Business English Course

Eden Language Academy offers a Business English Course. Please click on the enquiry button below if you are interested in doing a course with us.

Business English Course

Course Details

In-person or Online Course

Our courses can be offered online (via a video conferencing platform such as Zoom) by our highly qualified and experienced teachers.

Alternatively, for a more immersive learning experience, students can travel to South Africa to attend an in-person course in an English speaking environment.

Course Duration

The total course duration is 130 hours and stretches over a period of 4 weeks.

Course Fees

Course fee:

For a group of 16 students: 1645 USD per person

For a group of 10 students: 2630 USD per person

Accommodation costs:

Week 1 – 3: 1050 USD per person (twin sharing & self-catering)

Week 4: students must book their own accommodation for 5 days

Course Material

The following study material is included in the course fee:

  • Student Guide
  • Comprehensive Slide Deck
  • Activities
  • Personal Progress Notebook

Business English

Business English refers to a specialized form of the English language that is tailored for use in professional and business contexts. It encompasses the vocabulary, expressions, and communication skills necessary for effective communication in various business-related situations. Business English covers written and spoken communication, including emails, reports, presentations, negotiations, and meetings. Proficiency in Business English is crucial for individuals engaged in international business, corporate settings, or any professional environment where clear and effective communication is essential. Learning Business English often involves acquiring the language skills specific to industries, understanding business etiquette, and mastering the language used in various business documents and correspondence. This specialized form of English is designed to enhance communication and facilitate successful interactions within the global business community.

Eden Language Academy’s Business English Course is designed to equip students with the necessary written and verbal communication skills needed in the English business world. This course will teach students the core grammatical structures, pronunciation, and business vocabulary and phrases to express themselves in English with greater fluency, accuracy, and confidence. This course takes an industry-specific approach which allows professionals to learn the specialised terminology associated with their particular field or area of activity.

Business English Course Outline

Week 1 – 3:

  • Business Writing Skills (Style & Register, Structure & Presentation, Business Correspondence, Proposals, & Report Writing)
  • Phone Etiquette
  • Presentation Skills
  • Meetings & Work Styles
  • Sales, Marketing & Advertising
  • Business Strategy
  • Social Business Talk
  • The Role of Business English in Time Management & Scheduling

Week 4:

  • Master the Foundation of Good Communication
  • Understanding the Essentials of Verbal, Non-Verbal, Visual and Written Communication
  • Foundation in Critical Thinking
  • Professional Workplace Skills
  • Entrepreneurial Skills