Advanced Business English Course 4  
(15 hours group training + 4 hours one to one training per week)

This Business English course is aimed at Managers,Executives, Professionals and Business Students who wish to improve their Business English language skills in specific business topics and situations. As well as improving their Business English skills, students gain an insight into the working culture both in the United Kingdom and internationally.

The One-to-One sessions will be dedicated to the student’s specific professional requirements as well as working on the student’s strengths and weaknesses.

This course is available to adult students aged 18 and over.


Class Size: Maximum 6 students (average 4)
Min. Entry Level: Lower Intermediate (B1)

From one week
Every Monday

No of lessons: 19 hours per week Monday – Friday

ACCORD Manchester is closed on the following public holidays:

2016 : 25/03, 28/03, 02/05, 30/05, 29/08 and from 17/12/2016 to 08/01/2017 inclusive
2017 : 14/04, 17/04, 01/05, 29/05, 28/08 and from 16/12/2017 to 07/01/2018 inclusive

There will be no classes on these days.  

Programme Objectives

  • Confidence in expressing opinions, making proposals, asking for clarifications, etc.
  • Communicate successfully in a cross-cultural environment
  • Improve skills in analysing business issues in English
  • Focus on specific work issues, professional requirements
  • Socialise and network with greater confidence

Programme Content

All courses are tailor-made to the student(s)’ needs and objectives. The following are examples of topics covered in class.

  • Presentations and negotiations
  • Presentations and negotiations
  • Networking/Entertaining, socialising in a business context
  • Meetings/Conferences and telephone skills
  • CV /Interview techniques (interviewee & interviewer)
  • Commercial writing (SWOT Analysis, report writing, etc.)
  • Business correspondence (emails, letters, etc.)
  • Specific business topics to be selected to match the business interests of the participants
  • Varied, hands-on, task-based activities: role plays, team work, simulations and case studies
  • Meetings with local business people / Networking events / Presentations by local business people
  • Working and Business culture in the UK / Working and Business Culture on the international stage
  • Specific topics required by student during one-to-one sessions
  • Focus on individual strengths and weaknesses during one-to-one sessions

Programme Schedule

Business English
Business English Business English Business English Business English
1:30-3:30   Business English   Business English  

Prices 2016

Courses run from January to December every Monday.

OPTION 4: 15 hrs + 4 hrs One-to-One sessions 
From 1 week
2017 : £820.00

Fees include level testing, teaching materials and end of course certificate.
A non-refundable booking fee of £40.00 is to be added.

Host Family (half-board) From £180.00 per week From £195.00 per week
Hall of Residence (July-August only)
- Single en-suite room £150.00 per week £165.00 per week
- Superior en-suite double room £245.00 per week £260.00 per week
Hall of Residence  
- Single room, shared bathroom £130.00 per week £150.00 per week
Hotel from £70.00 per room/night
Serviced Apartment from £80.00 per room/night from £85.00 per room/night

A non-refundable accommodation booking fee of £40.00 is to be added.

What people have said about this course

“I met all my language goals. I want to come back soon to improve more! The team were more than helpful and really made me feel at home and comfortable. The highlights were being in Manchester and to be surrounded by native English people.”
Shelly, Holland

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