Teacher development course

Certificate in Teaching Business English

Who is this course for?

The Teaching Business English course is designed for teachers who would like to widen their skill set in the area of teaching Business English and teaching English in-company. We recommend having an initial TEFL certification, such as a CELTA qualification, or some teaching experience before considering this course.

What will you learn?

The Teaching Business English course covers a range of topics within the Business English environment, including:

  • Business English essentials
  • Needs analysis & planning
  • Making the most of your environment
  • Materials & resources
  • Effective communication
  • Communication skills
  • Intercultural awareness
  • Using TBL with BE students
  • Equipping the BE teacher
  • Technology & the flipped classroom
  • ESP and 1-2-1
  • Teacher development

How will this course help you develop?

The course content is practical and will include ideas and material you can take and use in your classes straight away. Teaching Business English can require different approaches and skills to teaching General English, groups are often much smaller and usually have specific requirements relating to the contexts they will need to use English in. As a graduate of the Teaching Business English course, you will be able to work in this sector as a specifically trained business English teacher.

How will the course work?

For information about how this course works, the schedule and how you will be assessed, we recommend reading our FAQs section at the bottom of this page.

Course tutors

As a participant of the Teaching Business English course, you will receive personalised guidance from Charlotte Giller, or Moira Shiganga or Billie Haase.

How can you take this course?

Online one-to-one course

  • Flexible – study over 3 or 6 weeks
  • 30 hours
  • Personalised attention from an expert tutor
  • Feedback on tasks and live tutorials