Essential Business English Skills Part 1
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An easy and fun way to learn Business English that is interesting, fun, practical and full of material.
3.6 (4 ratings)
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Last updated 7/2016
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Includes:
  • 4.5 hours on-demand video
  • 5 Articles
  • 6 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • At the end of this course, you will have learnt over one hundred new business phrases
  • At the end of this course, you will have learnt over 170 new words
  • At the end of this course, you will have learnt about topics including 'Meetings', 'Cultural Relations', 'Describing Products', 'Offering advice', 'Using the past', 'Projects' and much more.
  • At the end of this course, you will have learnt a wide range of phrasal verbs (e.g: Finish off your report later)
  • At the end of this course, your pronunciation of many business related words and topics will have improved
  • At the end of this course, you will know how to talk with foreign colleagues or clients in simple and correct ways.
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Requirements
  • Students should have studied English previously, and their level should be at least B1 in the European Framework of Languages
  • Nothing else is required for this course. We will provide everything for you!
Description

This is a Business English course. It is designed for non-native speakers that have an intermediate to upper-intermediate level of English and want to improve their Business English Skills. This is Part 1 of a 3 part series, brought to you by Beyond English.

The course is FULL of useful information:

  • 20 Videos (around 4 hours) - all videos include animated scenes, useful vocabulary with pronunciation practice, dialogues and key phrases.
  • 40 Pages of reading, grammar and vocabulary exercises.
  • Over 170 useful Business-related words.
  • Over 100 useful Business-related phrases.

The course teaches Business topics which include: Introductions & Running Meetings, Business Etiquette, Contacting People, Taking Messages, Having Guests & Visitors, Offers & Requests, Attending Meetings & Conferences, Company History & Projects. 

1000's of students have taken this course in China and we're now bringing this to an international platform - this is well worth the money. So come and join us and improve your Business English today!

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is suitable for anyone at Level B1 and above (European Framework of Languages)
  • This course is suitable for anyone who is interested in improving their professional English
  • This course is suitable for anyone who is interested in improving their Business knowledge
  • This course is suitable for anyone who is interested in passing a Business English Exam, such as BEC
  • This course isn't suitable for anyone who is a beginner in English
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Curriculum For This Course
46 Lectures
04:22:06
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Introduction to the course
1 Lecture 04:46

This test is designed to see how much you know about Business English and the general English already. 

Pre-Course Test
8 questions

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Unit 1: Introductions and Meetings
9 Lectures 49:40

You can watch and listen to these parts. They review the dialogues and the words from each video lesson. Use them to practice your pronunciation and to remember the new vocabulary.

Introductions: Recap & Repeat
03:13

Arriving at a meeting
07:11

You can watch and listen to these parts. They review the dialogues and the words from each video lesson. Use them to practice your pronunciation and to remember the new vocabulary.

Arriving at a meeting: Recap & Repeat
03:50

Starting a meeting
07:50

You can watch and listen to these parts. They review the dialogues and the words from each video lesson. Use them to practice your pronunciation and to remember the new vocabulary.

Starting a meeting: Recap & Repeat
04:41

Business Cards & Etiquette
08:47

You can watch and listen to these parts. They review the dialogues and the words from each video lesson. Use them to practice your pronunciation and to remember the new vocabulary.

Business Cards & Etiquette: Recap & Repeat
03:03

Unit 1 Workbook
00:10

Review of Unit 1
5 questions
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Unit 2: Contacting Clients & Customers
9 Lectures 47:52
Making Contact
07:46

You can watch and listen to these parts. They review the dialogues and the words from each video lesson. Use them to practice your pronunciation and to remember the new vocabulary.

Making Contact: Recap & Repeat
04:53

Taking and leaving messages
08:17

You can watch and listen to these parts. They review the dialogues and the words from each video lesson. Use them to practice your pronunciation and to remember the new vocabulary.

Taking and leaving messages: Recap & Repeat
03:29

Checking and Clarifying I
10:21

You can watch and listen to these parts. They review the dialogues and the words from each video lesson. Use them to practice your pronunciation and to remember the new vocabulary.

Checking and Clarifying I: Recap & Repeat
03:35

Checking and Clarifying II
06:40

You can watch and listen to these parts. They review the dialogues and the words from each video lesson. Use them to practice your pronunciation and to remember the new vocabulary.

Checking and Clarifying II: Recap & Repeat
02:41

Unit 2 Workbook
00:10

Review of Unit 2
6 questions
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Unit 3: Having Guests & Visitors
9 Lectures 51:16
Greeting People
08:26

You can watch and listen to these parts. They review the dialogues and the words from each video lesson. Use them to practice your pronunciation and to remember the new vocabulary.

Preview 04:41

Meeting People
09:36

You can watch and listen to these parts. They review the dialogues and the words from each video lesson. Use them to practice your pronunciation and to remember the new vocabulary.

Meeting People: Recap & Repeat
04:41

Offers and Requests
08:58

You can watch and listen to these parts. They review the dialogues and the words from each video lesson. Use them to practice your pronunciation and to remember the new vocabulary.

Offers and Requests: Recap & Repeat
03:19

Small Talk, Direct & Indirect Speech
08:58

You can watch and listen to these parts. They review the dialogues and the words from each video lesson. Use them to practice your pronunciation and to remember the new vocabulary.

Small Talk, Direct & Indirect Speech: Recap & Repeat
02:27

Unit 3: Workbook
00:10

Review of Unit 3
8 questions
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Unit 4: Attending Meetings & Conferences
9 Lectures 57:47
Telling Others Your Opinion
11:47

You can watch and listen to these parts. They review the dialogues and the words from each video lesson. Use them to practice your pronunciation and to remember the new vocabulary.

Telling Others Your Opinion: Recap & Repeat
04:00

Arguments For & Against
09:26

You can watch and listen to these parts. They review the dialogues and the words from each video lesson. Use them to practice your pronunciation and to remember the new vocabulary.

Arguments For & Against: Recap & Repeat
04:46

Asking For Thoughts & Opinions
09:35

You can watch and listen to these parts. They review the dialogues and the words from each video lesson. Use them to practice your pronunciation and to remember the new vocabulary.

Asking For Thoughts & Opinions: Recap & Repeat
05:02

Agreeing & Disagreeing
09:08

You can watch and listen to these parts. They review the dialogues and the words from each video lesson. Use them to practice your pronunciation and to remember the new vocabulary.

Agreeing & Disagreeing: Recap & Repeat
03:53

Unit 4: Workbook
00:10

Review of Unit 4
8 questions
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Unit 5: Talking About Company History
9 Lectures 50:46
Presentations
07:37

You can watch and listen to these parts. They review the dialogues and the words from each video lesson. Use them to practice your pronunciation and to remember the new vocabulary.

Presentations: Recap & Repeat
03:53

Talking About Projects
08:17

You can watch and listen to these parts. They review the dialogues and the words from each video lesson. Use them to practice your pronunciation and to remember the new vocabulary.

Talking About Projects: Recap & Repeat
04:50

Past Events & Projects
09:04

You can watch and listen to these parts. They review the dialogues and the words from each video lesson. Use them to practice your pronunciation and to remember the new vocabulary.

Past Events & Projects: Recap & Repeat
04:14

Company History
07:48

You can watch and listen to these parts. They review the dialogues and the words from each video lesson. Use them to practice your pronunciation and to remember the new vocabulary.

Company History: Recap & Repeat
04:53

Unit 5: Workbook
00:10

Review of Unit 5
5 questions
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Post-Course Test
0 Lectures 00:00

This test is to see how much you've learnt and understood from this course. If you get over 80%, then that shows you've learnt a lot! 

Good luck. 

Post-Course Test
10 questions
About the Instructor
Dane Smith-Burchnell
4.0 Average rating
25 Reviews
108 Students
3 Courses
Business English Teacher

Hi everyone, I am Dane. I am passionate about teaching English in a fun, interactive and above all, practical way. That's why my company has created these easy to watch videos to learn anytime any place. 


I have over 6 years of experience teaching English, in England and abroad in Asia. I'm really excited about bringing my experience and expertise to a wider market to help create a better learning environment for people. I hope these videos really benefit people to improve their jobs and lives.

I hope you enjoy them!

Mark Smith
4.1 Average rating
28 Reviews
118 Students
3 Courses
English Teacher

I am an English Teacher from the UK. I have been teaching for around 10 years. I specialize in Business English and IELTS training. I also speak Spanish, French and some Mandarin and Portuguese.

I was born in Birmingham, UK and studied Spanish, French and Portuguese at Sheffield University. I have lived and taught in many countries during my life including Guatemala, Honduras, France, Spain and China.

I have a Bachelors degree and over 160 Hours of ESL training. I have worked for one of the World's largest English training centers (Wall Street English). I am now the COO of Beyond English, a company specializing in IELTS and corporate English training.