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English Courses for Business in Berkshire

SIMON & SIMON offers English language courses in Berkshire to both professionals and non-professionals alike. SIMON & SIMON’s team of English language trainers are made up of native speakers who on average have 15 years of experience teaching the language, as they are all fully qualified teachers.

Fully tailored to your specific needs.

At SIMON&SIMON we aim to offer the best English course Berkshire has available, which is why we put the specific needs of our students above all else. Based on your strengths and weaknesses as an English speaker, we will tailor your course to suit your individual requirements, and we will choose the ideal language tutor to help you reach your goals. On this front we are highly proficient and we constantly receive positive feedback on our talented tutors. To be sure that we’ve paired you with the ideal language coach, we will send you a profile on your tutor’s experience and background before you begin your course.

There has been much progress in the field of language learning over recent years, and you are sure to find your experience with us both highly enjoyable and extremely rewarding. Part of our success is down to the Communicative Approach – a method in which we teach the majority of your course in English. Through this and other methods, you will soon be a confident speaker of English in a variety of social and professional settings.

In depth: Our English Courses in Berkshire

1:1 and Group English Courses in Berkshire

You can take your business English course in Berkshire either as an individual or as part of a group. Groups offer excellent opportunities for learning, and are of exceptional value. We also limit our groups to six students to ensure that each student gets enough time with the tutor. But we find that our 1:1 students get the most out of their lessons as we are able to fully tailor the content to their needs.

English Course Management

The smooth running of your course will be the responsibility of one of our multi-lingual, highly experienced account managers. Your account manager will also be responsible for sending you vital documentation, such as your course plan, course material, a profile on your tutor, and, after every 30 to 40 hours of training, your progress reports.

English Course Locations & Schedules

At SIMON&SIMON we offer our courses in a variety of locations across Europe and all over the world. We are able to do this thanks to our network of professional tutors. We are also able to bring the lessons directly to you, meeting you either at your place of work or your home. For more information on the extent of our services, please feel free to contact our London office.

Berkshire English Course Schedules

As we are constantly pushing to host the best English course Berkshire has to offer, we run our courses throughout the year, Monday to Friday, from 8am to 6pm. We can also accommodate weekend sessions if need be. Our students tend to take at least one lesson per week, with many choosing to take more. If you would like a more intensive course, we run a 30-hour course that comprises of 6-hour lessons taken from Monday to Friday. These can also be arranged at your home or workplace in Berkshire.

English Course Content

At SIMON&SIMON we customise the content of your course to suit your individual requirements. We do this by assessing your current level of English as well as the level of English you wish to reach. You may, for example, wish to learn basic English for conversational purposes, or you may prefer to learn business English for professional use. Whatever your goals, we will design your course to help to reach them quickly and effectively, and provide you with the perfect tutor to guide your progress.

English Language Examination Courses

If you need help with preparation for any form of English examination, we are able to assist. The expertise of our tutors is such that our students have achieved a pass-rate of 95%. And, in addition to preparation assistance, we are able to register you for the examination, administer the examination, and issue your results.

About English

English arose from the West Germanic languages spoken by the Anglo-Saxons in the ancient kingdom of Northumbria. The language underwent several phases of development over the centuries, eventually becoming the language we speak today. This was introduced to the world under the influence of the British Empire, and later the sway of the United States. As a result, English is now the common language of international communication and is widely spoken as a first or second language around the world. Its native speakers are only outnumbered by speakers of Mandarin Chinese and Spanish.

About Berkshire

Berkshire is a historic county in the South East of England. It is also often referred to as the Royal County of Berkshire because of the presence of the royal residence of Windsor Castle in the county; this usage, which dates to the 19th century at least, was recognised by the Queen in 1958, and letters patent issued confirming this in 1974.

Berkshire borders the counties of Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Surrey, Wiltshire and Hampshire, and is usually regarded as one of the home counties. Under boundary changes in 1995, it also acquired a boundary with Greater London. Historically the county town was Abingdon, but in 1867 the town of Reading – by then much larger – superseded Abingdon in this role. In 1974 local government reorganisation moved Abingdon and several other north-west Berkshire towns into Oxfordshire.

A later reorganisation, in 1998, abolished Berkshire County Council, although retaining Berkshire as a ceremonial county. The highest tier of local government in Berkshire are now the unitary authorities of Bracknell Forest, Reading, Slough, West Berkshire, Windsor and Maidenhead and Wokingham.

Assess Your English Level

There are certain language levels recognised by academic institutions throughout the EU, and these are represented in the table below. You may use this table to assess your current level of English and gain some knowledge about how to progress. For every 50 hours of training with your tutor, and equal time spent on home study, a committed student can expect to move up one level.

It is also important to remember that this is only a guide. Every student progresses at a different pace and you may find that your development is slightly faster or slightly slower than this projection. Take this into account when attempting to plan your progress.

 

Whether you’re learning a language for the first time or are looking to develop your existing language skills, call SIMON & SIMON today on 020 7821 0999 to discuss the best language training course for you.

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