Language Courses

Welcome to Finnbrit where you can study English at all levels in small groups of 6-12 persons with qualified experienced English teachers, in a cosy and encouraging atmosphere!

Being among the oldest language training institutes in the Helsinki region, we boast a wealth of knowledge and expertise in language training and examinations. With our dedicated and highly motivated staff and cosy, well-situated premises in Punavuori, we provide you with modern and innovative language solutions. We also limit our class sizes to 12 students to ensure all students receive the attention and advice they deserve and learn as much as possible from our courses.

English Language Level Descriptions

Level A Basic user – Perustaso
A1 Breakthrough or beginner
A2 Waystage or elementary

Level B Independent user – Keskitaso
B1 Threshold or intermediate
B2 Vantage or upper intermediate

Level C Proficient user - Ylin taso
C1 Effective operational proficiency or advanced
C2 Mastery or proficiency

Not sure of your level? Contact the office to receive guidance and take a free level test.


Effective Business Communication (C1)

11.4–20.6.2019 Thursdays, 18:45–20:15 (no lesson on 30.5.19)
Two lessons on each Thursday, 20 lessons in total
Enrol on the course by 4.4.2019

Level: C1

During this course you will practise general business topics such as presenting yourself and your company, participating in meetings and negotiations, giving your opinion and building up your arguments, presentations on work related topics, describing products and services, discussing current affairs, (by using materials such as BBC, Financial Times etc.) and small talk. We will also do specific language activities related to the business areas of the participants. The topics may be for example, sales and marketing, HR, consultancy, legal English, finance and banking, information technology and artificial intelligence as well as the future of business.

The course material is included in the course fee.
Fee for members 250 € and non-members 310€

Teacher: Ian
Ian has worked in the EFL field for more than 25 years having gained his Teaching Certificate (CELTA) at The University of Canterbury. For most of his career he has worked in Finland, teaching in a wide diversity of companies offering Business Language Training, general English language development and confidence building activities in a realistic and applicable to everyday life competence development style. He spent 2 years in China (Shanghai) where he was the Academic Director for the EF Peoples' Square School during which time he was responsible for course planning, teacher training and material development. Ian believes in challenging the students to stretch their limits in a supportive way, offering advice, guidance and gentle correction.

Event Properties

Event Date 11.04.2019 18:45
Event End Date 20.06.2019 20:15
Capacity 12
Individual Price €310.00
Location Finnbrit

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