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The Blended Cert IBET (Certificate in International Business English Training) gives you the skills, knowledge and confidence to use a range of approaches, techniques and tools with your business English clients, in a principled and effective manner. The course takes place over 4 days face-to-face at your institution, followed by 5 weeks online (see below for details). If you are interested in running this course for teachers at your school or training institution, please contact us to arrange dates and terms.
The CertIBET is awarded by LanguageCert, an awarding organisation, recognised and regulated by:
- OFQUAL (Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation).
- Qualifications Wales
In addition to the above, LanguageCert is also recognised by multiple Ministries of Education and other government institutions worldwide, which can be viewed here. LanguageCert is dedicated to language skills assessment design, delivery and certification and its qualifications and examinations are delivered by approved training providers/test centres globally.
During the course, you will learn how to:
Day 1: Introduction to Business English Teaching
Day 2: Business English Needs Analysis
Day 3: Business English Course & Syllabus Design
Day 4: BE Course Delivery, Approaches and Techniques
Week 1: Business English Course Materials
Week 2: Business English & Globalisation
Week 3: Business English & Culture
Week 4: Business English Evaluation & Assessment
Week 5: Business English & New Technologies
Please complete the enrolment form below, to ensure that you fulfil the course admission requirements. It will be sent to The Consultants-E, who will confirm your application, and contact you directly in the event of you having to submit any supporting documentation.
If you can answer ‘Yes’ to statements 1-6 below, you may proceed to enrol, and pay the course and moderation fees. Payment of the course fee reserves your place on the course. If you have any questions about the payment process, please contact us.
NOTE: You may be asked to provide photocopies of certificates showing your teaching qualifications and/or your level of English proficiency. In some cases, you may be called for a phone or Skype interview, and/or to submit a sample of written work to assess your language skills.
NOTE: The Consultants-E will not tolerate plagiarism, cheating, falsifying information, or handing in work done by others as your own, during the course. Any participant found to be in breach of this policy will be dismissed from the course, and no refund will apply. By completing enrolment on this course you agree to these terms and conditions.
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Members of Teacher Associations (TAs) and Past Participants on courses with us are offered discounts on the course fees, but please note that we are unable to discount the moderation fee. Please choose one of the four course fees below (ensuring that you qualify for any discount or Past Participant rate, if you select one).
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