Business English

CLLC’s Business English is a convenient way for students to improve their English with other business professionals.


Application Fee

$180 CAD

Book Fee

$ 75 CAD



CLLC’s Business English Program provides students with the language skills, strategies, and knowledge to improve their ability to communicate in English in a wide range of business situations. This program focuses on themes from business and the workplace. Students will explore new words and phrases that they can use in the work environment. As well, there is an emphasis on teamwork, problem-solving, and case studies. The Business English Program is run based on a minimum student enrolment. Please check with the individual campus for details.


Students take a placement test on the first day to determine their English level. CLLC’s Level 4 (High Intermediate) or higher is required to begin Business English.


IntroductionLevel 110 week/level
BasicLevel 210 week/level
IntermediateLevel 310 week/level
High IntermediateLevel 410 week/level
Pre-AdvancedLevel 510 week/level
AdvancedLevel 610 week/level
University Pathway Program - UPPLevel 710 week/level


Course Options Course DaysTime (EST)Class
CLLC HalifaxMon - Fri13:30 - 14:30
14:40 - 16:25
Plus One
Business English
CLLC OttawaMon - Fri13:00 - 14:00
14:15 - 16:00
Plus One
Business English
CLLC TorontoMon - Fri10:30 - 11:30
14:15 - 16:00
Optional: Plus One
Business English

• CLLC’s Business English Program is offered based on student demand. Contact us to find out if your campus of choice is currently offering the Business English program.
• Courses start on Mondays, except last Monday of the year.
• School is closed on National Holidays. For example, if Monday is a holiday the school will open on Tuesday.
• Schedule and Programs can change from campus to campus.
• Friday Plus One is replaced with a weekly Graduation Ceremony.
• Class times may differ due to campus enrolment and other needs.
• Students must be in High Intermediate or higher to join Business English program
• Students can take the Business English Program in a Semi-Intensive schedule or Intensive schedule.


The content includes a variety of discussions, texts, language work, business skills, and case studies.

Week 1Communication (Emails, Small Talk in Person and Online, Video Conferencing - Staff Meeting, Presentations)
Week 2International Marketing and Culture (Discussing Culture, Company Culture, Product Creation, Product Rebranding)
Week 3First Impressions & Building Relationships (Greetings & First Impressions, Resumes, Cover Letters, Job Interviews)
Week 4Performance & Success (How to be Successful, Profiles of Success, Performance Reviews, Competition)
Week 5Motivation & Job Satisfaction (The Happiest Occupation, Motivation, Writing about Job Satisfaction, Improving Morale)
Week 6New Ideas (Investing in New Ideas, Brands, Business Idioms, Creating a New Product)
Week 7Employees & Team Building (Icebreakers, How to Turn a Group into a Team, Writing about Team Building, Team Member Profile)
Week 8Management Styles (Managing Employees, Remote Teams, The Culture Map, Managing the Class)
Week 9Risk & Crisis Management (Famous Failures, Crisis Management, Idioms about Risk, Pandemic Response)
Week 10Raising Finance (Numbers, Start-Ups, Crowdfunding, An Elevator Pitch)
Week 11Customer Service (Complaint Letters, Providing Customer Service, Telephone English, Online Customer Service)
Week 12Mergers, Acquisitions & Outsourcing (Monopolies, Offshoring, Negotiating, Manufacturing)


1- Please contact us to inquire about our current student discounts and promotions.
2- These volume discounts are available to all CLLC students.

Study PeriodWeekly Price
1 - 10 Weeks Booking$240 CAD/week
11-21 Weeks Booking$225 CAD/week
22 - 32 Weeks Booking$220 CAD/week
33 + Weeks Booking$215 CAD/week

$240 CAD/week

Course Features


Lessons: 20/week


Hours: 15/week


Start Date: (Any Monday)


Length of Course: 16 weeks


Group Levels: 4 | 5 | 6


Maximum # of Students: 15


Weekly Assignment & Tests: YES

homework (1)

Homework: YES


Books: Yes (1 book/program)

We have different online placement tests for different programs. Please Contact one of our Team to create an online placement test account and schedule a test in the coming days.