EJO International Summer Programmes. Online English Learning Courses - Writing for Business

Suitable for:

  • Adults and young adults, working or about to start work, students and others with an interest in business
  • Pre intermediate to upper intermediate level
  • TOEIC CEFR TOEFL CAMBRIDGE IELTS BULATS
    440+ B1 – C2 420+ PET - CAE 3.5 – 6 L2 – L4
  • Those who are able to plan to work on the course for 2 to 3 hours per week (total 40 lessons) over a period of up to 6 months
Take a guided tour here >
Look at a detailed list of lesson topics here >
Online Learning Writing for Business
Your lessons
  • Results of your start-of-course English test automatically select your starting level
  • Lessons, each taking 30 to 45 minutes to complete and based on a range of business situations, selected from a resource bank containing at least 100 lessons
  • Clearly presented and easy to follow lessons which include work on such items as emails, letters, reports and memos
  • Case study at the start of each lesson followed by planning, drafting and finalising your document
  • Skills training and development at every stage
  • Summary and revision task at the end of each lesson
  • Certificate of achievement after you have completed your 40 lessons
  • Continue to take more lessons if you wish (progress not monitored) if time is still available within the six-month time period allocated for your course
Support for you during your course
  • Printable review of each lesson with a model text, useful phrases and other helpful information
  • Learn from the work of others
  • One free, twenty-minute Skype tutorial with an experienced EJO tutor in which you can ask questions, discuss any problems, talk about your progress and consider any further help you may need
  • The possibility of further Skype tutorials with your EJO English tutor (price details below)
  • Optional extra: 5 or 10 assignments marked and graded by an EJO qualified English tutor, option to have individual assignments marked more than once if asked for (price details below)

Take test for level Take lesson programme and print available lesson information Receive regular emails monitoring progress Have Skype tutorial Learn from and contribute to the work of others Optional extra: Have 5 or 10 corrections and gradings Print certificate Take more lessons if time available

Course fee: £160

Optional extras:
  • Each additional Skype tutorial after the first one which is included in the course fee: £20 for each 20 minute tutorial
  • 5 tutor marked assignments and gradings £35
  • 10 tutor marked assignments and gradings £70

Level 4 - TOEIC® Score: 440-520

  • Accepting an invitation to an event
  • Announcing the agenda of a meeting
  • Apologizing for a delay in delivery
  • Arranging a meeting
  • Confirming attendance at a meeting
  • Explaining a process
  • Explaining travel arrangements
  • Following up on a first meeting/cold call
  • Invoicing for a product or service
  • Notifying coworkers of company news
  • Ordering supplies or services
  • Proposing ideas to a colleague/manager
  • Requesting documents
  • Thanking a client for purchasing a product or service
  • Thanking a co-worker for making the extra effort to meet a deadline

Level 5 - TOEIC® Score: 520-600

  • Arranging a first-time meeting
  • Complaining about errors with a faulty product
  • Complaining about late delivery
  • Following up on a request for information
  • Inviting someone to an event
  • Negotiating business terms
  • Notifying coworkers of a change in procedure
  • Proposing a new product or service
  • Reminding a colleague about something (while you are on vacation)
  • Reporting back on an internal meeting
  • Reporting progress on a project
  • Requesting a deadline extension
  • Requesting order status information
  • Requesting product information
  • Responding to a request for replacement of a faulty product

Level 6 - TOEIC® Score: 600-680

  • Accepting an invitation to an event
  • Announcing the agenda of a meeting
  • Arranging a meeting
  • Confirming attendance at a meeting
  • Explaining travel arrangements
  • Following up on a request for information
  • Proposing a new product or service
  • Proposing ideas to a colleague/manager
  • Reminding a colleague about something (while you are on vacation)
  • Reporting back on an internal meeting
  • Reporting progress on a project
  • Requesting a deadline extension
  • Requesting documents
  • Responding to a request for replacement of a faulty product
  • Thanking a co-worker for making the extra effort to meet a deadline

Level 7 - TOEIC® Score: 680-760

  • Apologizing for a delay in delivery
  • Arranging a first-time meeting
  • Complaining about errors with a faulty product
  • Complaining about late delivery
  • Explaining a process
  • Following up on a first meeting/cold call
  • Inviting someone to an event
  • Invoicing for a product or service
  • Negotiating business terms
  • Notifying coworkers of a change in procedure
  • Notifying coworkers of company news
  • Ordering supplies or services
  • Requesting order status information
  • Requesting product information
  • Thanking a client for purchasing a product or service

Level 8 - TOEIC® Score: 760-840

  • A reference to support a job application
  • Dealing with a complaint
  • Dealing with a complaint when someone else is at fault, rather than you
  • Documenting minutes in a meeting
  • Explaining a change in business conditions
  • Giving a final warning for an unpaid invoice
  • Letting someone know they did not get a job or a promotion
  • Negotiating for a discount
  • Persuading people to do something beyond normal duties
  • Refusing a request
  • Rejecting a proposal diplomatically
  • Reporting progress on a project
  • Requesting clarification from management
  • Requesting that a supplier reduces costs
  • Requesting somebody take something off a website

Level 9 - TOEIC® Score: 840-920

  • Announcing a change in circumstances or policy that negatively affects staff
  • Arranging participation in a business event
  • Asking for a correction or retraction
  • Canceling a business event
  • Dealing with a disaster
  • Escalating a problem to management
  • Giving a brief for working in a new country
  • Giving constructive criticism on a colleague's proposal
  • Overcoming disagreement in a project
  • Rejecting a complaint from a client
  • Refusing an invitation from an important client
  • Summarizing progress on a situation to the AGM
  • Talking staff through disappointing end-of-year financial results
  • Urging someone to take prompt action
  • Writing a press release for a new product or service

Level 10 - TOEIC® Score: 920-990

  • Convincing someone to accept an idea
  • Dealing with an urgent problem
  • Evaluating a co-worker
  • Explaining how a problem has led to a new procedure
  • Explaining requirements to a new supplier
  • Giving instructions on how to carry out a complex task
  • Initiating a business deal
  • Inviting a company to submit a proposal
  • Presenting at a milestone event
  • Proposing a new product/service to a client
  • Proposing ideas to senior management
  • Rejecting special requirements from a client
  • Reprimanding a colleague
  • Responding positively to a business proposal
  • Urging someone to improve performance in difficult circumstances

A PC which can be connected to the Internet (ADSL or Broadband).

Microsoft OS (Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7) with Internet Explorer version 7 or above or latest version of Google Chrome or Firefox, OS X with the latest version of Google Chrome, Firefox or Safari.

Cookies and JavaScript must be enabled. Adobe Flash Player 9.0.45.0 or above (latest version is always recommended), Adobe Reader version 5 or above.

A resolution of 1024x768 or higher.

Online Learning > Practical English > Need To Read >