Nations Total English for Business – EXTENDED

When you have a bit more time to become really fluent in English

This English course is for you if today your level of English is a major handicap in your professional or private life and you decided that being able to work successfully in English is a must for you in the short term. This course gives you plenty of time to review and consolidate new language and to prepare for real-life exchanges in English. You will have 15 hours of one-to-one/small private group coaching plus more than 20 hours of skills and intercultural training in both formal and informal learning situations.

Version Nations Total English for Business  – Extended
Location Cork, Ireland


Learner Profile: This programme is for you if you feel you have the following level:2.5-9
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With 15 hours of one-to-one/small private group coaching, the Extended version of the Nations Total English for Business programme is an option for you:

  • if you have an A2 level/B1 low on ‘CEF’/TOEIC 225+ and need to spend more time in self-study so you can integrate and consolidate key structures and phrases
  • you want to have some more time to enjoy Ireland while learning English

Very cost-effective, if you have the time!

or

  • If you have an intermediate or advanced level (‘CEF’ B1/TOEIC 450 plus) and want time to develop or produce audio/visual/written templates and/or work tools, e.g. for presentations, screen share or emails. You can refine and perfect these with your trainer in your one-to-one/small private group coaching.

This is a cost-effective option when you want to dedicate more time to the preparation of your own material and/or have a limited budget available.

Ideal stay 2-4 weeks +


Training Objectives All versions of Nations Total English for Business allow you to work on a mix of the following training objectives

  • Achieve rapid improvement in business communication skills in English with 35 hours of intensive training (including 15 hours of one-to-one coaching) in one week based on your specific goals. You will achieve maximum results in a very short time.
  • Develop your confidence: the Extended version of the Nations Total English for Business programme offers a unique mix of one-to-one, group and skills training. Particular emphasis is placed on the ‘real life situations’ you encounter in your working life. This English course improves your confidence and ensures that it becomes more natural for you to communicate your ideas and win arguments in English.
  • Develop your intercultural skills for working globally: You will mix with business professionals from other countries to give you a good understanding of cultural differences. You will discuss different corporate cultures and exchange ideas on how to work successfully in a multicultural environment.
  • Benchmark your skills and network opportunities: by working and socialising in English with executives and professionals from other countries, you will have the opportunity to test yourself against other international professionals as well as make business contacts.

Course structure –
hours per week
Activities Number of hours
One-to-one/small group Coaching 15 hours
Trainer-led Workshops and Activities 20 hours
TOTAL 35 hours

All training hours 60 minutes

As well as training in English communication, the course includes:

    • Pre-training analysis and preparation
    • Nations pedagogical packs / E-books
    • 5 working lunches with trainer
    •  2 dinners per week with trainer (personal restaurant costs for dinner not included)
    • Daily personalized audio feedback
    • DVD recorded presentation
    • Socio-cultural programme
    • Support services: Wi-Fi / Refreshments
    • Individual training room/office
    • Post-training feedback and support

Tailor your course content to fit your language and communication needs The uniquely engineered structure of Nations Total English for Business allows you to focus on the English conversation and soft skills you need for your job, whether you come from Sales and Marketing, Supply Chain and Logistics, Engineering, Finance, Human Resources or whether you are a lawyer, a technical specialist or other professional.


Pre-training interview and analysis This analysis confirms your level of English, individual English goals and the specific areas you need to focus on during your training. The pre-training analysis also helps us plan the best trainer team to ensure you achieve your English communication objectives.


Trainer-Team Nations’ experienced trainer team, with a deep understanding of the specialist requirements of business professionals, facilitates the continual feedback and review of your progress throughout your stay and adjusts the priorities and scope of your English communication training. Trainers have an average of 15 years experience working with Nations.


Dates – Complete flexibility It’s your choice – you may start on any day of the week.


How to get to Cork Nations is situated in Cork city centre, 15 minutes from Cork International Airport. Alternatively, fly into Dublin with onward connection by bus or train (for best rates, book online) (Gobus or Aircoach; Irishrail) or benefit from Nations VIP transfer service.


Accommodation You can choose from hotelbed & breakfast or accommodation with one of our selected host families. We will be delighted to make all reservations for you.


Next steps We are happy to deal with your enquiries and booking in English, French, German and Spanish.
To find out more, contact us