What is the importance of Business English?


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You may ask yourself, “What is the importance of Business English?”

In the 21st century, we live in a genuinely global society, in which we are able to  communicate with people around the world. The spread of English as the language of international business has made it more important than ever for people working with colleagues and clients from other countries to understand each other, in order to form effective and productive working relationships.

Thus, to meet the demands of today’s employers, everyone from entry-level employees to senior managers must be able to use English for work. Effective internal and external communication is essential to the success of any business, but professionals who need to communicate with each other as non-native English speakers can greatly benefit from learning Business English.


Differences between Business English and General English

In reality, there are probably more similarities than differences between Business English and general English. They both require the development of core skills in speaking, reading, writing and listening. It is essential to have a good basis of general English to be able to communicate effectively.

However, Business English courses focus on particular vocabulary, topics, and skills that are applicable to the workplace and enable you to communicate with more accuracy. For example:

  • writing emails/reports
  • making phone/conference calls (internally and externally)
  • giving presentations
  • leading meetings
  • negotiating, resolving, and compromising

With Business English you can improve your overall English language abilities while targeting areas that will help you achieve your overall work goals, such as securing new clients, building confidence in your role, seeking promotions, and building rapport with colleagues.


Have you experienced the challenge of presenting in another language? Do you want to gain more linguistic fluency, as a business executive, and have an engaging ‘elevator pitch’?

I invite you to take this Advanced Business English Course to improve your overall language proficiency. Specifically, in this course, you will build your managerial verbiage; discover your management style and vocabulary for effectively communicating with employees. You will have the opportunity to practice many verb tenses including modal, present and the past perfect tense.

Business English relevance

As a leader, you will gain skills for giving positive feedback, as well as constructive criticism, to your support employee performance. You will also learn idiomatic expressions for leading both online and in-person meetings. You will gain terminology for interviewing candidates for formal and informal email correspondence.

As a leader, building a team is an essential part of management. Learn key team-building terminology, as well as use of language for communicating respect, negotiating, compromising, and bringing about resolutions. You will also gain engaging presentation strategies and techniques for communicating confidently.


Learn from expert “TedTalk” presenters how to develop your own elevator pitch and perfect it with colleagues. Finally, as networking is an essential part of a business leader’s job, you will learn strategies to create community and build your social network.

What are you waiting for? Join our Advanced Business English Course and gain new confidence and skills as a business leader! We look forward to your participation and contributions.



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