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Sharpen your Business English to build your career!

Business English (BE) at the Centre for English Teaching (CET) is an industry-leading program for intermediate to advanced English speakers already experienced in the business world, or aspiring to an international business career.

Explore specific English terminology, skills and concepts related to business and participate in industry field trips and projects. In addition, you will do Professional Development modules in Presentations, Meetings, Networking, Problem Solving, Time Management, Project Management, Leadership, Negotiating, Managing Up, Conflict Management and Business Writing.

What is BULATS?

BULATS is The Business Language Testing Service, it is a multilingual set of language benchmarking and assessment tools for business, industry and commerce. The BE program prepares you for the BULATS exam.

CET is an official test centre for the BULATS exam.

The BE program is 4 hours per day, 20 hours per week, Monday-Friday.

What do I need to enter?

You need a minimum level of B1+ (Common European Framework of Reference - CEFR, IELTS 5.0 or equivalent). You will be placed in a class according to your score on the CET placement test or your IELTS score or equivalent. If you are not at this level, you can combine your course and start in General English (GE).

When can I start?

What is the tuition fee?

  • It is recommended that you study in 11-week blocks. The minimum course length is six weeks.
  • B1+ (Intermediate) to C1 (Advanced) - CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference).
  • BE courses are 20 hours per week.
  • BE courses may be held in the morning, afternoon or evening.

Can I combine other courses?

You can combine Business English (BE) with other Professional Pathway courses such as:

BE can be taken in combination with:  
General English (GE) Intensive Test Preparation (ITP) English for Specific Purposes (ESP)

BE & BULATS customised programs are available for groups. The course length, dates and level can be tailored to your needs.

What are the BULATS test dates at CET?

 Test dates:      
19 Mar 2015 16 Jul 2015 1 Oct 2015 16 Dec 2015

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