Why did I start John’s Online English to teach business English lessons to non-native English speakers? The simple answer is that I wanted to start my own business. The long answer, and we’ll look further at this in the blog, is that I looked at different business ideas and came to the conclusion that teaching Business English online was the best business for me.
Price versus quality in online English and Business English Courses
As I look through many different websites I see a great difference in prices offered for one hour of a one to one Business English course. I wonder why there is such a great difference. Can it be because of the teachers’ location, or the teachers’ English teaching experience? When you search for an online business English course, what are you concerned about most? Is it price or quality?
For Business English courses let’s talk about what you can do to improve your English in business situations. There are two pieces to Business English courses, the basic vocabulary and pronunciation associated with business and English, as well as the specific Business English courses.
What is in a Business English Course
The vocabulary that I am talking about is the special words associated with different business departments such as Finance, Marketing, HR, etc., and different industries. Pronunciation, ...
Online language courses can be important to people around the world and Business English is one type of online course that is important to business people. Let’s look at the why, what, where, how, when, and who of Business English online language courses.
Why you should take online language courses?
To develop your career and prepare yourself for change by improving your work related skills. Corporations have started to use online seminars to train people (Continue Reading →
How can I do better in an English job interview? This is a question that is asked by many non-native English speakers that want to work for an international company. There are a few ways to do better in an English job interview including knowing your own skills and traits, preparing and practicing for the interview, and researching the position and the company.
To begin with you should have a very good understanding of your skills, personality traits and where or how ...
Intonation is important because it gives English its rhythm. It is the emphasis that is placed on some words and not others. The extra emphasis placed on the nouns, main verbs, adjectives, and adverbs makes them stand out and if you only hear these words you will still have some idea about what the person is saying. This is done in a few ways, but the most common is to elongate (make longer) the main vowel sound in the word. ...
Many things are important when giving an English presentation and they can include the design, your slides, your English, and your presentation style.
By design I mean the way you develop your presentation up until you finish the slides. I would suggest that you first start from what result you want to have when you finish giving your presentation. This can be a sale to the customer, a decision by your peers or bosses, or the information that you want them ...