Operating confidently in a business environment requires an ever increasing command
of Business English. Whether it be working with foreign colleagues, dealing with
international suppliers, selling to overseas customers, communicating with financial,
technical or business consultants or understanding business reports and news articles,
a practiced knowledge of Business English can provide you with the necessary edge
you need to be successful.
At Blackthorn Language Services we believe that your Business English should be relevant,
practical and usable based on the real-life situations that you will typically find
We also believe that learning Business English should be fun. Our attractive seminar
locations are in an English speaking country (Ireland), chosen so that you can be
accompanied by a (non-)participating partner and close to attractive amenities that
encourage you to get out and apply your English and Business English skills on a
Our course leader is a highly qualified native English speaking trainer with vast
experience in working in international business. He brings this experience into
our seminars, thus ensuring that the participants leave with a new and enhanced set
of immediately applicable Business English skills.
Business English Intensive Training
Blackthorn Language Services Business English Intensive Training is designed to present
you with a care-free, all-inclusive environment to allow you to maximise your Business
English learning experience. The syllabus is a balanced mixture of teaching combined
with role-playing and practical exercises. In the course of a week, we will take
you through a business scenario, starting with an initial market analysis, making
contact with potential customers, communicating with them via E-Mail, telephone and
formal letter, making formal proposal presentations and finally negotiating a deal.
We have selected a number of stately homes in the west of Ireland as locations for
these Business English seminars. All of these are located close to amenities such
as golf, hill-walking, angling (sea and fresh-water), horse riding, water sports,
etc. The program is planned so that we can cover an extensive Business English syllabus
while still leaving time to get out and meet the locals, thus providing you with
plenty of opportunities to practice your Business English.
Accommodation is designed so that you can bring a partner with you. This allows you
to combine Business English training with vacation, work with pleasure.
Do you require a special Business English training for yourself or your company?
Do you want to focus on particular aspects such as Marketing, Telephone Calls, Presentations,
Business Writing, etc.?
Are you preparing a workforce for more direct contact with foreign, English speaking
colleagues or business partners?
Are you preparing for an over seas deployment and want to brush up on your Business
English in advance?
Please contact us to discuss your needs. We can arrange a tailored Business English
course to address your specific requirements.
Business English Coaching
Following a Business English Intensive Training, continuous Business English support
could help improve your business efficiency.
A Business English coach can help senior executives prepare for key presentations,
work through meeting strategies and polish up the language to be used before going
into the actual meeting.
We will act as a practice audience and sparring partner, bringing both international
business experience and Business English expertise into the sessions. This will allow
you to focus on content and fine-tune your messages in accurate Business English
helping you to navigate your business situations with confidence.