Business English Courses

ISE offers part time Business English course which leads to the Cambridge BEC exam, an internationally recognised qualification that shows employers your skills for using English at work. 

Who should study Business English or take the BEC exam?

A Business English course is ideal for professionals, people who use English at work and for anyone living and working in the UK.

The courses develops your skills in using English at work, English for professional purposes and adds to existing levels of vocabulary and understanding of the English language.

Students of Business English Courses in Brighton at ISE are typically post-graduates looking for a internationally recognised qualification that demonstrates a high level of professional English. If you already have a degree and want to add the Cambridge Business English certificate to your CV, the BEC qualification is an excellent and accessible option.

Our Business English course runs for 6 hours per week so it is usually combined with a General English course, but not necessary. Check timetable options. 

What’s in the exam?

BEC exams demonstrate your skills for using professional English in the workplace.

There are three different levels of BEC exam: BEC Preliminary, BEC Vantage and BEC Higher.

Check timetable options

Who should study Business English or take the BEC exam?

A Business English course is ideal for professionals, people who use English at work and for anyone living and working in the UK.

Our Business English course runs for 6 hours per week so it is usually combined with a General English course, but not necessary.

What’s in the exam?

BEC exams demonstrate your skills for using professional English in the workplace.

There are three different levels of BEC exam: BEC Preliminary, BEC Vantage and BEC Higher.

Check timetable options

Evening Business English classes which may be combined with other classes to form a full time programme. It is not obligatory to take the exam if you prefer instead to enjoy only the Business classes.

Class structure

In small class sizes (average 4 students), the Business English course improves both written and spoken Business skills. It includes a comprehensive range of business documentation and situational language. Students practice and develop interview and face to face skills, taking examples from real life business scenarios together with useful business language for meetings, sales, presentations, negotiations and deals.

Students cover topics including; Travel & Tourism, Marketing, Operations, Finance, Human Resources, Hotel & Catering, Corporate Strategy and Innovation.

In the build up to the exam, class focus shifts more onto exam techniques with past exam papers practised under exam conditions and a review of modules covered in the syllabus.

Evening Business English classes which may be combined with other classes to form a full time programme. It is not obligatory to take the exam if you prefer instead to enjoy only the Business classes.

Class structure

In a maximum class size of 10 students, Business English improves both written and spoken Business skills. It includes a comprehensive range of business documentation and situational language. Students practice and develop interview and face to face skills, taking examples from real life business scenarios together with useful business language for meetings, sales, presentations, negotiations and deals.

Students cover topics including; Travel & Tourism, Marketing, Operations, Finance, Human Resources, Hotel & Catering, Corporate Strategy and Innovation.

In the build up to the exam, class focus shifts more onto exam techniques with past exam papers practised under exam conditions and a review of modules covered in the syllabus.

How can I join?

The course can be joined at anytime, as classes run continuously with a suggested study period of 12 weeks sufficient to prepare for an exam. Students should have an existing English level of high B1 or B2 before joining the Business English course. Please contact the school if you are interested in joining Business English.

If you are already in Brighton, come to visit us at 34 Duke Street to arrange a free trial lesson – try before you buy!

How can I join?

The course can be joined at anytime, as classes run continuously with a suggested study period of 12 weeks sufficient to prepare for an exam. Students should have an existing English level of high B1 or B2 before joining the Business English course. Please contact the school if you are interested in joining Business English.

If you are already in Brighton, come to visit us at 34 Duke Street to arrange a free trial lesson – try before you buy!

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