Business Booster A2/B1 (ages 14-18)

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Suitability

This course is for students who are interested in learning more about the world of business. Comprising communicative activities for business and tourism, it also includes one lesson of project work as well as preparation for an end of course presentation or show.

Sample ‘can do’ statements

  • I can ask and answer questions about my life
  • I can discuss the roles of different departments in a company
  • I can make a hotel booking
  • I can interpret a timetable
  • I can carry out simple bank transactions

Why choose this course?

This course develops language for the world of business; at the same time it can provide an introduction to business topics or can be tailored as an exam preparation course for A1-B2 level vocational students.

Learning activity include:

  • Memory games
  • Board races
  • Role plays
  • Mingling activities
  • Surveys
  • Discussions
  • Information exchange activities
  • Quizzes
  • Summarising activities

CORE WORKBOOK LESSONS

  • Getting to know people
  • Talking about yourself and your experiences
  • Describing personalities in a positive and negative way
  • Talking about the future
  • Social English
  • Jobs and responsibilities
  • Giving careers advice
  • Booking a room
  • Ordering meals and describing traditional British food
  • Describing the weather
  • British place names
  • Planning a trip to the UK
  • Travel information and directions

BUSINESS ENGLISH COURSES – WEEKLY PROGRAMMES OF STUDY

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Lesson 1 Getting to know you British food The weather Travel information Revision activities
Lesson 2 Job titles and small talk Personality Booking a hotel Giving directions End of course games
Lesson 3 Past experiences The job for you Predicting the future Complaints Learning Review
Lesson 4 Optional lessons: company departments/at the bank/general knowledge quiz/
hobbies and pastimes. (Optional exam preparation)
Project completion
Lesson 5 Project groups and topic choices  Initial project preparation Ongoing work on projects Completion of project materials Afternoon show performance or preparation for evening performance
Lesson 6 Preparation and rehearsals for end of course show or presentation