English is now the global language of business according to the Harvard Business Review. More and more multinational companies are mandating English as the common corporate language.
Working in a business environment involves communicating – it is an essential skill and ranks as one of the most desired skills needed for business today. Skills such as writing and speaking well, displaying appropriate business etiquette and listening attentively will most certainly determine career success.
Technology magnifies the view of one’s English language ability as emails are read simultaneously by many different people, showcasing your ability. Reports are shared and discussed at meetings and the ability to write and speak well in English will advance career success.
In South Africa, there are many second and third-language English speakers, who have a poor command of English due to inferior quality education. Accents Training has enabled many individuals to improve their written and spoken English, thereby ensuring career advancement. The dynamic and interactive English in the Workplace Programme enables participants to be clear, concise and creative when expressing themselves.
Each delegate’s level of proficiency is assessed prior to commencement of training and weekly assignments reinforce learning. Every session has a theoretical as well as a practical component. The nature of the training is participative and experiential with ample opportunity for speaking which encourages delegates to break the barrier of self-consciousness and develop greater confidence and command of the language.