Business English Program

For applicants within the U.S. only.

Thrive in an American Company with Business English

The Business English Program is a three-month language learning course designed for students with advanced proficiency who desire to become more fluent and confident and help increase their career prospects. The course reflects the latest trends in business and helps students encounter American business culture, develop grammar skills to be successful in their career, and develop the communication skills needed to thrive in a professional context. 

Advance your career and improve your confidence whether you’re networking, giving a presentation, writing email correspondence, or completing a written report. Apply for our Business English classes today.

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Business English Session Calendars

2022

2022 English Session Calendar

Session Start Date End Date
1 January 3 January 27
2 January 31 February 24
3 February 28 March 31
4 April 4 April 28
5 May 2 May 26
6 May 31 June 23
7 July 5 July 28
8 August 1 August 25
9 August 29 September 22
10 September 26 October 20
11 October 24 November 17
12 November 21 December 15
Vacation Days

Spring Break – March 14-18
Summer Break – June 27-July 1
Winter Break – Dec. 19-Jan. 2

Observed Holidays

Memorial Day – May 30
Independence Day – July 4

Labor Day – Sept. 5
Thanksgiving Day – Nov. 24

2023

2023 English Session Calendar

Session Start Date End Date
1 January 3* January 26
2 January 30 February 23
3 February 27 March 30
4 April 3 April 27
5 May 1 May 25
6 May 30* June 22
7 July 3 July 27
8 July 31 August 24
9 August 28 September 21
10 September 25 October 19
11 October 23 November 16
12 November 20 December 14
Vacation Days

Spring Break – March 13 – 17
Summer Break – June 26 – 30
Winter Break – Dec. 18 – Jan. 5

Observed Holidays

*New Year’s Day Observed – Jan 2
*Memorial Day – May 29
Independence Day – July 4

Labor Day – Sept. 4
Thanksgiving Day – Nov. 23

Class Times
Class Days Class Times
Tuesday 9 am – 3 pm
Wednesday 9 am – 3 pm
Thursday 9 am – 3 pm

Fees & Tuition

Class Days # of Hours / Week Application Fee International Students Application Fee Residents / Non-Residents Tuition for
F-1 Visa Holder
Tuition for Residents Books
Tuesday – Thursday
9am-3pm
18 $150 $50 $750 (elective courses included) $400 $60

Program Level Details

Excel English Institute offers a Business English Program for students who demonstrate advanced level proficiency on the program placement test. The goal of the program is to improve the students’ ability to use oral and written communication effectively in a variety of business contexts, and the program is divided into four parts. The chart below shows the proficiency levels for both oral and written communication for each part. Students are administered the placement test to determine eligibility for the program. The following chart signifies student mastery of skills.

Points Level of Achievement Grade
90-100% Level I Meets Highest Achievement Standard A
80-89% Level II Acceptably Meets Achievement Standard B
70-79% Level III Marginally Meets Achievement Standard C
Under 70% Level IV Does Not Meet Achievement Standard F

Achievement Scale for Each Part of the Business English Program

Oral Communication Written Communication
Use networking techniques to develop business connections Produce writing in both formal and informal registers
Use language to clarify and confirm information Write an e-mail to summarize a decision
Use effective language to make decisions Write an effective report

Oral Communication Written Communication
Make an impact in oral presentation Write a press release to endorse a product
Resolve conflict in a business context Avoid conflict in emails
Problem-solve ethical dilemmas Write a press release to minimize damage

Oral Communication Written Communication
Use techniques to manage questions after a presentation Write an investment proposal
Use techniques for effective negotiating Write an email to summarize terms and conditions
Use creativity in brainstorming sessions Write a mission statement

Oral Communication Written Communication
Orally present in spontaneous situations Write an effective summary
Use techniques to pursue payment for goods or services Write a proposal of a growth strategy
Hold a teleconference Produce an effective written report

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