Sprott Shaw Language College

BUSINESS ENGLISH

Let’s the world listen to you

We understand that learning English is not just about the language, it is also about the experience. We offer students in-house activity coordinators to assist students with where to go, what to do and how to do it!

Business English brings students into a modern business environment where technology plays an important role in day-to-day operations. Students will learn how to read, write, understand and discuss various business-related topics using newspaper articles, textbooks, podcasts, and websites.

SSLC’s Business English program now includes aspects of the Cambridge Business English Vantage Exam. BEC is internationally recognized and is a qualification that provides practical, everyday English skills necessary for success in an English-speaking working environment and in international business.

SSLC Advantages
  • Develop the English Vocabulary needed to describe basic business concepts and procedures.
  • Become a more effective communicator within a professional environment.
  • Learn to negotiate and conduct meetings in an English-speaking environment.
  • Develop the skills needed to communicate in a clear and assertive way.
  • Learn aspects of the Cambridge Business English Certificate – Vantage (BEC) exam.
  • Work on team projects, collaborate and participate in group discussions.
Weekly Topics/Curriculum
  • Building a Career and Writing Goals
  • Using Technology to Communicate (Speaking and Writing in the Age of Technology)
  • Culture and Manners in Corporate Communication
  • Language for:
    -Business Travel
    -Marketing
    -Finance
  • The Creative Language of Advertising
  • Entrepreneurship: Communication for Self-Employment
  • English for International Markets / Free Trade
  • Understanding Fair Trade / Business Ethics
Admission Requirements

Students must have either:

  • TOEFL iTB® 45-46
  • TOEIC® 550
  • IELTS 4.5
  • Completed SSLC ESL-SF Level 3 or ESL-SC Level 6
  • Or, any recognized international English language equivalency test score or a pass on our entrance exam. Interview required.
Program Details

Locations: Victoria, Vancouver & Toronto
Duration: 4 or 8 weeks
Hours: 26.5 hours per week
Schedule: Monday to Thursday – 9:00 am to 3:30 pm
Schedule: Friday 9:00am to 2:30pm
Class Size: 15 Students
Program Type: 4 weeks / 8 weeks (Certificate)
Start Dates: Weekly Intake

Future Opportunities
  • Administrator
  • Manager
  • Teacher
  • Entrepreneur
  • Obtaining post-secondary degrees in
    business and related fields

SKILLS LEARNED

Excel in everyday business communication and develop a foundation for further studies and career advancement.

  • Grammar – 75%
  • Vocabulary – 100%
  • Leadership – 75%
  • Creativity – 75%
  • Listening – 100%
  • Speaking – 100%
  • Critical Thinking – 75%
  • Writing – 75%
  • Presentation- 100%
  • Pronunciation – 100%

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