International Business Communications 32 for Accountants

Who are these programmes designed for?

This course is suitable for those who are already qualified accountants as well as those who are just starting out in their careers. It is also suitable for anyone who works in the field of Finance and Banking.

You will focus on developing your Business English, Business Skills and Financial English. You will learn and practise key accounting and financial English skills by looking at specialised course materials. This course will also prepare you for the Cambridge International Certificate in Financial English (ICFE).

The English for International Business Communications course is designed to equip you with the language and skills you need in order to be successful in any work place.  Throughout the course, you will continue improve your English language ability through the context of Business English. You will also learn key skills that are needed in any business environment, such as how to negotiate and how to give presentations.

What Business English training will you receive at MLS?

Business English Training

Listening Comprehension: You will be introduced to a range of accents and speeds of speaking within an international business environment. Listening practice will be delivered through a range of authentic situations such as listening in meetings and taking minutes, listening for key information in presentations and on the telephone and listening for detail in conferences.

Speaking: The aim of these lessons is to increase your confidence and fluency through guided work, discussion, role-play and group or individual presentations. Attention is paid to clear production of connected speech as well as of individual sounds. You will gain speaking practice through authentic business tasks such as giving presentations, participating in meetings and using social English for networking.

Reading: You will learn specific reading skills such as skimming, scanning and dealing with unknown vocabulary. These skills will help you to understand authentic business documents such as reports and proposals. You will also gain reading practice by looking at up to date case studies and articles from various business publications and newspapers.

Writing: You will be given training in writing for a number of purposes and will learn the necessary grammar, structure and vocabulary you need in order to produce successful business documents.

 

SAMPLE TIMETABLE (ACTUAL LESSON TIMES MAY VARY)
  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

0900-1030

Business Skills (Element 6)

effective personal development

Business Skills:

(Element 6)

effective team leadership skills

Business Skills:

(Element 6)

effective

business writing skills

Business Skills:

(Element 6)

effective

customer relationship skills

Business Skills:

(Element 6)

effective

business speaking skills

1100-1230

Business

English

(Element 5)

Business English  (Element 5) Business English  (Element 5) Business English (Element 5) Business English (Element 5)

1330-1500

General English

(Element 3)

General English

(Element 3)

General English

(Element 3)

General English

(Element 3)

General English (Element 3)

1515-1600

Financial English (ICFE/ILEC)  

Financial English

(ICFE/ILEC)