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The English Express II™: Basic English for Business


Course Objective

In this 2-day intensive programme, participants will acquire the skills to converse (in English) with confidence when discussing topics related to business. It will also help them understand business writings/literature better.

Course Methodology

This programme focuses on learning business-related words and phrases and using them correctly. 14 topics will be covered in 7 slots. In each slot, the first half will be spent learning key terminology. In the second half, participants will share their views in the setting of a business meeting where they apply the words and phrases learned. The basic scenarios will be given to enable the participants to create their own content. In the process, they will also learn how to conduct or participate in a business meeting. The trainer will be actively coaching the participants to correct their grammar, pronunciation and vocabulary.

Course Syllabus

Module 1
Introduction to Business Terminology, Basics of Business Meetings
Overview of business terminology and learning the basics of a business meeting such as key roles, key items in the agenda, and the commonly used words and phrases
Module 2
Business & Businesses, The Changing World, Global Trading
Learning and applying the relevant terminology
Module 3
Production, Sustainable Development
Learning and applying the relevant terminology
Module 4
Sales, Business Performance
Learning and applying the relevant terminology
Module 5
Finance
Learning and applying the relevant terminology
Module 6
Marketing, Increasing Sales
Learning and applying the relevant terminology
Module 7
Customer Service, Services
Learning and applying the relevant terminology
Module 8
Managers, Employees
Learning and applying the relevant terminology