Free Business English Courses
Learn Business English for Free
Vantage is offering you a free Business English Course. You can use this English in any job or business.
Vantage is matching teachers who need to practice their online teaching skills with students who want to learn English.
We are providing this service free of charge! If you would to take part in this unique opportunity to study English, follow these steps.
Step 1: Register here.
Step 2: Download Zoom for Free.
Step 3: Vantage contacts you with details of your class.
Step 4: Learn!
Cambridge's Business Start-Up
You will be using two world-class textbooks from Cambridge University Press.
Business Start-Up is a two-level course for beginners to intermediate students who need English for their work. These courses bring reality to learning with a focus on real companies and products and practice in the communication skills that professionals really need.
Business Start-Up 1 is for elementary students (high A1 to A2).
Business Start-Up 2 is for more proficient high elementary to intermediate students (A2 to B1).
Virtual Vantage course will feature all four language skills of reading, writing, listening, and speaking. Completion of the course will provide your with a solid foundation for using English in the workplace and for further learning.
Each course has 12 units with 3 parts, and each part is a 2-hour class. So each Business Start-Up course is approximately 72 hours of course work that can be completed in 3 to 5 months depending on the time you can spend on a weekly basis.
You don't have to complete an entire course, however you will receive a Vantage Certificate of Achievement upon successful completion of the course.
Language topics covered in Business Start-Up 1 and 2
Business Start Up 1 (Levels A1 to A2)
1.1 Meeting People
1.2 Saying where you're from
1.3 Offering and asking for drinks
2.1 Telephone numbers and email addresses
2.2 Asking about timetables
2.3 Buying food
3.1 Talking about your job
3.2 Describing a company
3.3 Talking about daily routines
4.1 Coping with difficult language
4.2 Writing simple emails
4.3 Using the Internet
5.1 Asking about business facilities
5.2 Asking for and give directions
5.3 Talking about your home
6.1 Talking about life at work
6.2 Saying what you're doing
6.3 Saying what you do in your free time
7.1 Arranging to meet
7.2 Discussing future arrangements
7.3 Buying train tickets
8.1 Talking about past events
8.2 Giving an update
8.3 Talking about holidays
9.1 Exchanging information by email
9.2 Making telephone calls
9.3 Talking about the weather and climate
10.1 Making comparisons
10.2 Making choices
10.3 Checking in for a flight
11.1 Making plans
11.2 Describing plans
11.3 Staying at a hotel
12.1 Discussing how business is going
12.2 Discussing sales and orders
Business Start Up 2 (Levels A2 to B1)
1.1 Talking about your job
1.2 Taking about products and services
1.3 Eating out
2.1 Discussing work in progress
2.2 Discussing strengths and weaknesses
2.3 Talking about your interests
3.1 Comparing offers
3.2 Discussing requirements
3.3 Describing places
4.1 Discussing past performance
4.2 Discussing past projects
4.3 Talking about the weekend
5.1 Making arrangements
5.2 Confirming arrangements
6.2 Discussing aims
6.3 Booking a flight
7.1 Talking about your education
7.2 Giving an update
7.3 Discussing interesting experiences
8.1 Understanding business news
8.2 Talking about the economy
8.3 Discussing what's on TV
9.1 Describing a business concept
9.2 Discussing strategies
9.3 Using the internet
10.1 Discussing ideas
10.2 Making decisions
10.3 Dealing with problems
11.1 Describing how things work
11.2 Describing safety procedures
11.3 Using tourist facilities
12.1 Attending meetings
12.2 Passing on information
12.3 Welcoming visitors
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