Teaching Business English

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This 40-hour, comprehensive online training with tutor is designed for TEFL/TESOL certified teachers who would like to gain valuable skills and qualify for more teaching jobs in this high-demand area.

Perfect for busy professionals, this course is self-paced, with a 3-month time limit for completion, during which you may log in and work when it’s convenient for you.

Course Curriculum

Unit 1 – Introduction to Teaching Business English
Unit 2 – The Business English Learner
Unit 3 – The Business English Teacher
Unit 4 – Current Approaches to Business English Courses
Unit 5 – Needs-Driven Business English
Unit 6 – From Analysis to Syllabus
Unit 7 – Syllabus to Timetable
Unit 8 – Business English Lesson Planning
Unit 9 – Culture in a Business Context
Unit 10 – Assessment and Feedback

Learning Objectives

When you graduate, you’ll be able to:

  • Establish a knowledge base of English as global communication and its relationship with the use of cultural norms in the EFL/ESL classroom.

  • Examine and apply the course materials to develop a Business English syllabus.

  • Identify and apply current adult learning and educational theories to design lesson plans that meet Business English class goals and objectives.

Requirements to take this course:


  • 18 years of age.

  • An intermediate or higher level of English proficiency (B1 level, according to the CEFR, the Common European Framework Reference for Language)

  • Teaching experience or a general TEFL/TESOL certificate (recommended).


Throughout the course you will:

  • Read and view material found in the course, as well as in linked online resources, teacher’s contributions, and other included components.

  • Complete self-check, non-graded quizzes in each unit to check your understanding of these materials.

  • Analyze the concepts found in those materials to draw inferences in your written assignments (such as forum posts and essays) regarding best practices in teaching Business English.


Your final grade for the course is based on the completion of two 1,000-1,500-word written assignments (graded by your tutor) and a final exam. These components are weighted as follows:


Assignment 1 – 30% of your overall grade
Assignment 2 – 30% of your overall grade
Final Exam – 40% of your overall grade


100% Online
Start anytime and work from any device.

Personal tutor
Get feedback and ask questions throughout the course.

Flexible schedule
Work at your own pace - complete in as little as 3 weeks!


Interactive content
Instructional videos, downloadable resources, quizzes & activities, and discussion board.

Certificate of completion

Qualify for jobs teaching online with a specialized certification.

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R$ 675,00 (or 3 x R$ 225,00)