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Teaching Business English

  • Are you interested in teaching in-company classes?

  • Would you like to build a syllabus for private one-to-one classes?

  • Are you interested in teaching Business English or English for Specific Purposes?

Then this course is for you!

As a TEFL teacher it’s important to have as many options open to you as possible. With English as a global language the demand for Business English teachers is growing significantly. This course allows you to improve your teaching skills and work as an in-company teacher.

By the end of this blended course you:

  • will have all the knowledge and skills to teach Business English to different levels and students with different business backgrounds.
  • will be able to design a course adapted to your students´ needs
  • will have enhanced your CV including a Teaching Business English Certificate.

Course type

  • Blended Course: 2 days (3 hours each) at our centre in Rome + 24 hours online
  • Duration: 30 hours

Course overwiev

1. What is Business English?

  • Business English definitions
  • Types of Business English
  • Business English contexts

2. Create a Needs Analysis

  • Needs analysis
  • Learning Preferences
  • Setting SMART goals

3. Course Design

  • Setting objectives
  • Syllabus components
  • Negotiating the syllabus

4. Selecting and developing materials

  • Published materials
  • Authentic materials
  • Learner produced materials

5. Speaking Skills for Business

  • Socializing & Small talk
  • Telephone
  • Presentations and meetings

6. Writing Skills for Business

  • Genres of Business Writing
  • Correcting errors

7. Teaching 1-1 classes

  • Managing conversation
  • Giving feedback
  • Role-plays and simulations

8. Teaching Business English to groups

  • Managing classes
  • Giving feedback
  • Business Games

Evaluation and assessment:

  • You will have to complete all the course tasks to a satisfactory standard in order to receive the Teaching Business English Certificate.
  • You will have to fully participate, both face-to-face and online.


  • Must be a certified teacher
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must be a native / fluent English speaker

Next Course:

1. Wednesday 12th & Friday 14th February 2020

From: 10am-1pm both days

2. Monday 1st & Tuesday 2nd April 2020

From: 10am-1pm both days

 Fee: €99

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