Develop the language skills needed in the workplace
Take an English for Work course at EC and you’ll be ready to take on opportunities in all parts of the globe. The highly specialised teaching we offer will enable you to communicate in all situations, confident when interacting with colleagues and able to use the English language to achieve highly specific aims.
It doesn’t matter what your chosen career is, the intensive English for Work course will equip you to compete and succeed in the modern global workplace.
Fluency, accuracy and the ability to express yourself with ease are just three of the many advantages you’ll take away from EC as you begin the next stage of your journey to success.
This course is available at
- You want to change careers and improve your chance of getting a good job
- You want to learn English for business-world success
- You need English in your current job
Available: all year
Lesson length: 45 minutes
Lessons per week: 20 General English lessons and 10 English for Work lessons per week
Hours per week: 22.5
Course length: minimum 1 week
Starts: every Monday
Level: Pre-Intermediate to Advanced
This course will give you the language skills you need to flourish in any workplace. Your written and spoken English language skills will be enhanced, with an emphasis on the kind of skills employers are seeking.
The course will enhance your General English skills, with a focus on the language you’ll need in the workplace. By the end of course you’ll be able to express yourself with ease and handle specialist challenges such as writing reports and making presentations.
A focus on business
The business focus of the course will include topics such as taking part in business meetings, problem solving and critical thinking, using language to negotiate and writing reports, emails and letters.
The skills for the workplace
As well as improving your English, you’ll develop many other workplace skills. The ability to solve problems, prepare for meetings and argue for your point of view will prove invaluable as your career advances. The English for Work skills you’ll gain at EC will give an invaluable boost to your future employment potential.
A bright future
By the time you finish your English for Work course you’ll have opened doors and created opportunities you could only have dreamed of before. Your fluency in English and your skills, knowledge and use of language will prepare you to cope with any situation which the world of business and work throws at you.
As soon as you book your English for Work course, your learning journey begins:
- Access EC Online from home to start your journey, test your starting level and get prepared
- Arrive at EC, settle in, and meet your teachers, support staff and classmates
- Follow a robust curriculum to achieve measurable results across all English language skills
- Log your progress, assess your strengths and weaknesses and personalise your path with EC Advance
- Receive continual guidance, monitoring and feedback from your teachers
- Assess your finishing level, and receive a certificate validated by Oxford University Press
- Continue to benefit from the resources in EC Online for three months after you leave
EC Online is your first big step in making your arrival as simple as possible. Our system is a personalised study tool and powerful learning companion you can use throughout your EC journey! You’ll get access to EC Online as soon as you receive your booking confirmation.
Through this online portal, you can:
Access study materials to start learning before you leave home.
Complete your placement test before you arrive (saving you time on your first day).
Fill in the pre-arrival survey so we can better understand your needs and expectations.
The EC Promise and what it means to you
Here at EC, our aim is simple. We’re here to help you reach the English level you choose. We provide the education, learning environment and social programme you need to make the progress you’re capable of. Our unique EC Promise means that, as long as you follow your personalised learning programme, we guarantee/promise that your English will improve.
We believe in giving our students the knowledge and tools they want and need to thrive, be it academically or professionally. With continuous guidance, monitored progress, and optimised learning through EC Online, your success is guaranteed.Discover more