Business English Course
The core syllabus of Business English focuses on three main business functions – presentations, meetings, and social exchanges. The syllabus covers the key areas of telephoning, formal and informal meetings, presentations, negotiations, business writing and socialising within the work environment.
In addition to the core syllabus, courses are organised, as much as possible, around students’ requirements and can include topics such as Communication, Management and Management Styles, Financial Planning, Quality Control, Project Management, Marketing, Public Relations, Customer Service, Crisis Management, Mergers and Acquisitions.
Lessons include a focus on relevant grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation, as well as on skills practice (reading, writing, speaking and listening) within a business context.
Ih Cape Town is approved for Bildungsurlaub in Germany.
- Starting Dates: Every Monday
- Duration: Minimum 2 Weeks
- Lessons Per Week: 23 hours
8.30 am – 10.30 am or 10.30 am – 12.30 pm
Monday to Friday
12. 40 pm – 2.40 pm or 2.40 pm – 4.40 pm
Monday to Thursday
8.30 am – 4.40 pm
Monday to Friday
Price (Quoted per week)
- 2 – 4 Weeks: €355 per week
- 5 – 8 Weeks: €325 per week
- Maximum duration of 8 weeks
What is a Personal Study Programme [PSP]?
- Managed, guided and monitored learning
- Flexible and based on individual needs
- An opportunity for students to work together
- Supported by a wide range of activities and resources
- Up to 20 minutes of 1:1 with a teacher every week
- Time with qualified teachers
- An opportunity for specialised English study
(e.g. for business, aviation, exam preparation, etc.)
- Undirected or disorganised self-access
- Prescribed by teachers using a fixed syllabus
- An isolated hour of individual work
- Only computer-based
- 1:1 every day (the ratio is usually 1:6-8)
- Staffed by untrained supervisors
- A closed group, general English course
Why the change?
The new timetable is aimed at improving the overall ‘student experience’ by creating a network of social learning spaces. In addition to classroom learning, this will include
● creating opportunities for interaction with a greater number of students and teachers
● providing students with a Personal Study Programme that caters to their individual needs, without the expense of 1:1
● enabling students to reach personal goals as quickly as possible through the development of independent learning
● offering a wider range of print and online study resources
● improving access to facilities and staff through the implementation of a more flexible schedule.
- Tuition fees
- Placement test
- All course materials
- Personal Study Programme
- End-of-course certificate
- Unlimited free wi-fi access on school premises
- Access to free online English courses through Net Languages and Ih World
- Participation in IH Cape Town social programme
- Discounted loyalty programmes at local restaurants , health and fitness clubs
- Entrance fees and transport for optional social activities.
Payment: Payment can be by credit card via an online payment link or bank transfer.
Public holiday notice: Should the school be closed due to a public holiday, ONLY private lessons are made up in full.
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