Prepare for the challenge of teaching adults to use English in a business setting through ITA's exclusive 30-Hour (2 weeks) TEFL Business English online course.
It's no secret that in the globalized economy of the 21st century, English is the undisputed international language of business & commerce. From Buenos Aires to Seoul, from tourism to tech, the ability to communicate in English has become critical for businesses and individuals alike to survive and thrive.
For qualified English teachers, this demand generates countless opportunities to get paid to live abroad while teaching English to adult professionals and pre-professionals looking to leverage English skills in the context of their careers.
By completing this course, you will:
Part-time, 2-week online course that requires 12-15 hours of work a week.
Learn from the best to become the best business English teacher possible. You will receive individualized feedback and support from top instructors possessing at least a Master's or Ph.D.
Earn a digital certificate upon completion of your TEFL business English course.
Our teaching business English course online is ideal for students who are TEFL certified and would like:
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If you’re not yet TEFL certified, consider bundling the Tutoring English course with our 11-week part-time or 4-week full-time TEFL certification course. Benefits of bundling include:
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Our Teaching Business English ESL course has been specially designed to prepare language teachers to apply the general concepts of TEFL/TESL/ESL to specific professional settings and students. It incorporates the latest in teaching methodology and best practices.
This course aims to serve as a practical guide to introduce language teachers to the world of Business English instruction and boost your ability to deliver ESL instruction to both working and pre-professional adults.
Course content includes detailed instruction on business communication skills, business language usage, business vocabulary, and more.
Learn more: Teaching Business English Class Syllabus for a full, comprehensive overview of the course content including chapter breakdowns, task outlines, grading scales, and course policies.
2 weeks part-time (typically 12-15 hours per week of work).
This course includes 30 hours of online coursework, which includes readings, tasks, and peer participation. You will receive a separate digital certificate from what you receive for your standard TEFL course.
Classes are capped at 20 students to ensure personal attention and maintain the highest standards of instruction.
Each week your course instructor will post a discussion topic in the forum labeled Peer Participation. To receive full points, you must post a minimum of two posts per discussion topic.
This course features live lectures, webinars & chats, however, there is no required live time, and students can access recorded elements on the course website.
The Teaching Business English TEFL course incorporates dozens of video demonstrations so that trainees can gain clarity on how to implement the principles and practices taught throughout this class. It also includes 10 step-by-step sample activity plans & 5 EFL real-life Teacher Stories (known as "vignettes") from abroad of how to apply lessons and techniques and to provide context.
This course will be delivered entirely online through the course management system Moodle. In Moodle, students will access online lessons, course materials, tasks, and resources. All tasks will be posted in an online forum or taken as an online quiz.
To complete this course, you must have a reliable means to access the internet. It is the responsibility of the student to ensure that they meet this requirement prior to enrollment. Extensions on tasks will not be given to students because of technology problems.
All of your course reading materials, assignments, and quizzes will be available to you online. However, you can purchase a copy of the course textbook if you choose.
IMPORTANT: Before enrolling, we strongly recommend that you are concurrently enrolled in an accredited TEFL certification, are already certified, or have experience teaching ESL. Not yet TEFL certified? Get in touch with us. You can bundle our TEFL certification course with this specialty course and save an additional $50.
International TEFL Academy's Lifetime Job Guidance and support, access to our alumni community, and our high-quality accreditation are only available to students and alumni of our online and in-person standard TEFL certification courses.
This in-depth specialty course will provide you with a comprehensive skill set to meet the needs and challenges of providing English language instruction in a business context.
Businesses and adult professionals want to receive training from the best teachers with the highest levels of skills. Set yourself apart from thousands of other English teachers in the job market who only possess a regular TEFL certification and no specific training for teaching business English to adults.
Gain the confidence you need to provide effective instruction and classroom leadership that business professionals are seeking. From writing lesson plans to selecting the best materials and resources, you will be prepared to meet the needs of business English students.
Business English is a large and fast-growing segment in the field of TEFL. Get an overview of the business English field, including best practices and carefully-curated materials all designed to make you a more effective business English instructor.
Wayne Walker, ITA's Teaching Business English Online Course Instructor.
Wayne has been with ITA since 2014. He has an MA in TEFL/TESL and a BA in Mathematics & Philosophy. He's a published author for ITA's textbooks and has traveled to 15 countries.
There is a large distinction between teaching language courses to different types of learners. From classroom management to error correction, teaching English to middle-aged executives in a professional setting is a totally different ballgame compared to teaching English to children or high school students, and can be intimidating.
Taught by expert instructors using a curriculum developed by experts, this course will provide you with both the skills and resources you need to gain confidence in the classroom and to qualify for top positions, even if you don't have "business" experience yourself.