Executive Programs: Business English for Professionals at TLA-The Language Academy

Executive Programs: Business English for Professionals at TLA-The Language Academy

Small Classes in a separate suite within the school, high quality Instruction for executives, professionals, and other motivated clients who need to progress quickly through individualized attention, adapting to the goals and pace of the group.

Prior to your arrival:

TLA will send you a pre-course needs analysis form to find out what your goals and objectives for your English Progress is during your time at TLA and to help us to design the right program for you.

During your course:

We  conduct the group courses to balance the needs of all clients in the class and the one-to-one lessons are tailored specifically for you. You will discuss the course content with your teacher and fellow classmates so that you have input into the weekly plan to ensure that you are meeting your objectives.

TLA courses are designed to meet a range of needs and objectives, but will usually include:

Negotiations – sales, promotion and persuasion

Presentations – presenting for internal and external customers

Social Situations –networking, introductions, American and international company communication styles and using the phone and social media

Written communication – reporting and writing

At the end of your course you will receive a TLA Executive Course Certificate and when requested a report and recommendations from your teacher for your future study.

After Class Activities

Outside of the classroom we invite you to participate – along with your classmates and teachers – in a range of social and cultural activities every week, giving you the chance to further improve your skills in a relaxed social environment and to network with like-minded professionals from all across the globe.

One complimentary happy hour networking activity will be offered to you every two weeks.

One to one clients also enjoy a complimentary lunch with their teacher during their course.

Executive Course participants can also take part in the main school activity program which offers a full and varied calendar of afternoon and evening activities.

Typical activities include:

Local theatre and music performances

Meals on Las Olas

Museum and gallery tours

Weekend trips to Key West and the Bahamas

Excursions to The Everglades and the River Boat Tour

Extra available activities:

Golf

Tennis

Yachting

Sailboarding

Scuba

Snorkeling

 

Executive English

You will:

  • Learn in separate small classes (max 5) for  B1-C2 levels
  • Practice general business terminology, idioms and phrases

·         discuss your needs as well as your classmates needs in order for our teacher to plan a program that covers these topics

·         Establish a course plan to help you achieve your objectives

·         Improve your career by making presentations, using critical thinking and problem solving, conducting negotiations and writing professional reports, emails and letters

·         Gain intercultural awareness by interacting with professionals from other countries  

 

Sample Schedule

Time          
9:00 am - 12:45 pm Executive Group Classes with 3-5 professional students
12:45 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm Free Time
Evening Optional Activities

 

 

Executive Plus 

  • Learn in separate small classes (max 5) for  B1-C2 levels
  • Practice general business terminology, idioms and phrases

·         discuss your needs as well as your classmates needs in order for our teacher to plan a program that covers these topics

·         Establish a course plan to help you achieve your objectives

·         Improve your career by making presentations, using critical thinking and problem solving, conducting negotiations and writing professional reports, emails and letters

·         Gain intercultural awareness by interacting with professionals from other countries

·         Intensify your  experience by adding private lessons

·         Combine group lessons with private lessons for additional support and guidance adapted to your rate of progress   

Sample Schedule

Time          
9:00 am - 12:45 pm Executive Group Classes with 3-5 professional students
12:45 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm Private Lessons
Evening Optional Activities

 

 

Super Executive 

  • Learn in separate small classes (max 5) for  B1-C2 levels
  • Practice general business terminology, idioms and phrases

·         discuss your needs as well as your classmates needs in order for our teacher to plan a program that covers these topics

·         Establish a course plan to help you achieve your objectives

·         Improve your career by making presentations, using critical thinking and problem solving, conducting negotiations and writing professional reports, emails and letters

·         Gain intercultural awareness by interacting with professionals from other countries

·         Intensify your  experience by adding private lessons

·         Combine group lessons with private lessons for additional support and guidance adapted to your rate of progress  

Sample Schedule

Time          
9:00 am - 12:45 pm Executive Group Classes with 3-5 professional students
12:45 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm Private Lessons
Evening Optional Activities

 

 

ENGLISH FOR SPECIAL PURPOSES

Business English Certificate (BEC) Vantage-Cambridge Certificate Course

A highly-regarded international qualification that shows employers your skills for using English in the workplace, BEC is an ideal English language exam if you are preparing for a career in business. You will be encouraged to work hard towards the highest qualification you can attain: BEC Vantage (Upper Intermediate) You will concentrate on the four skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking to prepare for the test:

·          Practice the English you need for business for your future and career.

·          Gain the language, skills and culture that will help you succeed in the English-speaking business world.

·          Improve your fluency and accuracy and learn the correct language used in an English-speaking workplace.

·          Practice skills such as: Giving opinions, making recommendations, presenting different scenarios, solving problems, negotiating contracts, using the telephone in English and giving presentations 


 TLA-The Language Academy is located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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