Focussing on the use of language in an organisational context, enabling students to actively participate in relevant communication situations and communicate safely in standard day-to-day business situations.
This course enable students to:
gain internal/external communication skills for a business context, i.e. meetings, negotiation talks, sales, pitches, client discussions, HR, etc.
know and apply common speech/phrases in standard business situations (meetings, emails, projects), as well as using technical vocabulary specific to the company.
communicate effectively in writing and verbally in a business setting.
improve general fluency and confidence in using the English language
Pitching, Presenting & Persuasion
4 - 10
Ideal for companies with important foreign markets, to represent and sell their business effectively and persuasively, maintaining fluency and confidence in their English.
Topics covered include:
Persuasive Language Use and Call-to-action
Voice Power, Effective Intonation and Power Words in English
Presenting: Effective Openers and Conclusions
Presenting: Structure and Storytelling Techniques
Presenting: Impact and Audience Rapport
Discussing Facts, Figures and Graphs
Banishing the "Denglish" and Gaining Clearer Pronunciation
One-on-one or Customized Classes
or small groups
For professionals requiring language up-skilling in minimal time.
Smaller groups allow for more flexibility and interaction, and harmonization with the specific learning goals at hand.
Increasing confidence with language use
Gaining clearer pronunciation
Engaging real-life role-plays
Internal/external business communication
Informal vs Formal language use
Letters, email, phone
"Chris was a really great tutor for our tourist information staff. He encouraged them to express themselves and inform about attractions in the region. On top of it, they had fun!"
Director, Bregenz Tourism
"The training was very lively and interesting. Through practical examples and activities I was motivated and inspired to keep on learning. I found the teacher to be very pleasant, calm, and always patient."
Student, WIFI Vorarlberg
"We had a great time with Chris - he knows how to teach the content clearly and in such a way that it is understandable to students of varying levels. And, importantly, we had lots of laughs!"