Anyone seeking a worthwhile career in business, industry, government or the professions, needs the ability to write good professional business letters and e.mails. Members with a knowledge of English equivalent to our “Professional English” Program will learn to understand and to use “business” terms and expressions, and learn to write effective business letters/ emails on a wide variety of topics. Using many specimen letters and e.mails we show how to create correspondence which are appropriate and effective, with the correct wording, grammar, spelling, tone and layout needed to achieve their objectives, and give confidence to recipients of such communications.
Major Topics Covered in this course:
Why business letters and e.mails are written: their objectives, special features, layout and appearance.
English used in business today: increasing vocabulary, improving English and writing style.
Sales letters, e.mails and other promotional material: first approach, responses to enquiries, follow-up letters, customer retention, circulars.
Letters and e.mails making complaints, responding to complaints made. Letters dealing with accounts matters.
Letters and e.mails to and from government departments, lawyers, educationists, banks, estate agents, and others.
Other email correspondence
Small talk for conversations outside of meetings.
Fees and details
Our Standard Business English course has 20 lessons per week (3 hours per day, Monday to Friday)- price Euro 250.
Alternatively, Intensive Business English offers 30 lessons per week (4.5 hours per day, Monday to Friday), with an additional module that focuses on fluency and communication in the afternoon. As there are usually fewer students in the afternoon, there is even more flexibility in the topics to better address the needs of individual participants.- price Euro 350
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One of the most popular of the SEM Future Focus programmes.
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Included at no extra cost
No booking or registration fees!
All course teaching material, level test & certificate
Internet studio and free Wi-Fi
24/7 customer service with emergency phone
Free use of DVDs and reading books
Course held in central location with easy access with public transport
Free parking outside the centre
Small groups of not more than 6 students per group
Can be organised in house on request