Docklands Academy, London's English for Business course focuses upon the functional language required in the world of business and marketing. Docklands Academy, London is situated on the edge of Canary Wharf, so you will find yourself perfectly located for entering the business world. The minimum study time for the course is a week, although we recommend a month to fully explore the language and practical elements of the course.
The course features the following topics, which can be adapted to suit the needs of individual learners or groups:
Socialising / Small talk / Cultural Difference Awareness
Language for phone conversations
Language for Meetings (Chairing, setting the agenda, moderating, turn-taking etc.)
Business Correspondence – register, style and standard phrases (Memos, Letters, E-mailing, reports etc.)
CV writing (also Cover Letters)
Negotiation (agreeing, disagreeing, giving explanations, taking the floor, interrupting, asking for opinions etc)
Colloquial Business Language
Finance / Accounting English (Dealing with numbers and figures, Describing trends, Corporate finance vocabulary, Understanding and producing financial reports etc.)
Process Management (Describing processes, Cause and Effect / Process Essays, Criticising – recommending, quality assurance etc.)
At the end of the course, successful candidates will receive a certificate of attendance and course completion.
Enrolment: Join this course at any time of the year and start classes any day except for weekends and Bank Holidays when Docklands Academy, London is closed.
£50 Courses up to 4 weeks (students may pay more to buy the coursebook if they wish)
£75 Courses more than 4 weeks (includes the cost of the coursebook)
Entry Requirements: You must be 16 years-old or over at the time of registration. You must be B1 Level of the Common European Framework Reference (CEFR) to start the course. You may need a Student Visitor Visa depending on which country you come from.
you must be 16 years-old or over at the time of registration.
You may need a Student Visitor Visa depending on which country you come from.
Students can start at any level from A1 to C2 in the Common European Framework Reference (CEFR) according to the result of the placement test.