Business Speaking and Writing
Business Speaking is designed for intermediate and upper-intermediate learners who want to improve their spoken communication skills in a variety of business contexts. It can be used across a range of devices, allowing for seamless mobile study. Business Speaking is also supported by a full range of blended lessons with an emphasis on speaking that can be used for face-to-face learning.
At a Glance
Level: CEFR B1 - B2 | TOEIC® 550 - 900*
Number of Lessons: 60 (Digital); 30 (Blended).
Lesson Duration: Approx. 45 mins (Digital); 60 mins (Blended).
Key Content: Meetings and discussions; Negotiations and sales; Presentations and Q/A; Problems and complaints; Projects and plans; Small talk and networking; Telephoning and conference calls.
Content-rich lessons from B1 - B2 level presenting language in 30 of the most common business situations.
Coverage of over 600 key expressions that are transferable across different industries and work settings.
A wide range of exercise types including comprehension and practice activities that develop both micro and macro level skills in listening and pronunciation.
Interactive role-plays that offer realistic conversation practice in everyday business situations.
A useful Language Study cycle that summarises key phrases, and explains how and when they should be used.
Material that includes a variety of accents to help prepare learners for interactions with native and non-native speakers of English in the work-place.
30 blended lessons which focus on speaking skills and complement digital lessons.
*TOEIC® is a registered trademark of the Educational Testing Service (ETS). Business Speaking is not endorsed or approved by ETS
Writing for Business
At a Glance
Level: CEFR B1 – C1 | TOEIC® 440+*
Number of Lessons: 105 (Digital).
Lesson Duration: Approx. 60 mins.
Key Content: Writing Emails, Formal Letters, Reports, Presentations and Memos.
Additional Features: Correction by an experienced online tutor.
105 lessons broken down into 7 levels from B1 – C1 level.
Topics and tasks that cover a wide range of everyday business contexts.
Optional, personalized feedback from a tutor on writing tasks that details task achievement, organization of information, range and accuracy of language used, and style and register.
Structured practice to help learners plan, draft and finalize their writing with helpful tips and model writing for reference.
Printable end-of-lesson reviews with model texts, dos and don’ts and useful phrases.
Built-in progress updates and an end of course test to measure improvement.
End-of-lesson tests to measure progress.
Writing for Business is available for use on a PC, laptop or 9.6"+ tablet via browser.