General Business Communication:
A general business course focuses on all of the core business skills you need to function in your office. Whatever your current level of English we believe that you can learn English for business.
Our functional courses look at the following topics:
• Business introductions
• Talking about numbers and charts
• Meeting clients
• Making an appointment
• Telephone skills
General Business English Courses
A business English course at Insight focuses on all of the core business skills you need to function in your career. Whatever your current level of English we believe that you can learn business English. Business English lessons at Insight can cover all business English topics or choose to focus on the topics which have the greatest impact on your career.
Our business English courses look at the following topics:
- Business introductions
- Talking about numbers and describing graphs
- Meeting clients effectively
- Telephone skills
- Presentation skills
- Email writing skills
- Negotiating skills
- Describing roles and responsibilities
- Business travel
- Business Entertainment
- Email writing
General business English courses can be taught at Elementary, Pre-Intermediate, Intermediate, Upper-Intermediate or Advanced levels. Each business English course focuses on business English relevant to your current English proficiency, allowing you to develop your English skills at a level suitable to you.
All our business English courses focus on student speaking time and participation in class. As students learn business English their confidence will grow and their overall business English communication skills will develop.
All Insight’s business English courses can be studied privately or in small groups. Private business English lessons are highly tailored and focused on the individual student’s needs and students will show significant progress in relatively short timeframes. A small group business English course allows students the opportunity to communicate with each other through speaking exercises and discussion topics, developing their overall business English skills considerably. It is also possible to study a business English course online live privately or in small groups.
Business English Courses for Email Writing
Email writing is one of the most important English skills in today’s corporate environment. Whether emailing internally to foreign colleagues or emailing internationally to overseas partners, business English email writing is a skill that you cannot live without.
Learn business English email writing at Insight to improve your written communication. Learn how to structure a professional email, enhance your grammatical accuracy and study how to get the tone right to ensure the reader understands and appreciates your important business English emails.
Study the following topics with a business English Course for email writing:
- Professional email structure
- Formal and Informal emails
- Dealing with enquiries
- Requesting action
- Exchanging Information
- Making and confirming arrangements
- Giving advice and making suggestions
- Being brief and businesslike
- Being polite and diplomatic
- Negotiating through email
- Discussing terms and asking for payment
- Dealing with complaints and apologizing
- Ensuring you have the correct tone
Insight can tailor business English for email writing lessons to meet your individual needs ensure your business English emails are professional and hit the right note with colleagues, customers and suppliers. Simply call your local branch to set up a consultation, free assessment and business English for email writing demonstration lesson.
Business English Courses for Negotiating
Negotiating in English is a skill that requires accuracy and confidence. Whether you need to negotiate a business contract, higher salary or simply make a purchase from the market, Insight have a business English course for you.
At Insight we provide business English lessons giving you the language you need for successful business negotiation. We look at a number of topics that include:
- Talking about prices
• Making an offer
• Offering concessions
• Agreeing next steps
• Clarifying individual points
• Agreeing on dates and payment terms
• Writing a follow up email
A business English course for Negotiating at Insight can be tailor made to fit your own unique situation. Simply call your local branch to set up a consultation, free assessment and business English for negotiating demonstration lesson.
Business English Courses for Meetings
Attending a meeting that is not in your first language can be a stressful experience. Take a business English meetings course with Insight to build the skills you need to be an effective participant or leader in a business meeting.
Learn business English for Meetings and cover a range of topics that will help develop your language use and confidence:
- Introducing yourself
• Opening a meeting
• Language for agreeing/disagreeing
• Taking meeting minutes
• Confirming and summarizing information
• Asking questions
• Clarifying information
Insight can tailor business English for meetings lessons to meet your individual needs and give you the language needed to make an impact. Simply call your local branch to set up a consultation, free assessment and business English for meetings demonstration lesson.
Business English Courses for Presentations
Standing up in front of a group of colleagues, clients or senior management and giving a presentation can be a stressful experience even for the most experienced people. Insight’s business English presentation course takes the stress out of presentations and gives you the language and structure you need to make your business presentation successful.
At Insight we understand that everyone has unique needs and can tailor business English lessons to meet your specific requirements. A free needs analysis and assessment helps us determine the type of presentation you need help with and a business English course for presentations can be designed for you.
We can help you with the following types of presentation and topics:
- Formal/informal presentations
• Opening a presentation
• Transitioning through different parts of a presentation
• Presenting graphs and numbers
• Optimizing your power point slides
• Dealing with questions
• Closing a presentation
Contact Insight now to see how we can improve your business presentations. Simply call your local branch to set up a consultation, free assessment and business English for presentations demonstration lesson.
Business English Courses for Cover Letter Writing, CV Writing & Interview
A well written cover letter, CV and a successful interview can literally be life changing. A business English course with Insight prepares you for your next interview and allows you to practice the questions and situations that you are likely to face. Business English lessons at Insight can also assist you in writing a professional resume that will stand out in today’s competitive job market.
Whether you are at the first stage of applying for a job, having an interview for your first job, a more senior position or a university place we have a business English course for you.
Our needs analysis looks at the type of job you are applying for, the style of interview you are attending and then prepares you for the selection process.
Topics covered include:
- Preparing to go to the interview
• How to introduce yourself
• How to talk about prior experience
• How to talk about your achievements
• How to ask questions
Business English Courses Online
At Insight we understand it is not always possible to attend in-school business English lessons. We offer all our business English courses from the comfort of your own home or office without the need to travel to our school. Learn business English Online Live with one of our professional experienced native English speaking Instructors.
Our online live business English lessons have embedded study materials from world-renowned publishers, such as Cambridge University Press and Oxford University Press. Online textbooks are utilized to enhance the learning experience and are coupled with authentic audio material to improve all your language skills.