About this course
Realise your full potential at work
English is essential if you want to get ahead in today’s fast-paced global economy. Therefore, this course has been specifically designed to give you the skills required to communicate effectively in the world’s business language.
The course is focused on contexts that are relevant to your working life. So your teacher will select materials to help you with the specific areas you want to improve. These might include negotiating skills, telephone and teleconference skills, giving presentations or managing meetings.
Everything you need to help you realise your full potential at work.
On this course you will:
- Improve every aspect of your English to better communicate more effectively in the workplace
- Use targeted, up-to-date business materials that help with specific areas in which you want to improve
- Put you in touch with other professionals, allowing you to share business ideas and solutions as well as building your professional network
Why should you choose this course from the British Council?
Learn the world’s business language with the world’s English experts and you will:
- Be taught by highly qualified teachers
- Experience business focused lessons that use modern techniques, allowing you to practice English through role-plays, presentations and written tasks
- Gain access to the world’s largest online learning resource with specific business learning tools
- See your skills progress in all areas relevant to your workplace
The right level for you.
We offer Business English courses to suit everyone and have grouped ability levels into 4 categories, from pre-intermediate level for those with basic English skills right up to advanced for those who have almost mastered the language.
If you’re a new British Council student you’ll need to take a placement test to find out which is the right course level for you. These tests take place in our teaching centres in Agouza and Heliopolis and you can book your placement test online on here.
How will I be assessed?
At the end of the course, you will receive a grade based on your progress in speaking, listening, reading and writing, and also on your test scores.
If you pass, you will progress to the next level. If you are not successful, you may repeat the course. You must attend at least 10 out of 14 lessons to pass.