English Courses for Business in Basildon

SIMON & SIMON has a team of fully-qualified, native-speaking English language teachers who boast an extensive tally of experience, averaging 15 years each. Our teachers can use this experience to tailor your course to your specific requirements, ensuring that you get exactly what you need out of your learning experience.

Fully tailored to your specific needs.

With global connectivity making business communication more important than it has ever been, now is the time to sharpen your business English. Whether you need to learn the finer details of business English for a current position, or need it to find a more attractive job in your chosen field, it is important that you add this particular skill to your CV.

To this end, you need a language course that will teach you the important aspects of business English in relation to your specific needs, and put you in the capable hands of experienced language trainers. We believe we have such a course.

We are exceptionally committed to finding you a tutor that is right for your needs. For this reason, we send you a profile on your tutor prior to the commencement of your course. This profile contains information on your tutor’s educational background and teaching experience.

The Communicative Approach to Business English

If your past, scholastic experiences of learning English were uninspiring, you’ll be happy to hear that we don’t adopt traditional teaching methods. That is to say, we have refined our course to ensure that your learning experience will be as fun and enjoyable as it is educational and practical.

Part of this method is based on the communicative approach, which is a technique whereby your learning will be conducted almost entirely in English. This serves to speed up your grasp on business English, putting you in the perfect position to use English confidently in both social and business situations.

In depth: Our English Courses in Basildon

1:1 and Group English Courses in Basildon

You have a choice of either a 1:1 or group sessions. Most of our clients use 1:1, however the group sessions can also be of good value. The group session numbers should be kept to 6 or less for the teacher to give good quality 1:1 time to each student. Those who take the 1:1 course will experience quicker progression as the lessons can be fully tailored to your every need.

English Course Management

Each course at SIMON & SIMON is overseen by one of our highly professional, experienced and multi-lingual Account Managers. Prior to the course you are sent a profile of your English teacher stating their experience and background which is then followed by a Course Plan, course materials and a Progress Report after every 30 – 40 hours of training.

English Course Locations & Schedules

We have a global network of language trainers enabling us to arrange your English course in almost any major European city, or even further abroad. You have the option of your English language lesson taking place in the comfort of your own home or at your office to minimise travel. For more information about our English Language courses, contact our office on 020 7821 0999.

Basildon English Course Schedules

Our English courses run throughout the year. The vast majority of our students take part in at least one 90-minute lesson a week but many will attend more than one session, if work commitments allow.  The English programmes run between 8am to 6pm Monday to Friday. Our lessons are also available at weekends on request. We also run intensive English language courses which are 30 hours per week, 6 hours a day, Monday to Friday. This can be held on clients’ premises or at a residential centre in within Basildon.

English Course Content

Before you start your course you will be assessed on your level of English and we will discuss what you would like to focus on. Your ultimate goal may be to just gain every day English skills or it may be more advanced like gaining the ability to discuss banking, finance or marketing. Whatever your goals or needs, SIMON & SIMON provides experienced English language trainers that will help you achieve your goal quickly.

English Language Examination Courses

We can provide support in preparing for your English language examinations as well as any other type of English language examination. We are extremely proud of the 95% pass rate of our students in language examinations and we believe this shows the value of working with English teachers with above-average experience. SIMON & SIMON can also register you for your examination, administer the examination and issue your results.

About English

English is a West Germanic language that arose in the Anglo-Saxon kingdoms of England and spread into what was to become south-east Scotland under the influence of the Anglian medieval kingdom of Northumbria. Following the economic, political, military, scientific, cultural, and colonial influence of Great Britain and the United Kingdom from the 18th century, via the British Empire, and of the United States since the mid-20th century, it has been widely dispersed around the world, become the leading language of international discourse, and has acquired use as lingua franca in many regions. It is widely learned as a second language and used as an official language of the European Union and many Commonwealth countries, as well as in many world organizations. It is the third most natively spoken language in the world, after Mandarin Chinese and Spanish.

About Basildon

Basildon, with its close proximity to London, is a commuter hot-spot. It is located far enough away from central London that property prices are not drastically inflated, yet close enough that the trip into London can be made in well under an hour.

This commuter-friendliness means that Basildon is an important part of big-city business in the United Kingdom. But, it is not just its proximity to London that makes Basildon an important town for business. The town itself is committed to increasing the potential of its local businesses through ongoing marketing.

2010 saw Basildon begin a marketing push focussed on improving the town’s business infrastructure. One of the first notable steps in this push was the addition of a Hollywood-style sign which adorns one of Basildon’s green hills.

Standing 5 feet tall, the letters recall the glamour of Los Angeles’ original icon, which gives that Californian city an undeniable draw. Through the homage Basildon pays to that landmark through its own sign, this UK town is asserting itself in a constant effort to increase its business dealings independent of neighbouring London.

Whether you intend to establish yourself within this rising business town or make the daily commute to the commercial hub that is London, you need a business English course that will ensure you are able to operate effectively at this level.

Whether you’re learning a language for the first time or are looking to develop your existing language skills, call SIMON & SIMON today on +44 (0)20 7821 0999 to discuss the best language training course for you.

Alternatively, complete our short enquiry form to receive a tailored proposal that includes investment levels.

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