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English for Professionals


This program consists of two consecutive levels in Intensive English for Professionals classes during which students will prepare various presentations, including a business plan. The curriculum covers a wide-range of business related topics, from International marketing to finance and accounting.

Please note: AF International reserves the right to cancel a class due to lack of enrollment. In the case of lack of enrollment, the registration fee will be refunded. AF International Students, currently enrolled in IEP, are exempt from paying a registration fee.

(Weekly topic schedule depends upon class composition and student selection.)

Week 1: Getting Acquainted: Introductions and Conversations in Social and Business Setting/Networking
Week 2: American Social Practices: Inviting, Accepting or Declining Invitations and the Business Lunch
Week 3: Using the Telephone (practicing telephone etiquette and communication strategies)
Week 4: Discussing Issues and Participating in Meetings

Week 5: Describing Your Work / Interviewing for Internship or Employment
Week 6: Presentations: Preparation and Delivery of your Program or Project
Week 7: Negotiations/Closing Deals

Week 8: Making Meetings Effective (running a business meeting)

Are you ready to book your Course?

Key Benefits​

  • Small groups of students

  • Designed for working professionals

  • Emphasis on Speaking and Listening Comprehension in Business environment

  • Challenging Program using Induced Discourse Methodology

  • Great location to improve your English skills: beautiful Westlake Village/Thousand Oaks - or on-site. Please call us to discuss options.

Registration Requirements

Applicant's English level will be tested for the English for Professionals program. Applicants should be at the high-intermediate to advanced level in order to benefit from the English for Professionals program.

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