You can now learn Business English online from University of Washington.

This course is suitable for anyone who wishes to learn how to communicate effectively in English for business or professional purpose. You will learn English vocabulary, improve your ability to write and speak in English in both social and professional interactions, and learn terminology and skills that you can apply to business negotiations, telephone conversations, written reports and emails, and professional presentations.

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What You Will Learn

1. Networking

Learning objectives:

  • Determine whether the objectives of this Specialization align with your learning goals
  • Evaluate your current level of proficiency in business English communication
  • Present relevant information about yourself in a discussion forum
  • Develop your networking skills
  • Write short emails with appropriate formatting
  • Recognize and produce formal and informal language in emails
  • Develop vocabulary related to jobs and companies

2. Meeting

Learning objectives:

  • Arrange a meeting though email and by telephone
  • List expectations and protocols related to on-site meetings and teleconferences
  • State phone numbers, dates, currencies and sales figures accurately
  • Write a proposal with appropriate organization and vocabulary

3. Planning and Negotiating

Learning objectives:

  • Negotiate strategically in formal and informal settings
  • Identify and resolve customer issues after a negotiation has taken place
  • Evaluate and compare services and features of two venues
  • Plan a business event using negotiation skills
  • Write an announcement for a business event after selecting a venue

4. Making Presentations

Learning objectives:

  • Present information in an organized and engaging way
  • Share data in charts and graphs
  • Use persuasive language in a presentation

5. Business English: Capstone Project

Learning objectives:

  • Use appropriate vocabulary to write a mini business plan
  • Communicate a business plan orally in an organized and engaging presentation

About The University of Washington

University of Washington is ranked 16th in the world, according to 2020 Academic Ranking of World Universities. It is a public institution in USA founded in 1861.


Richard Moore

Through the last two decades, Richard Moore remains one of the best lecturers in the International and English Language Programs at this university. He has been teaching English in several countries, including in its origin, United Kingdom, Australia as well as Korea. His passion for language has led him to maintain his hobby in teaching this language, while he is also a man who loves traveling.

Wendy Asplin

Her experience for twenty years as an English teacher in several countries becomes the major reason, why this course always attracts many participants every year. Her MATESOL degree was obtained at this university. She was once teaching English for young learners in Turkey, as she also loves to travel and visit new places.

Learner Outcome

55% Started a new career after completing this specialization.
50% Got a pay increase or promotion.

Admission Requirements

Anyone can take this course. There is no entry requirement.

Available departures

Unfortunately, no places are available on this program at the moment

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