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We bring industry & language together. Targeted, customised language training around the world.


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04 Foreword

05 About Us

06 Study Options

07 Our Service

08 English for Business

10 English for Specific Purposes (ESP)

16 International Languages for Business

18 Courses Matrix

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Foreword

HIGH IMPACT TRAINING We provide high impact business language training around the world. We know that language skills make a difference. Speaking different languages builds international relationships, gives invaluable insights into different cultures, and safeguards lives in complex industrial environments. Chris Moore Managing Director & Co-Founder

Over 30 years of expertise and experience enables us to bring together a truly outstanding, global portfolio of business language training providers – schools, in-company experts and online specialists. Our independence means we select the right courses for all of our clients. And customise or combine them, so they get the results they want. We are here to answer your questions and give you objective advice on what will work for you. We make sure that your training is targeted to your needs, and delivered when you want and how you want – so you get the results you want.

Peter Rodway Director & Co-Founder

We want to help your business succeed in today’s international environment. So, do get in touch. We look forward to hearing from you soon Chris & Peter

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About Us

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PROMISE We provide free advice, and work closely with training providers to make sure you get the best price possible.

We ensure you get outstanding value, service and results.

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BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY TRAINING SPECIALISTS We have over 30 years’ combined

Our training provision consists of

experience designing and delivering

world class language schools, in-

courses to companies, groups and

company training experts and online

individuals around the world.

tuition professionals.

Our areas of expertise include language training for Aviation,

Customised Courses

Banking, Engineering, Hospitality,

Courses are targeted. They are

Law, Maritime, Medicine, Military,

tailored to your specific requirements.

NGOs, Oil & Gas, Retail, Law

They can be off-the-shelf, stand-

Enforcement and Transport.

alone or blended to create highly customised programmes.

Independent Consultancy Courses are designed to make a Our independence allows us to work

difference. Learners become better

closely with you to make sure you

communicators, improve their

get what you need. We provide free

international effectiveness, and

expert advice and design your course

develop strong cross-cultural skills.

with you. We assign the right training course for your needs, schedule and budget.

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Study Options

School-based Courses

In-Company Courses

Online Courses

Schools around the world have

Experienced native speaker

Online trainers can deliver

been selected specifically for

trainers come to your offices and

classes to individuals and groups

their ability to deliver high-quality

deliver a programme designed

wherever you have sufficient

business language training. Many

around your learning objectives,

connection to support a virtual

specialise in industry-specific

schedule and budget. They can

classroom. Popular platforms

training, for example language for

be super-intensive or just 2 hours

include Webex, GoToMeeting,

Oil & Gas, Law, Aviation or Finance.

a week. It’s up to you.

Adobe Connect, Google Hangouts and Skype.

Courses are intensive and

Courses can be delivered in one

immersive. They include expert

location or internationally, allowing

We also provide a range of

tuition, social programmes,

company training programmes to

carefully selected digital learning

airport transfers, and a choice of

be taught across multiple sites

content to study in your free time.

accommodation and meal options.

Blended Learning Courses can be mixed and customized to your specific needs. Face-to-face learning can be supported by online self-study. In-company training can be consolidated and extended with an intensive overseas immersion course. Contact us for more details.

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Our Service

HOW IT WORKS Our Directors have arranged business language training for: Amlin Plc

you and our providers to make sure you

Bain and Company

get exactly what you need.

Barclays Bank British American Tobacco British Telecom

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Discuss your needs, PRIOR TO COURSE START

budget, study options

Burberry Canadian High Commission China Construction Bank

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Course proposal, discuss, agree

Citi Coca Cola Dai-ichi Life International

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Pre-course preparation –

Diageo

briefing documents, visa if

EDF Trading

required

Fairtrade Foundation Gazprom Trading

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On-going course

Google

management,

Halliburton

troubleshooting where

HCA Healthcare

required

DURING YOUR COURSE

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From the very beginning, we work with

HSBC Inditex

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Feedback and progress assessment

International Tennis Federation Jumeirah Hotels Kimberly Clark

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Review & next steps

KPMG London 2012 Organising Committee Mercedes GP

You have a dedicated Course Manager

Mitsubishi UFJ

who works with you at all stages. They

Richemont

ensure the programme meets your

Royal Bank of Scotland Scottish Power

expectations at all times.

Shell Siemens Standard Chartered Bank Sterling Relocation Tesco The British Museum Tiffany Transport for London VTB Capital

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BUSINESS ENGLISH Our Business English courses improve your ability to

• discuss business • work internationally • communicate effectively by email and phone • negotiate deals • present your company • socialise in an international business environment. Courses can be tailored to you and your company’s specific requirements. We make sure you choose the best course for you and for your organisation.

BULATS tests are used to assess English skills by Adidas, BP, Citibank, Disney, GE, HSBC, KPMG, Nestlé, Proctor & Gamble, Tesco and Vodafone.

PREPARE TO PASS AN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS ENGLISH EXAM We offer excellent preparation courses for internationally recognised Business English exams. These include:

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Achieve your score with us and change your life.

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Million

people took an IELTS test in 2012


Business English

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EXECUTIVE COURSES We provide intensive immersive Business English courses for mid-and senior-level executives:

• small groups • individual tuition • tailored content • trainers with business backgrounds • international networking • guided social programmes • high quality facilities. You learn fast, focusing on the language you need to get the results you want.

Who for?

Executive Training Centres

Students are professional, ambitious, focused. The age range is 25

Our dedicated Executive

to 60 years old, with the average in most centres being around 40.

Training Centres offer business facilities such as

Fellow learners come from around the world, offering a unique

computers, IT, high-speed

opportunity to meet and network with professionals with very different

wifi, printing, and fax.

business and cultural backgrounds.

Where? Worldwide, including centres of international business such as New York, London and Sydney, as well as exclusive residential courses in the British countryside.

BUSINESS ENGLISH WRITING COURSES

90% of the world’s business

communication takes place

Writing at the highest level in English requires accuracy and style.

via email

Our courses teach you to write with impact. Your emails and reports will be better expressed and more effective. Your readers will understand what you’re saying and respond in the way you want them to. Business Writing courses can be taken on their own or as part of a Business or Executive English course. One-to-one lessons are particularly useful for focusing on your precise needs.

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ESP ENGLISH FOR SPECIFIC PURPOSES 11 ESP courses are vocational and practical. They focus on the language that is critical to what the learner does at work.

Aviation English Maritime English

ESP courses are:

• targeted – ESP courses focus only on the language you need

• relevant – ESP is about your life

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outside the training room

• specialist – ESP trainers need to

English for the Oil and Gas Industry

understand the context

• motivating – ESP language is

English for Engineering

business or work-critical

• cost-effective – ESP training wastes no time. ESP courses include technical language, related to fields such as aviation, energy and medicine, together with more general and business-related language. Courses are designed so learners can use the

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language outside the classroom immediately. We offer a range of ESP courses.

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AVIATION ENGLISH Achieve ICAO Level 4 proficiency with us.

Our world-class Aviation English training programmes are designed for aviation industry professionals, including pilots, air traffic controllers, flight crew and raters. You learn both ICAO phraseology and plain English, so you can communicate with clarity and confidence with fellow professionals. Our courses focus on what you need, whether it be handling standard operational procedures or dealing with unpredictable, non-routine situations, including emergencies.

MARITIME ENGLISH We are an official partner in the EU-funded MarTEL Maritime English tests.

Our Maritime English courses give learners the language skills necessary to

• ensure high levels of health, safety and security • handle emergencies effectively • build a strong team spirit among multi-lingual crews. Maritime English Courses cover both SMCP phrases and plain English. They are designed to meet the English language guidelines in the International Maritime Organisation’s STCW code. Courses can be tailored to the specific requirements of officers, cadets and ratings – above and below deck.

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ESP

ENGLISH FOR THE OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY We offer flexible delivery worldwide.

Our English for Oil and Gas courses give international project teams, engineers, management and rig workers the right level of English to work together in complex environments. Courses can be targeted for:

• upstream (exploration and production) • midstream (transportation, storage and marketing) • downstream (refining, processing and distribution) • environmental impacts and sustainability. Courses combine technical language with general communication skills. You learn to communicate clearly in different operating environments, and handle emergencies and accidents effectively.

ENGLISH FOR ENGINEERING Courses can be tailored to the sector-specific language of mechanical, electrical and civil engineers. Our Engineering English courses are tailored to your specific requirements and can include both general and more technical language. You develop skills such as writing technical reports, giving presentations, discussing risk, and describing tolerance, resistance and stress. Our courses help you work on complex international projects, build your professional career, and communicate clearly and confidently with colleagues and clients.

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ENGLISH FOR MILITARY PURPOSES We offer preparation courses for the NATO STANAG (Edition 3) SLP 3 and SLP 4 Certificates. Our Military English courses help forces from different countries work together in an international environment. Courses can focus on engaging in complex multinational manoeuvres, negotiating with local community and military leaders, or organising joint forces operations Many of our Military English language training specialists have a military background and deliver highly effective bespoke training.

ENGLISH FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT We can arrange for intensive courses to be delivered at police training centres around the world. In a globalised world, law enforcement professionals are increasingly expected to speak English in operations, at border crossings, and when tackling international crime. Our English for Law Enforcement courses can be designed for cadets to seniorranking officers, and customised to specific sectors and requirements.

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ENGLISH FOR FINANCE AND BANKING We offer courses to prepare you for the Cambridge International Certificate in Financial English (ICFE).

Our Financial English courses teach you to communicate successfully in international banking and finance. They develop your technical English, and can target specific skills such as negotiating, report writing and giving presentations. Our courses can be tailored to the specific requirements of banks, insurance companies, hedge funds and consultancies.

ENGLISH FOR LAW Prepare for the Cambridge International Legal English Certificate (ILEC) or the Test Of Legal English Skills (TOLES) with us. Our Legal English courses develop your expertise in international law. Your English will be more accurate, and you will express ideas with greater clarity, fluency and confidence. You can focus on legal language, including areas such as criminal or commercial law, as well as on specific skills such as presenting arguments, writing emails, or public speaking.

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WE CAN ALSO PROVIDE TARGETED, CUSTOMISED COURSES IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS:


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ENGLISH FOR MEDICAL PURPOSES We are an associate partner with the sTANDEM project, an EU-funded initiative to develop a Standardised Language Certificate for Medical Purposes (sTANDEM). This system is intended to promote, assess

Our highly tailored Medical English Courses help you communicate accurately and sensitively with patients and with other members of staff.

and certify the command of

Course content focuses on what you need to learn – including diagnosis and

professional English among

treatment, handovers and charts, procedures and operations.

healthcare professionals worldwide.

Courses bring international teams together, help overseas staff settle into English-speaking environments, and ensure the safe treatment and care of patients.

ENGLISH FOR HOSPITALITY We offer customised training courses in-country, in-company and online. Courses are designed to improve communications in the international world of hospitality, travel and tourism. They can be tailored to specific requirements of both management and staff, and focus on a range of scenarios, from building outstanding customer service to ensuring excellence in health and safety.

• English for Teachers

• English for Pharmaceuticals

• English for HR Professionals

• English for the Retail Sector

• English for Journalism

• English for Sales and Marketing

• English for Diplomacy

• English for IT

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International Business Languages

INTER NATI ONAL BUSINESS LANGUAGES Knowing languages allows you to open doors and build relationships with clients and partners around the

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world. We offer both tailored and off-the-shelf courses in a range of key business languages at all levels, including complete beginner. You can study on an intensive immersion course in the country where the language is spoken, or take tailored courses in your company or online. Tailored courses focus on your specific aims – from meeting and greeting overseas suppliers, to opening an international office, to relocating abroad with your family. On our courses you make rapid progress and see immediate results.

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LANGUAGE TEST PREPARATION If you need an externally validated language qualification, we arrange preparation courses for leading

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international tests for the following languages:

��� French: DELF, DALF • Spanish: DELE • German: TestDAF • Italian: CILS Choose from:

• Mandarin: HSK

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French

• Russian: TRKI

Russian

• Brazilian Portuguese:

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Japanese

• Japanese: JLPT

German Brazilian Portuguese Arabic Mandarin

ASK ABOUT OUR SPECIALIST COURSES

Spanish Italian

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Here are just some examples:

• French for Law • French for the Oil Industry • Spanish for Diplomacy • Spanish for Doctors • German for Engineers • German for Presentations 7

• Italian for Fashion and Design • Mandarin and Chinese Business Culture

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Course Matrix

LANGUAGES FOR BUSINESS

EXAM PREP

Hospitality

Human Resources

Law

Law Enforcement

Maritime

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Medicine

Military

Oil & Gas

Teachers

BULATS

IELTS

TOEFL

TOEIC

French for Business

Spanish for Business

German for Business

Italian for Business

Russian for Business

Mandarin for Business

Japanese for Business

Brazilian Portuguese for Business

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Australia Sydney

Fort Lauderdale

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Miami

Finance & Banking

San Diego

San Francisco

Boston

New York

Countryside (Bicton)

Engineering

Plymouth

Brighton

Southampton

Bournemouth

Business

USA

Manchester

Edinburgh

Bristol

Cambridge

Aviation

Oxford

London ENGLISH FOR SPECIFIC PURPOSES (ESP)

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Brazil São Paolo

Japan Tokyo

China Shanghai

China Beijing

Latvia Riga

Russia St Petersburg

Russia Moscow

Italy Rome

Germany Munich

Germany Frankfurt

Germany Cologne

Germany Berlin

Mexico Riviera Maya

Spain Madrid

Spain Barcelona

France Rouen

France Paris

ONLINE

• IN-COMPANY WORLDWIDE

• Malta St Julian’s

• South Africa Cape Town

• Ireland Dublin

Canada Victoria

Canada Vancouver

Canada Toronto

Australia Surfers Paradise

Australia Brisbane

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WORLDWIDE

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