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Customised Business Language Training
Frequently Asked Questions

"...I was never any good at languages at school. What makes you think I can learn now?" "You may have had no motivation then, NOW you have the incentive.
Sympathetic tutors - working with small groups or individuals - using materials tailored to your exact requirements - will create the ideal learning environment - helping you to use the language from day one"
"...You need a knack to speak a foreign language. What if I haven't got it?" "You'll be surprised at how quickly your language skills can develop with the right learning strategy, especially suited to your particular needs."
"...Language training takes too long. How can I afford the time?" "You may not need to acquire ALL of the language.
Survival and Socialising Skills or Company and Product Presentation Skills can be acquired within tutor-led modules of some 40 hours each.

Receptionists/Telephonists with no previous knowledge of the language can be trained in 40 hours. Nursing staff caring for overseas patients can learn to communicate at a level that puts their patients at ease in 40 hours.

Whether you require only basic language skills or advanced speaking and writing skills (MD's, Export Managers, Techn. Sales Personnel, Customer Service Engineers, Solicitors, Accountants, Engineers), we have the specialists, experience and know how to design and implement successful training."
"...Language Training is too expensive!" "Not if targeted to specific needs. Courses tailored to your particular requirements will provide you with the skills that are your priority. Funding may be available for certain companies. We will point you in the right direction."
"...we have been exploring the possibility of exporting. What is our next step?" "The DTI, MCCI/Business Link offer a range of subsidised services for exporters. Our check list comprises the most important preparatory steps to be taken and in addition we can offer the hands-on help of experienced exporters on a consultancy basis for a variety of export markets."
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