Communicating effectively in English is one of the basic necessities of any local business organisation looking forward to enhance its competitiveness within the globalised society. The aim of the course is to assist participants achieve further language specialization skills in comprehending and communicating in English within a Business Environment.
The aim of the examination is to test the high-level ability to understand and write the general and special varieties of English used in business, and the ability to use appropriate formats.
The course is targeted for:
This is a 50 hr guided learning course. Students need to invest further hours which will include private study and home assignments.
Lessons are held as indicated on the prospectus and website.
Learning Outcome 1: Write a business letter using proper English applicable to a wide range of business contexts
Learning Outcome 2: Employ appropriate business formats and styles to produce a range of business documents for different audiences and purposes
Learning Outcome 3: Practice recorded Business English at the defined level
Learning Outcome 4: Participate in conversations and discussions
Learning Outcome 5: Produce an oral presentation on a business-related topic
The following are the suggested pre-requisites and/or entry requirements needed:
Pre – requisites:
Course participants may be awarded either an MCAST Certificate of Attendance or an MCAST Certificate of Achievement.
MCAST Certificate of Attendance
MCAST Certificate of Achievement
If the student intends to obtain a Certificate of Achievement, she/he is required to sit for an assessment/s. Assessment/s may take various forms such as a home assignment, class assignment, practical test and time constrained test. However, the assessment/s is not compulsory and an applicant may choose not to sit for it.
There are no additional costs or special materials/equipment to bring.