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Business English Elementary Course

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Course Overview

The Business Result English Elementary course materials are designed for adult learners to quickly and effectively master the English Language skills they need in the context of a professional work environment, covering the core skills of grammar, writing, speaking, and listening.

 

Curriculum

Oxford University Press

 

Prerequisites

This course is designed for participants with Basic English Language Skills.

 

Certification Exam

IESOL - Access A2

Those who successfully complete this exam will be awarded the City & Guilds IESOL Access A2 qualification (International English for Speakers of Other Languages).

 

About City & Guilds

Established 125 years ago, City & Guilds is the leading vocational awarding body in the UK, awarding almost 50% of all National Vocational Qualifications, and awards over 1,000,000 certificates every year. As the only major awarding body solely dedicated to vocational learning, City & Guilds offers companies worldwide a recognized skills benchmark.

 

Course Outline

 

Working with Words

Language at Work

Practically Speaking

Business Communication

Case Study / Activity

1 JOBS

Learning Outcomes: Say what you do & where you are from, Ask about personal information, Spell, Say hello & goodbye & introduce yourself & others

Countries, Nationalities, Jobs:

Japanese, British, technician, managing director, etc.

Present simple - be

 

Possessives

How to spell

Socializing:

Saying hello & goodbye

Activity:

The introductions game

2 PRODUCTS & SERVICES

Learning Outcomes: Talk about company types & activities, Ask about companies, Say numbers, Book & order things by phone

Company Types & Activities:

electronics, automobile, produce, provide, etc.

Present simple

How to say numbers

Booking & ordering by phone

Case study:

Choosing a supplier

3 LOCATION

Learning Outcomes: Talk about your company location & buildings, Ask for details about a workplace, Start & end a telephone call, Leave a telephone message

Location & company buildings:

head office, distribution centre, etc.

There is / there are

 

Some / any

How to start & end a telephone call

Telephoning:

Leaving telephone messages

Case study: Finding the right location

4 TECHNOLOGY

Learning Outcomes: Talk about technology, Talk about everyday activities, Ask questions in the present simple, Ask for & offer help

Technology & functions:

switch on, enter a password, etc.

Adverbs of frequency

 

Questions

How to use sequencing words

Exchanging information:

Asking for & offering help

Case study:

Making use of technology

5 COMMUNICATION

Learning Outcomes: Deal with documents & correspondence, Talk about a past event, Say sorry, Explain & solve a problem

Documents & correspondence:

print a hard copy, forward an email, etc.

Past simple - be & regular verbs

How to apologize

Exchanging information:

Solving problems

Case study:

Everyday tasks

6 CONTACTS

Learning Outcomes: Order food in a restaurant or cafe, Use time expressions to talk about the past, Describe a trip, Make general conversation

Food & drink:

menu, a coffee, some coffee, etc.

Past simple - irregular verbs

 

Time expressions

How to describe a trip

Socializing:

Making conversation

Activity:

The socializing game

7 DEPARTMENTS

Learning Outcomes: Describe departments & their responsibilities, Say where things are & give directions using prepositions, Show a visitor round a company

Responsibilities & departments:

be in charge of, Customer Services, etc.

Prepositions of place & movement

How to use this, that, these & those

Exchanging information:

Showing a visitor round

Case study:

Designing the perfect workplace

8 EMPLOYMENT

Learning Outcomes: Talk about professional qualities, skills & experience, Talk about what you are doing now & trends in the workplace, Tell the time, Arrange a meeting

Employment:

imaginative, practical, be good at..., etc.

Present continuous

How to tell the time

Meetings:

Arranging a meeting

Activity:

The right person for the job

9 COMPETITION

Learning Outcomes: Talk about competition & how to be competitive, Compare products & companies, Say prices, Compare & choose

Competition: wide choice, high quality, etc.

Comparatives

How to say prices

Meetings: Comparing & choosing

Case study: Making a supermarket competitive

10 TEAMWORK

Learning Outcomes: Talk about teams & teamwork, Discuss problems, Talk about present & future arrangements, Choose the best options, Respond to news, Give opinions

Working in teams:

attend meetings, solve problems, etc.

Present continuous - present & future

 

Superlatives

How to respond to news

Meetings:

Giving opinions

Case study:

Changing the way you work

11 TRAVEL

Learning Outcomes: Talk about air travel, Check in at the airport, Talk about future plans, Give reasons for actions, Talk about money, Book a hotel room & ask about hotel services

Air travel:

check-in, business class, passport control, etc.

Going to

 

Infinitive of purpose

How to talk about money

Travel:

Staying at a hotel

Case study:

Organizing a business trip

12 SCHEDULES

Learning Outcomes: Talk about schedules, Talk about recent past actions, Say when something happens using prepositions of time, Say dates, Plan a schedule

Calendars & schedules:

busy period, tight deadline, etc.

Present perfect

How to use prepositions of time

Meeting:

Planning a schedule

Activity:

The revision game