Sunday, 25 October 2009

Hawaii Business English Classes

Study Business English in Hawaii

Some Definitions for "Business English"

- Language for business situations

- English in business usage, especially the styles and forms of business correspondence

- Useful language for getting a job

- Business English is a form of international English

- useful language and phrases to improve your spoken/written communication skills in English in different business situations

- a specialism within the English language

The various definitions for Business English means different things to different people. For some, Business English focuses on the vocabulary used in the universe of commerce, trade, finance, professions, politics and international relations.

Many people refer to "BE" as the language for commerce topics such as government and corporate policy, programs, functions and procedures. These topics can include employment standards, taxes, and retirement benefits.

For others "BE" refers to the many communication skills used in the workplace, and focuses on the language and skills needed for typical business communication such as multi-media presentations, negotiations, meetings, small talk, socializing, all the written correspondence of emails, letters and report writing.

Some people have expanded the phrase to "BE" Communication. "BE" Communication is any communication used to promote a product, service, or organization; relay information within or outside the business; or deal with public, legal or government issues.

Business English Communication includes a variety of functions: Marketing, Branding, Customer relations, Consumer behaviour, Advertising, Public relations, Media relations, Corporate communication, Community engagement, Research & Measurement, Reputation management, Interpersonal communication, Employee engagement, Online communication, and Event management.

The Business Communication message can be transmitted through various channels of communication, including Internet broadcasts, web-based social networks, meetings, conventions, Print, Radio, Television, Outdoor displays, and Word of mouth.

When looking for Business English one has to understand that for some it is just vocabulary, others have added skill componants, others have included communication topics, methods and formats.

Your definition of business English can also depend on your function, formats or goals.

Business English for Executives

The best method of learning Business English in a confidential and efficient format to suit today's busy Business executives is with a skilled and experienced private Business English tutor. Business English for executives, managers, entrepreneurs, and business owners interested in upgrading their business English terminology, vocabulary and comprehension.

Business English Skills are important to:
Executives with new English speaking sales territories
Entrepreneurs looking to expand international businesses
Executives building skills to qualify for a promotion
Diplomats transferred to English speaking countries
MBA candidates entering a graduate program in Canada or USA
IT, Accountants and Lawyers with new English speaking clients
Doctors and dentists training with new technologies in English
Engineers who require new materials or equipment

Business English Skills
Business English Pronunciation and accent reduction
Business English conversation skills for informal small groups
Business English Listening skills including telephone skills
Business English Reading comprehension and reading strategies
Formal and informal business English writing skills
Cultural awareness for "western style" business
Business English for negotiations, discussions and explanations
Business English presentation skills, including public speaking
Business English idioms, slang, jargon and expressions

Special 2 week 60 hour, 3 week 90 hour and 4 week 120 hour programs.
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