Business Speaking and Writing
Business Speaking is designed for intermediate and upper-intermediate learners who want to improve their spoken communication skills in a variety of business contexts. It can be used across a range of devices, allowing for seamless mobile study. Business Speaking is also supported by a full range of blended lessons with an emphasis on speaking that can be used for face-to-face learning.
At a Glance
Level: CEFR B1 - B2 | TOEIC® 550 - 900*
Number of Lessons: 60 (Digital); 30 (Blended).
Lesson Duration: Approx. 45 mins (Digital); 60 mins (Blended).
Key Content: Meetings and discussions; Negotiations and sales; Presentations and Q/A; Problems and complaints; Projects and plans; Small talk and networking; Telephoning and conference calls.
Content-rich lessons from B1 - B2 level presenting language in 30 of the most common business situations.
Coverage of over 600 key expressions that are transferable across different industries and work settings.
A wide range of exercise types including comprehension and practice activities that develop both micro and macro level skills in listening and pronunciation.
Interactive role-plays that offer realistic conversation practice in everyday business situations.
A useful Language Study cycle that summarises key phrases, and explains how and when they should be used.
Material that includes a variety of accents to help prepare learners for interactions with native and non-native speakers of English in the work-place.
30 blended lessons which focus on speaking skills and complement digital lessons.
Writing for Business
At a Glance
Level: CEFR B1 – C1 | TOEIC® 440+*
Number of Lessons: 105 (Digital).
Lesson Duration: Approx. 60 mins.
Key Content: Writing Emails, Formal Letters, Reports, Presentations and Memos.
Additional Features: Correction by an experienced online tutor.
105 lessons broken down into 7 levels from B1 – C1 level.
Topics and tasks that cover a wide range of everyday business contexts.
Optional, personalized feedback from a tutor on writing tasks that details task achievement, organization of information, range and accuracy of language used, and style and register.
Structured practice to help learners plan, draft and finalize their writing with helpful tips and model writing for reference.
Printable end-of-lesson reviews with model texts, dos and don’ts and useful phrases.
Built-in progress updates and an end of course test to measure improvement.
End-of-lesson tests to measure progress.
About WordMine 2
WordMine 2 is designed for learners at all levels who want to improve their range and control of new vocabulary. The series is comprised of courses to practice general vocabulary, and specialised subject areas, and will help students master hundreds of new words in context. The course offers a flexible, effective way to increase English vocabulary in just 15 minutes a day.
WordMine 2 uses adaptive learning technology to help students focus on words they don’t know, and tracks their knowledge of meaning, written form and spoken form. A spaced repetition learning system is used to introduce new vocabulary and provide repeated and varied practice of words in the study cycle ensuring long-term retention.
At a Glance :
Level: CEFR A1 - C1
Hours of Content: 25 Hours - 500 Words (Vocabulary for ESP Areas).
Key Content: Subject Areas: Business: General Business (3 levels), Meetings, Negotiations, Presenting, Telephoning, Management.
A level check to assess ability and ensure each learner is working at the correct level (Vocabulary for General English only).
A unique, adaptive learning system that introduces new words, repeats and recycles items in training, and banks vocabulary that has been mastered.
A wide range of exercise types to practice meaning, spelling and pronunciation of new words.
A substantial choice of content to support vocabulary development in business learning environment.