Business and Executive English Courses for Professionals

We analyse and define your unique needs as a language learner and as a professional, and we respond to them.

ENTRY LEVEL:

Elementary

(Courses with Business Module 2 require intermediate)

MAX CLASS SIZE:

6 adults*
Average 3-4
*(8 in July and August)

ENROLMENT DATE:

Every Monday

 FOR GENERAL BUSINESS PURPOSES

Courses Bus1, Bus2, Exec2 and Exec3 are perfect for improving your English for a wide range of professional situations – you select the course intensity and balance of course modules to suit your specific requirements, based entirely on mini-group tuition or with a substantial element of 1-to-1 tuition.

Classes are scheduled between 9.10 and 18.05 Monday to Friday (please note you will need to arrive by 8.20 on your first Monday for a test and induction)

INDUSTRY-SPECIFIC

With over 20 years’ experience training corporate personnel from hundreds of companies worldwide, we have expertise in teaching people from:- law firms; banking & finance; airports & air navigation; telecommunications; retail; wholesale, distribution & logistics; transport; engineering; international trade; import/export & shipping; automotive & steel industries; dairy, confectionery and food production; public services; utility regulatory bodies; and many other areas. Course B3 and the Executive courses are appropriate if your needs relate directly to your professional area.

 FOR SPECIAL PROJECTS

We can help you prepare for a particular presentation, negotiation, conference or interview. The Executive English courses are ideal for these purposes – individual attention from your tutors is vital to the successful development of your project, while the group lessons develop your overall communicative ability for a wider range of business situations. 

Severnvale is a BULATS examination centre and tests can be arranged on request

Core Components

Business Module 1 – ‘ESSENTIAL BUSINESS FUNCTIONS’
(10 lessons per week included in all business & executive courses except E1; Max. class size 6, av. 3-4 at all times of year)

Select from the following ‘menu’:

  • Telephoning
  • Written communications (formal & informal) including email
  • Reading business texts
  • Numerical information & basic statistics
  • Visiting & visitors
  • Entertaining
  • Dealing with native speakers
  • Diplomacy & etiquette
  • General presentation techniques
  • Personal arrangements & business travel
  • The language of meetings
  • Describing the company
  • International business culture & protocol

Business Module 2 – ‘SKILLS & DEPARTMENTAL FUNCTIONS’
DEPARTMENTAL FUNCTIONS’
(5 lessons per week included in business & executive courses B3, E1 & E4; Max. class size 6, av. 2-3 at all times of year)

Please note that a higher level of English is required for this module, so the courses which include it are limited to English levels of Intermediate and above.

Select from the following ‘menu’:

  • Telephone conferencing
  • Presenting specific content
  • Formal meetings & video conferencing
  • Negotiations
  • Graphic & visual display
  • Human resources
  • Production & process
  • Marketing & advertising
  • Sales, distribution & logistics
  • Reading or writing reports
  • Public relations
  • Financial matters
  • Legal matters
  • Premises & equipment
  • Changes in the company
  • Environmental issues
  • Product description
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25 Claremont Hill
Shrewsbury
Shropshire
SY1 1RD
United Kingdom