English with Formative Business Training and Work Skills

An Intensive course combined with General English and Formative Business Training leading to four final weeks of Work Skills and assignments. The course is a fantastic opportunity for undergraduates, post-graduates or young people will looking for work or further study opportunities in the future.  The combination of General English, Formative Business training and Work Skills could be very useful. This combined with the experience of living abroad would make the perfect “mini gap” period.

General English with Formative Business Training and Work Skills – 30 hours per week 

All inclusive course including accommodation 

Designed For

  • School leavers – 18 years plus.
  • Undergraduates.
  • Post graduates.
  • Young professionals starting out on their careers.
Course Facts 
Course start datesMonday 10th January 2022
Course durationFrom 4 to 10 weeks
English levelPre Intermediate Plus
Class hours30 hours per week
Minimum age18 years
Class size10 Maximum
CoursebookNot applicable


No of weeksPrice per week
From 4 to 10 weeks£425

Course Structure

General English with Formative Business Training and Work Skills

Days of the WeekMorning SessionAfternoon Session
Monday to Friday09:30 to 13.0014.00 to 17.15
Morning break and afternoon break11.00 to 11.3015.15 to 15.30
Lunch13.00 to 14.00

CourseNo. of hours per weekNo. of weeks
General English15 hours during the mornings10
Formative Business Training15 hours during the afternoons6
Work Skills Project and Assignments15 hours during the afternoons4

Morning classes – General English 15 hours per week x 10 weeks

During the mornings you will be allocated a class according to your level of English. We will always send you the entrance test prior to your arrival unless otherwise instructed. Our teachers will use a course book that follows a sequential approach to grammar and vocabulary learning. They will also use a number of other resources and materials either in text form or from a selection of media including the online resources, radio and television. You will be given the opportunity to:

  • improve your knowledge of grammar.
  • learn new vocabulary through speaking, listening and reading.
  • be exposed to and take part in conversation to improve your fluency.
  • focus on your writing skills, looking at different types of written text and register.
  • practice your pronunciation including individual sounds, stress and intonation.
  • consolidate what you have learned through regular review activities.

Approximately 1 hour of homework will be given to you every day. If you are a long term student, you will be given a test on a regular basis so that you can track your progress.

Afternoon classes: Formative Business English Training 15 hours per week x 10 weeks

The Formative Business Training programme is suitable if you are wishing to study or work in just about any industry. The course is designed to give you:

  • an excellent platform of knowledge.
  • a toolbox of credible skills to start university, work or training in the future.
  • an insight into life, language and procedures in the professional world.

During the first six weeks you will work as a team, in small groups or pairs in a classroom that has been physically set up to imitate a professional office environment. Course modules have been carefully chosen to provide you with a solid background and understanding of the basics of business structure and performance in English. Design, input and instruction will be carried out by our senior teaching staff with experience of teaching business and related subjects to professionals. You will be active in class and will contribute ideas in English as well as working together on projects and assignments connected to the course module each week.

Course modules include:

  1. Company Structure.
  2. Marketing.
  3. Meetings and Presentations.
  4. Soft Skills in the Workplace.
  5. Retaining Customers.
  6. Problems and Solutions


LanguageUK will provide you with continual progress checks throughout the course.

During this 6 week  period you will prepare for your work skills roles and assignments. Our tutor will act as a mentor to assist you to prepare a portfolio and assignments for your work assignments practice in the final four weeks of the course.

Work Skills Project and assignments

Work Skills Project and Assignments

During the final four weeks of the course you will work alongside professionals at LanguageUK to develop and complete your  projects and assignments. You will gain invaluable experience.  Working in pairs, you will be placed within your chosen department and will meet on a weekly basis with your tutor to discuss your progress and experience. During the four weeks you will build and add to your work skills portfolio.


What's Included

What's Included
Taxi transfer from a London Airport
Homestay accommodation
Standard General English Course-15 hours per week x 4 to 10 weeks
Formative Business Training Course - 15 hours per week x 6 weeks
Work Skills Project-15 hours per week x 4 weeks
All course materials
End of course certificate and report


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