Business Skills 40

Business Skills 40

Business Skills 40

Business Skills 40

This course is a 40-minute version of our popular 60-minute Business Skills course. This course is designed for busy professionals who need to learn business English for the international workplace and is suitable for intermediate to advanced learners.

Students can select any of the following areas:

Presentation Skills

  • Signposting
  • Charts and Graphs
  • Questions and Answers


  • Useful Phrases
  • Controlling the Meeting
  • Delivering Information

Business Reports

  • Structuring a Report
  • Useful Phrases
  • Appropriate Language

Writing Emails

  • Common Mistakes
  • Formal and Informal Language
  • Writing Effective Emails


  • Relationship Building
  • Positions and Interests
  • Being Diplomatic and Assertive

Cultural Awareness

  • Cultural Know How
  • Stereotypes
  • Doing Business Abroad

Telephone Skills

  • Conference Calls
  • Clarifying Information
  • Checking Understanding

Small Talk

  • Making Conversation with Colleagues
  • Starting a Conversation
  • Appropriate Topics


The Business Skills course content is growing each week. If you have any questions, or wish to request a lesson that is not listed above, please complete a contact request form.


Lida Rocman
English Teacher
Thomas Stewart
English Teacher
Gemma McLean
English Teacher
Lorraine Venables
English Teacher and Founder of Intrepid English