Business English:
Contact Details
Everyday English GmbH
Chilenaustrasse 2
8108 Dällikon
Switzerland
Tel. +41 44 840 03 68
 

Business English Certificate (BEC) Higher

Ideal candidates for the BEC Higher course will already have a good knowledge of general English, but would like to improve their communication skills in a business context.

The course includes grammar practice, development of vocabulary building skills, together with instruction on reading strategies and dialogue management.

In addition to preparing candidates for the BEC Higher examination, this course provides students with an opportunity to extend their knowledge of English in a wide range of typical business related areas.

For further details please contact us.

ALTE Framework Guide - Level C1 (ALTE 4)

Listening/Speaking
  • General Ability
    CAN contribute effectively to meetings and seminars within own area of work or keep up a casual conversation with a good degree of fluency, coping with abstract expressions.
  • Social & Tourist
    CAN keep up conversations of a casual nature for an extended period of time and discuss abstract/cultural topics with a good degree of fluency and range of expression.
  • Work
    CAN contribute effectively to meetings and seminars within own area of work and argue for or against a case.
  • Study
    CAN follow abstract argumentation, for example the balancing of alternatives and the drawing of a conclusion.
Reading
  • General Ability
    CAN read quickly enough to cope with an academic course, to read the media for information or to understand non-standard correspondence.
  • Social & Tourist
    CAN understand complex opinions/arguments as expressed in serious newspapers.
  • Work
    CAN understand correspondence expressed in non-standard language.
  • Study
    CAN read quickly enough to cope with the demands of an academic course.
Writing
  • General Ability
    CAN prepare/draft professional correspondence, take reasonably accurate notes in meetings or write an essay which shows an ability to communicate.
  • Social & Tourist
    CAN write letters on most subjects. Such difficulties as the reader may experience are likely to be at the level of vocabulary.
  • Work
    CAN handle a wide range of routine and non-routine situations in which professional services are requested from colleagues or external contacts.
  • Study
    CAN write an essay which shows ability to communicate, giving few difficulties for the reader.
Everyday English GmbH • Chilenaustrasse 2 • 8108 Dällikon • Switzerland
Tel. +41 44 840 03 68 •
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