Effective Business Communication

Level: Intermediate/Advanced (B1 and above)
Course dates: 9.4.2020 – 25.6.2020 (No lesson on 30 April or 21 May.

Thursdays, 18:00–19:30, two lessons on each Thursday, 20 lessons in total

Improve the Business English relevant to your career!


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. We will also look at presentations on work related topics, describing products and services, discussing current affairs, (by using materials such as BBC, Financial Times etc.) and small talk. As well as all this, we will also practise 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, and the future of business.
The course material is included in the course fee.


Teacher: Ian Marson


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.


Course Fee: Members 250€ and Non-members 310€

Event Properties

Event Date 09.04.2020 18:00
Event End Date 25.06.2020 19:30
Registration Start Date 11.02.2020 14:00
Capacity 12
Cut off date 03.04.2020
Individual Price Member: 250€ Non Member: 310€
Location Finnbrit

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