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English 202 - Business English Course

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$349 Limited GST free / $174.50 / $279.20 / $314.10
English 202 - Business English Course

<h5 id="English202BusinessEnglishCourse">English 202 – Business English Course</h5><p>Learn business English to enhance your reading, writing and listening skills. Improve your career opportunities

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$349 Limited GST free / $174.50 / $279.20 / $314.10
Get in early for 15% discount until 31 Dec! Use code EARLYBIRD-18 at payment page.
This course is open to everyone including international students, visitors, migrants or workers – no student visa required.

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Course description

English 202 – Business English Course

Learn business English to enhance your reading, writing and listening skills. Improve your career opportunities and boost your confidence in everyday workplace situations.

This course gives individual attention and thorough training for students who are interested in business, currently studying business or students who are currently in a business environment.

If you want to learn Business English in Sydney, then this course is for you.

Who should attend?

This business English course is for those who are learning English as a second language and wish to start or advance their career. This course assumes advanced English conversation skills.

Agenda

During the course the intention is that all or some of the following will be covered, but not necessarily in the order given. Due to the variable nature of adult education classes, parts of the curriculum may be adapted to suit the needs of the class.

The detailed course agenda will be designed during the first class to accommodate students' needs for business English. The following are indications of some of the topics that may be covered during the course:

  • Reading and business writing skills – extended texts
  • Different purposes of written business communication eg. letters, memorandums, complaints, sales, claims, enquiries and responses; promotional material, flyers, newsletters, advertisements
  • Long reports
  • Listening skills and assertiveness
  • Staff recruiting and job-seeking skills

The course will include current material from the SMH, Financial Review and other business publications in addition to vocabulary, phrasal verbs and idiomatic language unique to business contexts.

Each term will also include a discussion about contemporary international business culture.

Students will also have an opportunity to prepare a presentation to the class on a business scenario.

Objectives

The intended Learning Outcomes for this course are as follows.

By the end of this Business English Course students will have:

  • Learned and practised a variety of strategies for using spoken English in a variety of business contexts
  • Participated in business type conversations
  • Practised composing and reading a variety of business documents
  • Practised writing informal and formal business texts
Important information

Please note: If you are unsure whether your level of English is adequate for this course then please contact the College by either phone or e-mail. We will be more than happy to speak with you, assess your language skills and help you decide what course would be most suitable for you.

Textbook

No textbook is required as tutors provide all materials. However, if you wish to purchase a dictionary, check with your tutor on the first day of class as to what they recommend.

If you purchase a book from Abbeys Bookstore in York St in the City, Sydney Community College students receive a 10% discount.

Other Information

Please bring pen, paper, folder and dictionary to class.

Avoid disappointment. Enrol early.

Please ensure that you have given a valid email and mobile number as all course changes will be communicated via sms or email.