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42 online lessons
6 practice exercises
4 hours of learning
Learn to communicate effectively in-person and through video calls
Become confident in a range of workplace situations
Learn how to run meetings, deliver presentations, deal with clients and interact with colleagues
Understand essential business vocabulary and phrases
Practice participating in real-life situations
Perfect your skills with automated feedback on your performance
Access the practice exercises either online (in your browser) or in virtual reality (if you have a VR headset).
VirtualSpeech courses have been completed by employees at companies including:
English is the major language of international business. Ambitious individuals need to increase fluency and competence in order to remain competitive in the workplace and in virtual meetings.
In many jobs, you'll come across a point where you benefit from understanding business-specific English. This course helps you deal with those situations and maximize your career potential.
With our unique combination of online classes and practice exercises, you'll learn how to communicate effectively in the office, as well as on video calls.
A unique feature of this English for Business course is that you get the opportunity to practice everything you've learned. Practice leading a meeting, presenting on video, giving a speech at a conference, and more.
The course is aimed at intermediate to advanced English learners (CEFR levels B1-C2) who want to improve business-specific communication skills for the workplace.
If you're preparing for a conference in English, working with English speaking clients, presenting and holding meetings virtually, or moving country, this course gives you the skills you need to grow.
This course combines online learning with practice exercises for a unique learning approach. At certain points throughout this English for Business course, you'll be prompted to practice what you've learned.
Complete a series of videos, quizzes, and case studies at your own pace - available to access at any time.
Build your skills and confidence by putting them to the test in practice exercises.
Receive instant feedback on your performance to help identify your strengths and weaknesses.
Dom is your author and instructor for the English for Business course. He's an entrepreneur, engineer, public speaker, and immersive tech enthusiast with a passion for finding new ways to learn using technology.
Dom previously worked at Jaguar Land Rover before developing the VirtualSpeech e-learning platform, and he now speaks about his experience at events around the world.
Throughout the course, you'll be prompted to practice your new skills and techniques in one of the following exercises.
Note: These exercises can be completed online (in your browser) or in virtual reality (if you have a VR headset).
Practice quick-thinking and your English skills by talking about a different business-related slide every 30 seconds.
Listening exercises, including the classic Goldilocks exercise and a conference call exercise.
Practice active listening, eye contact, and building rapport with multiple people at our virtual networking event.
Practice answering questions about your company, product or service in front of a panel of potential customers.
You'll be leading a team meeting and giving a short speech on your progress for a workplace project.
Practice giving a keynote speech in English in front of a large audience. Use the tips given during the online classes.
Explore all the exercises available on the VirtualSpeech platform.See all exercises
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Faster than classroom training
The exercises are full of features to give you the most realistic practice and help you quickly improve.
Upload your own presentation slides into the exercise so you can practice with the slide deck you'll have on the day.
Receive instant feedback on your pace, volume, confidence, use of hesitation words, and more.
Learn to handle a variety of common distractions, from phones ringing, to coughing, and technical issues.
"The course really helped me improve my English and built up my confidence to speak in meetings and deliver presentations during them."
"It greatly helped me to prepare for an important business meeting I had last month. I rehearsed several times in the sims and felt much more confident."
Lucy Brooks - FluentU.com