Teaching Business English 30 Hour Online Course

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What you get

  • Fully accredited training
  • Personal tutor support
  • Internationally recognized certificate
  • Expert job hunting advice


£119

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Online Study



30 Study Hours



7 Modules



Internationally
Recognized
Certificate



50 Students

Why take the Teaching Business English course?

With the rise of international trade – particularly in thriving economies like China – and an increasingly competitive commercial market, it has become essential for non-native English speakers to learn the ‘working language’ of the world. As a result of this demand, employees and students around the world are seeking teachers specializing in Business English to help improve their English.

Teaching Business English (TBE) positions are among the most highly-paid jobs in the TEFL industry thanks to their global economic importance, with a huge number of vacancies available for certified teachers. As you are qualified to help students with networking opportunities and pitching enterprise ideas in English, this specialist skill enhances your resume and opens you to a wide selection of rewarding teaching positions worldwide.

Course syllabus

How it works

Our internationally recognized, fully accredited courses give you the ultimate flexibility to get TEFL qualified easily and enjoyably. You also benefit hugely from the course being delivered online, so you can study whenever and wherever it suits you, on any device in any location. With 24/7 access, you can fit your learning around your job, university classes or any other commitments. The course is helpfully structured with session guides, tips, quick student tasks, class resources, reflective tasks and quizzes to ensure you’re comfortable with the material.

About your online course

The 30 hour Teaching Business English course has been created to provide you with real, comprehensive knowledge of everything you need to become a confident, influential TEFL teacher. The 7 modules introduce you to the key elements of TBE teaching, from understanding the need for intercultural training and different cultural dimensions to being able to conduct an effective needs analysis or language audit. The modules have been specifically coordinated to be engaging, accessible and intuitive, with real-life classroom examples, quizzes and videos to review your learning.

What will I learn?

The online course will guide you through the stages of becoming a competent, confident TEFL teacher ready to take the reins in the classroom. You’ll learn all about:


  • Module 1: Introduction to Teaching Business English

    By the end of this module, you will:

    • Have a clearer understanding of how learning and teaching Business English differs from General English.
    • Have considered a range of different teaching contexts from classroom-based lessons to distance learning.
    • Have a clearer understanding of the role of the Business English teacher.
    • Have a greater understanding of the need to present language in context and focus on specific business communication skills.

  • Module 2: Needs analysis and course design

    By the end of this module, you will:

    • Have a clearer understanding of how to conduct an effective needs analysis or language audit.
    • Be able to confidently design a course with appropriate objectives and syllabus components.

     

  • Module 3: Selecting and developing materials

    By the end of this module, you will:

    • Have a greater awareness of the range of materials used to teach Business English.
    • Be better able to select appropriate materials when planning Business English classes.

  • Module 4: Teaching business speaking skills

    By the end of this module, you will:

    • Have a greater awareness of the range of Business English speaking skills taught in class.
    • Be more confident about teaching a range of Business English speaking skills.

  • Module 5: Teaching business writing skills

    By the end of this module, you will:

    • Have a greater awareness of the range of Business English writing skills taught in class.
    • Be more confident about teaching a range of Business English writing skills.

  • Module 6: Intercultural training

    By the end of this module, you will:

    • Understand the need for intercultural training and different cultural dimensions.
    • Know how to use practical activities in class to help learners understand their own culture, other cultures and how to cope with different cultures.

  • Module 7: Teaching English for specific purposes

    By the end of this module, you will:

    • Understand what is involved in teaching an ESP course and how this differs from teaching a General Business English course.
    • Have gained more confidence in teaching ESP.
    • Be able to consider the need for a clear needs analysis, subject knowledge and choosing suitable materials.
    • Have gained confidence in planning an ESP course and individual lessons

  • Assessment

    • Includes end of course test with multiple questions, requiring a pass mark of 80% or above.



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