private Business and general English Courses With a Professional native english speaker Tutor

Business and general English Courses With a Native English-Speaking Teacher

 

We offer unique, practical and immediately effective business writing, speaking and blended private English lessons and courses designed with the needs of the modern international professional in mind.   

 

 

 

 

 

Foundations of Modern Writing Course

Learn techniques for writing efficiently with clear, concise and accurate sentence constructions and wording. It’s modern writing for international business and law.

Based on and inspired by real world texts, habits and mistakes, this interactive and relevant workshop has been designed specifically for international business and legal professionals in Russia and Eastern Europe who would like to improve business writing skills and suceed in writing professional letters.

Summary

The Foundations writing workshop will also benefit specialists and practitioners in all other non-native English speaking countries who wish to elevate their written English skills and receive practical guidance and answers to their most pressing questions. You will learn methods for transforming archaic, inefficient, ambiguous and broken English into modern and natural English writing within the context of intellectual property and international law, trade policy, innovation and technology, and marketing.  You may choose to compliment the Foundations workshop with our business writing and grammar courses.

Details

Format: Workshop
Professional level: all
English level:  intermediate+
Duration:  15 hours / 2 months depending on the student(s)
Price:
For individuals:  400 EUR
For groups: (minimum 3 people) 300 EUR per person
Materials:  All lesson materials are included
Location:  in-office if location and technology permit, otherwise remotely via video conferencing software

Workshop Outline

Module I: Efficient Sentence Constructions

1. Using passive v. active
2. There are/is
3. Removing and Replacing nominalizations
4. Removing and Replacing “of” and “of the”

Module I Revision

Module II: Removing Wordiness and Redundancy

5. Removing wordy phrases I
6. Removing wordy phrases II
7. Replacing “the fact that”
8. Redundancies

Module II Revision

Module III: Removing ambiguity and enhancing clarity

9. Replacing archaic terms
10.Breaking long sentences I
11. Breaking long sentences II
12. Formatting lists

Module III Revision 

FINAL REVISION

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Writing Course: Business Emails in English

This practical course addresses many of your most problematic habits and many useful topics in writing business emails in English. You will learn various methods for expressing yourself through email in natural, modern English. You will receive guided tutorials and explanations, practical exercises, revision actitivties and live editing demonstrations.

Course Topics

  • Removing and replacing cliché phrases – “duly noted,” “at your disposal”, etc.
  • Removing wordy introductory phrases
  • Language for saying “please,” “thank you,” and “sorry”
  • Language and grammar for attaching and enclosing documents
  • Language and grammar for sending things
  • Language and grammar for requesting information
  • Writing for deadlines
  • Language for following up
  • Practical revision activities
  • Live editing sessions

Details

Format: Workshop
Professional level: all
English level:  intermediate+
Duration:  10 hours / 2 months depending on the student(s)
Price:
For individuals:  300 EUR
For groups: (minimum 3 people) 200 EUR per person
Materials:  All lesson materials are included
Location:  in-office if location and technology permit, otherwise remotely via video conferencing software

Advanced English Grammar Course

Advanced grammar topics within the context of international business and law.

This workshop has been designed for international business and legal professionals who already have solid grammar and speaking foundation, but need to refresh and polish their skills or want to level-up. We use real-world contexts and examples and immediately applicable and useful exercises and practice activities. We can tailor this course based on the results of your skills assessment. This course is also a nice compliment to our Foundations of Modern Writing course or as a supplement to a custom speaking program.

Details

Format: Workshop
Professional level: All
English level:  Strong intermediate+
Duration:  15 hours / 2 months depending on the student(s)
Price:
For individuals:  400 EUR
For groups: (minimum 3 people) 300 EUR per person
Materials:  All lesson materials are included
Location:  in-office if location and technology permit, otherwise remotely via video conferencing software

Workshop Topics

  • Articles I-II
  • That v. which
  • Gerunds v. infinitives (help, modal verbs, other situations)
  • Reported Speech 1 (reporting verbs grammar)
  • Reported Speech 2 (present and future tenses transformation)
  • Reported Speech 3 (past tenses)
  • Reported Speech 3 (modal verbs)
  • Passive v. Active (all tenses)
  • Verbs of Advice
  • Prepositions
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Private Speaking Lessons: Advanced English Speaking Practice and Coaching

We design your lessons to spark discussion that improves your fluency and pronunciation while also polishing your grammar and enhancing your vocabulary through meaningful and relevant context, active practice, error correction and detailed explanations, examples and tutorials.

 

  • Practice giving presentations and speeches in English
  • Coaching for job interviews in English
  • In-context practice through article-based discussions
  • Targeted speaking practice through grammar- or vocabulary -specific discussion questions
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Private English Lessons for Professionals and Individuals

Custom Learning and Development Programs

From your assessment results, we can create personalized professional development programs for individuals and firms according to your language needs, professional practice and learning style.  

We approach your lessons in a balanced, results-oriented and communicative way using real world texts from which we make custom listening, vocabulary, grammar, reading comprehension and discussion questions. Order online in several clicks and take your English to the next level.

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Samantha Galat
+7 (985) 450 073 (Russia)
+ 49 (0175) 928 0475 (Germany)
office@blackmarketenglish.com