Online English for Professionals - 11 Jan - 15 March 2021


Quick Overview

This is a 10 week course from 11 January to 15 March 2021 with a class of 1 hour 30 minutes every Monday at 18:00. We recommend a minimum English level of B2/Upper-Intermediate to get the most from this course. Each class has a maximum of 14 students. You will normally have one main teacher each week. The classes have a different focus:


Each class aims to build your English confidence and fluency exclusively in a variety of work and professional contexts. There is a mix of planned focuses from our business syllabus and course book resources, plus your teacher will also design activities and materials to suit the needs of each particular group and set of students each week.

It is possible to join this course after it has started, with a small deduction per number of weeks missed. This has been calculated in the price showing above (standard price: £220 for 10 weeks)

Class Times

Class times are 18:00 to 19:30 UK time.

Dates & Details

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By agreeing that IH Bristol can process your booking immediately you confirm that you are aware that, in the event of a cancellation, IH Bristol may charge you for services already rendered. If you select 'No' in the 'Process my booking immediately' your booking will be processed by us after 14 days (cooling-off period).

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When you have booked your course, we will send you a one-hour English placement test, so we can check you meet the minimum required level for this course (minimum numbers apply).

Our English for Professionals online course helps you to improve your work English and confidence in real world professional contexts. Examples are performing effectively at interview, understanding and taking part in effective meetings, and how to improve your report writing skills. You will also learn the grammar, vocabulary and cultural knowledge necessary for performing effectively in international professional settings. There is an emphasis on practical, effective and natural communication.

The syllabus
We have designed a flexible syllabus to allow students to join in any week. Therefore we can cover a wide range of important areas of English for Professionals, adapted to suit your needs. Here is a list of the areas and some examples of the things we often do in each area::
topics: meetings, interviews, presentations, networking, CV and cover letters
grammar: tenses and verb structures, conditionals, modal verbs, determiners
vocabulary: describing data trends accurately, high-level natural phrases for networking
pronunciation: word stress, difficult sounds, natural pronunciation and phonology for listening
the four skills: reading, writing, speaking & listening, to improve your communication skills
effective communication: choosing register (formality) effectively, being a good listener, effective reports
functional language: being diplomatic, presenting new information, introductions, persuasion

Additional Information

Start Date 11 Jan 2021
Syllabus Download