English Access offers Business English courses that can be modified to suit your company’s requirements. The facilitators can focus on specific aspects of English that your employees nee to upgrade, e.g., writing skills, presentations, telephone English etc. and are equipped to improve candidates of all levels. The classes can take place at English Access (The Field & Study Centre, Parkmore) or at your premises.
Who should attend the Business English courses?
The Business English courses are suitable for both South African second language speakers and foreigners.
Where do the courses take place?
The courses take place at our school, The Field and Study Centre, Louise Avenue, Parkmore, Sandton.
What material is used for the courses?
The internationally acclaimed Headway text books, which have a grammar focus, are used for the Elementary, Intermediate and Upper-Intermediate courses. Students are given ring-bound photocopies at the beginning of each course. Correct use of grammar builds confidence and enhances participants’ speaking and writing ability at work.
Is there a course that focuses on business English?
Yes! The Business English course, which is at an Upper Intermediate/Advanced level, is offered to students who have completed the Upper-Intermediate Headway course or to students who enter the school at a higher level. The course focuses on all aspects of business English from writing to presentation skills.
What material is used for the business English course?
The well-known course book, Business Results, is used as a reference book, with the facilitator focusing on the aspects most relevant to the class.
What should I do if I want to join a Saturday morning course?
You should send an email to email@example.com and we will send you an enrollment
form , which you should fill in and email back to us. Alternatively, you can come to the school at the Field and Study Centre, Louise Ave, Parkmore, Sandton and fill in an enrollment form in person. The Saturday before the start of a new term, students write a placement test to determine their level so that they can be placed in the most appropriate group. If it isn’t possible for a student to write the test on that day they can come to the school and write a test anytime before the course begins. At the end of each course, students write an exam and those who pass receive a certificate and go to the next level.
What about refreshments?
We provide tea and coffee during the break. When the weather is good students can spend break outside, under the shade of beautiful Jakaranda trees.
Do you offer company courses?
Yes! Our business English course is also offered to companies and can be modified to suit your requirements with the facilitator focusing on the specific aspects of English that your employees need to improve e.g. writing skills, telephone English, presentations etc. Courses can be run at your premises or at English Access at Parkmore, Sandton Johannesburg.