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Professional Certificate

Learn Business English

This course will develop your English skills and confidence for a variety of business contexts such as presentations, meetings and negotiations. The syllabus combines practical skills with business and industry specific language tailored to your needs so you make the right impact with your future clients and colleagues.

How you learn

Through authentic, goal-oriented tasks designed to develop your English skills and build your confidence, Business English students are trained to perform, and excel in a wide variety of business situations including: sales, marketing and advertising, human resources, administration, finance and management.


This is a vocabulary and skills driven course; you will learn business specific language and get to practice it doing case studies, delivering presentations, practicing language for negotiating and meetings, as well as writing business emails and CVs or resumes.

Key Features

  • Essential, Standard, Intensive or Super Intensive course (depending on location) with specialist modules introducing functional business vocabulary for applied use in the workplace
  • Develops the listening, speaking, reading and writing skills needed in the commercial world
  • Improves grammar and extends business vocabulary

Quick Facts

USA: All Centres
UK: London Only
Canada: Toronto Only
Start Dates
Every Monday
Minimum Level
Intermediate (London and Toronto only)
Upper Intermediate (All other centres)


Programme In-Class Clock Hours per Week 
Essential* 15
Standard 19
Intensive 23
Super Intensive** 26

*US and Toronto only
**Toronto and London only
Students will progress at their own pace. We recommend at least 80% attendance and completion of all homework and self-study recommendations
Standard and Intensive schedules in the US require an F-1 visa

Additional Options

One-to-one English

Our One-to-One English options can be completely tailor made according to your needs and objectives. This option is particularly useful for students who have a very particular need or for students who wish to learn very intensively.

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Adult Groups

Stafford House is a specialist in providing bespoke group services. We offer a complete package that can be adapted to your needs. Ideal for groups of students who wish to improve their language skills in a particular field of interest.

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Meet our students

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  • Champ



    I am from Thailand. I have spent four months at Stafford house, and all staff is very helpful and generous to help me improve my English skills. I have gone to TOEFL Class and Business English Class. I learned a lot of skills such as reading, writing, speaking, and listening. It helps me to deal with the TOEFL exam but I also learn how I can use those skills that I have learned in everyday life. The business class is very interesting because it has a new interesting topic every week. I have an opportunity to make friends coming from other countries. A teacher is very helpful and always encourages me to speak English in and out classroom. There are a lot of interesting activities going on every week such as a restaurant tour, going to museums around Chicago, watching a movie, special activities, etc. Finally, all the staff and teachers are willing to encourage you to improve your English. I am looking forward to seeing you at Stafford House Chicago,

  • Tuana



    I was in Stafford House for 3 months and it was the best time of my life! Here you can find students from all over the world and teachers who have great interests and great knowledge. They all take you under their wings and they become a part of your life! And the worst part is you have to leave them behind… I enjoyed everything – every single moment of my lessons, my breaks, my teachers and my friends so I hope to come back again!

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