Business English Higher

Cambridge Business Higher Lingo Perfecto 2020

A good knowledge of Business English can help boost your career and will look great on your CV. On this four-week course, you will study Business English and you can also take a Cambridge Business English exam at the end of your course, which is available throughout the year. This course is ideal for university students of Business or Business Administration as well as young business professionals.You will develop essential communication skills for success in business, including meetings, negotiations, presentations, telephoning and emailing.

    • In addition, reading and listening tasks will build up your vocabulary and general knowledge of key business areas. Areas include, marketing, finance and Human Resource management.
    • We can arrange the Cambridge Business Higher examination, which can be taken at the end of your course. With a C1 Cambridge Business Higher qualification, you show employers that you have achieved an advanced level of Business English.

Improve quickly with 3 classes a week.

What will you learn?

Lessons and activities that provide the necessary language, motivation and opportunity for you to communicate effectively at managerial and professional levels.

Build your confidence to participate in workplace meetings and presentations, express yourself with a high level of fluency and react appropriately in different cultural and social situations.

You will have access to English learning resources – video, audio, worksheets and much more – in one easy to manage place.

Why study Business English?

Improve your career opportunities – get the English language skills you need to be successful.

Succeed in business-related studies with English language skills you can prove.

Accepted internationally by top international organisations like Procter & Gamble, HSBC and AstraZeneca, as well as education institutions and business schools.

Key points

  • 24 full hours live, online classroom + 6 hours teacher-assisted self-study.
  • 1:1 tutorials with class teacher.
  • Start any Monday after successfully enrolling.
  • Fee from £8 per lesson.

Timetable

  • Frequency – three days per week / 360 minutes.
  • Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays, 5:00pm-7:00pm GMT (depending on level and availability).
  • Length – 60 minutes per lesson / six lessons per week.

A typical week for students enrolled onto ‘Business English Higher’ (Upper-intermediate to Proficiency):

Friday

Friday

Describing cross-cultural experiences.
Tenses review. Introduce yourself.

Friday

Friday

Comparing career paths.
Managing the discussion.
Expressing attitudes to the past.

Friday

Friday

Discussing working practices.
Case study: Planning office space.

*If you would like more hours or English for Specific Purposes lessons you could add on one-to-one lessons to your programme. These can be studied at a time to suit you. You can also study an online Cambridge English or IELTS exam Preparation course alongside your Business English course, depending on your level.

Level of English

Before enrolling test your level of English. This table gives you an idea of the levels:

Beginner
Little or no knowledge or experience of English
A1
Elementary
Knows basic greetings and can answer simple questions
A2
Pre-Intermediate
Can hold a basic conversation (e.g. describe family) with help. Some knowledge of grammar, including past and future tenses
A2+
Intermediate
Can hold a basic conversation without difficulty but can’t discuss more complex issues. Some basic grammar mistakes
B1
Upper-Intermediate
Can discuss some complex subjects fluently. Has no issues with common grammatical construction
B2
Advanced
Can discuss a wide range of complex subjects. Wide vocabulary. Can read newspapers and magazines without much difficulty. Mistakes are about style rather than structure
C1

Tuition fees include:

    • Business English Higher is our online live learning programme. You have full access from the time of enrolling and for the whole duration of your course.
    • Learner-Access Centre – A teacher is available to help you in our well-equipped centre for additional learning support.
    • Tutorials – Regular meetings to discuss your progress / study plans.
    • Regular exam practice.
    • Graduation certificate & final progress report written by your teacher.

Course programme

All students follow a course-book in classes at an advanced English language level which focuses on business English vocabulary and skills, and gives them grammar practice in business contexts.

Business Result’s pacy, topic-based course with comprehensive coverage of language and skills for business, motivates and engages both professionals and students preparing for working life.

An Exam skills and Exams practice section takes students step by step through a complete test, building knowledge and confidence to maximise their score.

Business Result is the official Oxford English preparation course for Cambridge Business English examinations: Business Higher (also known as BEC), and BULATS.

Key features

  • Authentic, up-to-date business language in a range of contexts.
  • Short units, covering important vocabulary, grammar, reading, writing, listening and speaking skills for business, whether students are taking an exam or not.
  • Grammar and vocabulary syllabus informed by the Learner Corpus.
  • Exams skills and Exam Practice sections, so students maximise their score.
  • Topics and ideas engage students whether they are already at work, or preparing to work in business in the future.
  • ‘Grammar workshops’ practise grammar in relevant business contexts.

Computer software

Our live, online classes are delivered via Zoom. We will provide you with an account and all the information and support that you will need to use get started.

Enrolment

You should enrol and pay for your course on the Wednesday before the Monday you would like to to start.

Your first lesson

Before enrolling you need to take our online English level assessment test so that you know which level of class you will join. Please complete complete an application form available after enrolling.

Business English Sample Lesson 1

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Contents
120 minutes

Business English Sample Lesson 2

1
New ideas
120 minutes

Business English Sample Lesson 3

1
Business communication skills
120 minutes

Business English Sample Lesson 4

1
Language at work
120 minutes

Business English Sample Lesson 5

1
Marketing
120 minutes

Business English Sample Lesson 6

1
Business vocabulary
120 minutes

Business English Sample Lesson 7

1
Learning
120 minutes

Business English Sample Lesson 8

1
Communication strategies
120 minutes

Business English Sample Lesson 9

1
Participle clauses
120 minutes

Business English Sample Lesson 10

1
Tackling the skills shortage
120 minutes

Business English Sample Lesson 11

1
Online workbook
120 minutes

Business English Sample Lesson 12

1
Industrial espionage
120 minutes
In addition to teaching grammar and vocabulary, all courses are built on tried and trusted methodology and contain uniquely motivating lessons and activities that encourage students to discuss topics with confidence. We ensure that every sentence, activity and topic creates a foundation towards fluency.
All courses we offer are aligned with the CEFR levels (A1 Starter - C1 Advanced) and to complete the course takes 150 classroom hours. At the end of the course students have the opportunity to take the Cambridge Business English (BEC) Higher examination.
Yes, Lingo Perfecto business English lessons deliver the important language competencies: vocabulary, grammar, reading, writing, listening and speaking skills for business, whether students are taking an exam or not. By learning these skills, you will be able to speak with confidence in any business environment, understand native English speakers and feel comfortable constructing simple to complex sentence structures.
We are aware that one of the most important people in your learning journey is your teacher and learning English takes more than just following a coursebook. That’s where our experienced native English speaking teachers come in. All of our teachers are CELTA (Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) certified and have a history of teaching excellence. Teaching is not their hobby, it’s their career and they are passionate about their profession and enjoy working in multi-cultural classroom environments.
Your free 7 day trial begins after you have successfully enrolled. A one-time payment for your plan of choice is processed automatically after your free trial ends. If you’re still not sure about learning with us, be sure to cancel before the end of your free trial to avoid being charged!
Zoom is a cloud platform for video and audio conferencing and is used for collaborations, catch-ups, and webinars across mobile devices, desktops, telephones and room systems. Zoom works to help organisations and individuals communicate, no matter where they are located in the world.
Lingo Perfecto offers live face-to-face classes with engaging native English speaking teachers. All you need is a laptop or computer and a good stable internet connection. You can select classes on a day that suits you best, either Mondays, Wednesdays or Fridays. At Lingo Perfecto, the average size for a group class is 6 students, however during peak hours and for popular levels you might study with a maximum of ten students in your class. We recommend that you book well in advance (at least seven days) to get the class and the time that is best for you.
Lingo Perfecto provides quality course materials which are free to access on your student platform. You do not need to buy any additional materials or textbooks.
All of our lessons are recorded and your teacher can provide you with a copy of the recording. We cannot offer refunds if you encounter problems with your internet connection during the lesson.
Inform your teacher that you will be unable to attend. They will be able to provide you with a recording of the lesson and any homework that you must complete. Refunds cannot be given for any lessons you don’t attend.
You need to complete our online test and our Academic Team will use this to place you into the correct level.
You can speak with your teacher and they will advise you on the best thing to do. This may involve changing courses if it’s the right thing for you.
Any Monday throughout the year after you have successfully enrolled.
Minimum 4 weeks, maximum as long as you want, up to 1 year or more…
From all over the world. We have students from Europe, South America, Asia and Africa.
We take our responsibility for our students very seriously and we endeavour to ensure that our staff are fully trained in safeguarding and all students know who to contact in cases of emergencies.
Yes, we provide basic to advanced English courses for both lower levels and higher levels. Our English lessons for beginners module helps you to learn basic English speaking, pronunciation, writing and listening by covering all the basic rules of grammar. You can visit our course module page where you can get all the information about English lessons for beginners.

Welcome Announcement:

— 7 December 2020

Welcome to Cambridge Business English Preliminary! Our class will be meeting from 5:00PM to 7:00PM GMT on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. However, instead of having a classroom on campus, we will be meeting online in a computer program called Zoom. To get to the program:

  1. Go to Zoom.
  2. Go to Download Centre.
  3. Choose your operating system.
  4. Click 'Download'.

I look forward to seeing you there. If have any questions, let me know.

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Monday 9:00 am - 8.00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 8.00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 8.00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 8.00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 8.00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5.00 pm
Sunday Closed