CLLC’s Business English is a convenient way for students to improve their English with other business professionals.
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.
|Introduction||Level 1||10 week/level|
|Basic||Level 2||10 week/level|
|Intermediate||Level 3||10 week/level|
|High Intermediate||Level 4||10 week/level|
|Pre-Advanced||Level 5||10 week/level|
|Advanced||Level 6||10 week/level|
|University Pathway Program - UPP||Level 7||10 week/level|
|Course Options||Course Days||Time (EST)||Class|
|CLLC Halifax||Mon - Fri||13:30 - 14:30 |
14:40 - 16:25
|Plus One |
|CLLC Ottawa||Mon - Fri||13:00 - 14:00 |
14:15 - 16:00
|Plus One |
|CLLC Toronto||Mon - Fri||10:30 - 11:30 |
14:15 - 16:00
|Optional: Plus One |
• 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 1||Communication (Emails, Small Talk in Person and Online, Video Conferencing - Staff Meeting, Presentations)|
|Week 2||International Marketing and Culture (Discussing Culture, Company Culture, Product Creation, Product Rebranding)|
|Week 3||First Impressions & Building Relationships (Greetings & First Impressions, Resumes, Cover Letters, Job Interviews)|
|Week 4||Performance & Success (How to be Successful, Profiles of Success, Performance Reviews, Competition)|
|Week 5||Motivation & Job Satisfaction (The Happiest Occupation, Motivation, Writing about Job Satisfaction, Improving Morale)|
|Week 6||New Ideas (Investing in New Ideas, Brands, Business Idioms, Creating a New Product)|
|Week 7||Employees & Team Building (Icebreakers, How to Turn a Group into a Team, Writing about Team Building, Team Member Profile)|
|Week 8||Management Styles (Managing Employees, Remote Teams, The Culture Map, Managing the Class)|
|Week 9||Risk & Crisis Management (Famous Failures, Crisis Management, Idioms about Risk, Pandemic Response)|
|Week 10||Raising Finance (Numbers, Start-Ups, Crowdfunding, An Elevator Pitch)|
|Week 11||Customer Service (Complaint Letters, Providing Customer Service, Telephone English, Online Customer Service)|
|Week 12||Mergers, 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 Period||Weekly Price|
|1 - 10 Weeks Booking||$230 CAD/week|
|11-21 Weeks Booking||$215 CAD/week|
|22 - 32 Weeks Booking||$210 CAD/week|
|33 + Weeks Booking||$205 CAD/week|