Business English

Ideas on teaching company classes

15 ways to do needs analysis
Alex Case
1. Fill in a form or questionnaire This is the most traditional and perhaps most boring way of doing needs analysis. It can be made more interesting by students interviewing each other and filling in the form for their partner (how much help you will need to give them with question forms etc depends on […]

15 Business English games for describing your company and job
Alex Case
“Describing your company” and “describing your job” are notoriously difficult subjects to tackle, and few textbooks make these topics manageable and fun. Common problems include questions that are culturally inappropriate (“Why did you choose that job?”), company structures that are difficult to understand and explain, and the wide variety in the amount of detail that […]

15 fun job application practice tasks
Alex Case
Applying for a job in English is a stressful and important use of language skills that often comes up in class but is rarely true for more than one or two people. Below are 15 games and other

15 most fun Business English lessons
Alex Case
Although Business English students can be more willing to do boring but useful topics than most students if they need English for their job, just as often Business students need the same kind of games as other classes get to help them relax around their colleagues who are also their classmates, get their energy levels […]