The course English for the Workplace is an online class provided by British Council through Future Learn. It may be possible to receive a verified certification or use the course to prepare for a degree.
This English language course helps you with the language skills you need to find a job and successfully operate in the workplace.
This course is for people who are learning English and who are interested in developing English language skills for employability and workplace contexts. It will help job seekers and young professionals with the English they need.
Each week, on this English language course we’ll focus on key aspects of workplace English. You’ll watch videos and listen to audio recordings of people searching and applying for jobs, preparing for interviews, taking interviews, starting their new job, and working with new colleagues.
The course does not follow a language syllabus but takes workplace English as its starting point, and offers functional language phrases and real, authentic workplace scenarios. Short quizzes and discussions will help you measure your understanding and practise your English.
Throughout the course you’ll be asked to share your opinions, ideas and questions with other learners. The best way to get the most out of the course is to be prepared to join in and share your experiences.
What do you want from a job?
Talking about likes and dislikes
Talking about your job
Applying for a job
Preparing for job interviews
The language of obligation
Talking about your skills and experience
Talking about job offers
Rules and regulations at work
Meeting new colleagues
Team building activities
Making suggestions, agreeing and disagreeing
This course is aimed at non-native English speakers who have studied English to at least pre-intermediate level (approximately A2 on the CEFR).
The British Council is on the ground in six continents and over 100 countries connecting the best of UK culture with a global audience and providing high-quality English language courses.
To obtain a verified certificate from Future Learn / British Council you have to finish this course or the latest version of it, if there is a new edition. The class may be free of charge, but there could be some cost to receive a verified certificate or to access the learning materials. The specifics of the course may have been changed, please consult the provider to get the latest quotes and news.
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