Business Communication Skills

BUSINESS
Mid star

This course is designed for companies who would like to improve the employees' English proficiency. Participants will acquire English skills that convey fluency, expertise and professionalism.

Course venue: Din arbeidsplass
Course fee: From NOK

Customized Business English courses for improved communication

The course programme and material have been developed with a high degree of flexibility so that they can be easily adapted to meet the needs of the participants’ work situations and language levels.

We have been teaching customized Business Communication Skills (BCS) courses to companies for 20 years and we are proud of the positive feedback we have received.

GOAL OF BCS

This course is designed to enhance your Business English skills effectively in a relaxed and positive learning environment.

You will:

  • improve your communication skills in specific work-related scenarios.
  • increase your level of confidence and professionalism in oral and written communication.
  • enhance your grammar, pronunciation, vocabulary, sentence construction and punctuation.
  • know when to use formal/informal style and tone.
  • learn how to clearly explain specialist terminology used in the workplace.

METHOD AND APPROACH  

  • Pre-course consultation with participants by the teacher. Teacher gathers information regarding:
    • Relevant topics and scenarios
    • Employees’ work responsibilities
    • Current use of English at work
    • Language levels
  • Tailored classroom sessions using the various standalone BCS modules that can be done in any order.
  • Additional material directly related to the participants’ work.
  • Classes adapted to suit the learner´s needs and requirements.
  • Using the newly acquired skills through engaging activities.
  • Highly skilled and educated teachers who ensure job-relevant and effective teaching.

CLASS OPTIONS

We provide classes at our schools or at the client´s premises. It is also possible to have classes online.

  • Workshop: 2-day intensive or 4-day
  • Weekly classes
  • Online classes

ONLINE EXERCISES

When you sign up for a BCS course, you will receive access to our online program. This program comprises eight modules with oral and written assignments.

LEVELS & CONTENT

Business Communication Skills Basic - (B1: Lower Intermediate) 
BCS Basic is a course for people who are using English in a business context for the first time. You will gain a solid foundation in a variety of skills.

It consists of the following modules:

  • Social English
  • Business Writing (e-mails)
  • Telephoning
  • Meetings
  • Grammar for the Workplace

Business Communication Skills 1 - (B1/B2: Intermediate/Upper Intermediate) 
BCS 1 is suitable for people who wish to significantly improve their professional English communication abilities.

It consists of the following modules:

  • Social English
  • Business Writing (e-mails)
  • Telephoning
  • Meetings and Negotiations
  • Presentations
  • Grammar for the Workplace

Business Communication Skills 2 - (B2/C1: Upper Intermediate/Advanced)
BCS 2 expands on several of the BCS 1 modules and includes new, challenging material.

It consists of the following modules:

  • Social English
  • Business Writing (reports, guidelines, official documents)
  • Meetings and Negotiations
  • Presentations & Describing Trends
  • Pronunciation
  • Discussion & Interpretation of Articles
  • Grammar for the Workplace (as needed)

Frequently asked questions

We offer many varieties of corporate language training. Simply email us at post@lingu.no or call us on 40 3000 40 (option 1) and we will give you swift advice on options geared to your specific needs. 

Certainly. Lingu offers two kinds of language courses for companies:  General Language Courses, and Specialised Language Courses focused around a client’s area of business.  With both types of course, we listen precisely to what the client needs and deliver a programme shaped exactly to meet these. 

Yes. We organise corporate courses on both our own and companies’ premises.  At Lingu, we make sure that we deliver the course which suits you best when it comes to location, as well as content and timing.

Lingu has over 20 years of experience in delivering tailored corporate language courses. Our over 100, satisfied corporate clients have included such big names as: 

  • DNB

  • Norges Bank (NBIM) 

  • Skattetaten

  • Apotek 1

  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs

  • Rema 1000

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This course is available on request

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