Online Business English Courses

Business English is a part of ESP, English for Specific Purposes and is considered a specialism within English language learning and teaching, or a variant of international English. ... Business English courses teach common skills used in the workplace such as email writing, giving presentations, meetings, writing reports ,engaging in negotiations and more.   Business English is the norm for international trade, commerce, finance, insurance, banking, and generally most office settings.   Consequently, learners are expected to use standard English that is clear, concise and to the point, employing the particular technical vocabulary and grammatical structures most suited to each business sector.

This course is, therefore, designed to provide support and advice for professionals who need to improve their English whilst at the same time acquire vocabulary and phrases required for the world of business.  It combines specialised classes in International Business English communication skills and concepts with general English language skills.

So why do YOU need Business English?  English is the language of corporate business, the internet, aviation, travel, academia and much more so if  you would like to access these worlds, you need Business English.  It will also give you an edge in the job market since employers always prioritise candidates with more advanced English skills.  And yet another important reason is that the way you speak reflects your interpersonal skills, your ability to communicate with others in the workplace and will also help you to master soft skills such as leadership and teamwork.

Our Specialised Online Business English Courses

  • Business English For professionals (18-hour online course for B1+ students)
  • Write the perfect email (Coming soon)
  • Deliver the perfect presentation (Coming soon)

We have helped over 1,200 people improve their Business English English. Join the others and become a superstar at work today!

Live Online English Classes.
SameAs Being In A Classroom.

The Team
 Borland, online ESL Trainer
LJ Makina
ESL trainer specialised in Business English & IELTS


LJ has a Masters in Education and has been teaching English for over 15 years.

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Unparalleled Experience

We have helped thousands of students from over 186 nationalities, improve their Business English skills.

Online English Courses Delivered in Virtual Classroom Powered By


We’ve pulled together some basics to help you get started.

Are the online classes live or recorded?

Our courses are delivered live using our state-of-art virtual classroom software. We guarantee an online learning experience similar to face-to-face training.

When can I start my online course?

As all of our courses are taught in real time with a teacher, we have fixed start dates. Please check the relevant course page to see upcoming start dates.

Are your teachers qualified?

Yes. All of our English teachers are minimum CELTA (Certificate in English Language Teaching) qualified with 3 years + teaching experience.

Do I need an internet connexion?

Yes. Whether you sign-up for a live course or an on-demand course, you will need an internet connexion to study English online.

What internet speed do I need?

For the best experience, we recommend a minimum internet speed of 2.5 mbps in upload and download.

Can I get a discount for multiple people?

Yes. If 3 or more people sign-up for the same course, we offer 15% discount. If your company looking for train you employees, get in touch for a quote.

Can I use a tablet or smartphone to study online?

Yes. Our virtual classrooms are powered by Zoom, the leading video-conferencing in the work. The software is compatible with smartphones, tablets, and laptops/desktops.

Who designs your online English courses?

This depends on the type of online English course. All of our general & Business English courses are designed by Speak English Institute. Our wine related English courses are designed in partnership with Nick Borland from Grapes & Corks and Speak English Institute.

Do you offer refunds?

Yes. But our T&Cs are different depending on the type of course you pay for. For live online classes with a teacher, we can refund the remaining credit if there is a valid cause for canceling.
For on-demand courses, we offer a 30-day money back guarantee. So if you don't like your course, let us know within 30-days and we will give you a 100% refund. It's unlikely though ;)

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