Learn English for Business

Improve your speaking, writing and listening skills for the workplace, with our VR scenarios and tutorial classes.

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Practice business essentials in English

English is the major language of international business. Ambitious individuals need to increase fluency and competence in order to remain competitive in the workplace.

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 maximise your career potential.

Learn with tutorial videos, practice in virtual reality, improve your skills

With our unique combination of tutorial classes and virtual reality (VR), you'll be able to communicate effectively and confidently around the workplace. VR lets you practice business related scenarios in a realistic way and as often as you need to, so that you’re more prepared when the real situation occurs.

If you're preparing for an English job interview, working with English speaking clients, meeting with stakeholders or moving country, this course gives you the skills you need to grow.


Who should take this course?

Our course is aimed at intermediate to advanced English learnings who want to improve business specific communication skills for the workplace.

How does it work?

When you enroll in this language course, you will receive:

  • Access to over 30 online tutorials through our website
  • An access code to unlock 6 VR training experiences within our app
  • A VR headset, if you require one
Learn through a combination of online courses and VR

An example of how this works: you'll learn how to lead a workplace meeting or discussion, then you'll be prompted to put on a VR headset and practice this in our VR meeting scenario, where you'll be leading the group meeting and driving the agenda.

Why take a VirtualSpeech course?

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Course curriculum


  • Course guide and resources
  • Welcome
  • VR and the VirtualSpeech app
  • VR Training: Impromptu speaking test
  • Items and rooms around the office
  • Confusing business phrases
  • Marketing and sales terms
  • Activity: SWOT analysis
  • Internet lingo and slang terms
  • The language of statistics and finance
  • Organisational structure within a company
  • Business acronyms
  • British culture
  • VR Experience: English culture and sites
  • Places and landmarks in Britain and the U.S.
  • Countries and business travel
  • Introducing yourself or a colleague
  • Politely exiting a conversation
  • Asking insightful questions
  • Conversational tips and talking points
  • VR Training: Business Networking
  • Socialising during and after work
  • Leading meetings and discussions
  • Getting involved in meetings
  • Giving a presentation at a meeting
  • VR Training: Leading and presenting at a meeting
  • Ending a meeting and action points
  • Looking for a job
  • Creating a CV or Resume with a template
  • Preparing for a job interview
  • Common interview questions
  • Your behaviour during the interview
  • Answering questions with STAR technique
  • VR Training: Answering common interview questions
  • Following up after the interview
  • Business emails
  • Writing a business report
  • Writing a funding proposal
  • Social media for business
  • Activity: Startup business plan
  • Understanding the audience and engaging with them
  • Presentation slide design and content tips
  • Guide to handling nerves
  • Keynote speeches
  • VR Training: Keynote speech

Your Instructor

Dom course author

Dom

Dom, Content Lead, is an entrepreneur, VR enthusiast and engineer with a passion for finding new ways to improve skills using technology. Previously, Dom worked at Jaguar Land Rover in the U.K. before leaving to develop the VirtualSpeech app.

VR Training: Unique VR content for this course

Practice your English skills with the leading VR English app, downloaded by over 150,000 users. At key points during the online part of the course, you'll be prompted to practice what you've learnt in one of the following VR training courses.

Impromptu speaking English test in VR

Impromptu speaking

Practice quick-thinking and your English skills by talking about a different business related slide every 30 seconds.

Experience English culture and landmarks in VR

Experience English culture

Travel around Britain with our beautiful 360 images of different landmarks and locations.

Practice professional networking in English in VR

Business networking

Practice active listening, eye contact and building rapport with multiple people at our virtual networking event.

English speaking interview training and rreparation in VR

Prepare for an interview

Practice answering both general and company specific interview questions with our panel of interviewers.

Conference presentation practice in English in VR

Meeting presentation

You'll be leading a team meeting and giving a short speech on your progress for a workplace project.

Give a keynote speech in English in VR

Keynote speech

Practice giving a keynote speech in English in front of a large audience. Use the tips given during the online classes.

Need a VR headset?

A headset is required to experience the VR training - if you don't already have one, we'll send you one when you enroll so that you can start practicing straight away. Simply email us when you sign up and we'll send you a BlitzWolf VR headset.

BlitzWolf VR headset

Everything you need to improve

Our VR app is full of useful features to help you grow your skills.

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Cultural immersion

Learn about different landmarks and historic sites around England to supplement your learning.

Realistic VR environments

Realistic environments

Develop your English language skills with our realistic experiences and virtual avatars.

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Voice analysis

Receive instant feedback on your speaking using the latest voice analysis technology.


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Record your speech

Save your speech and listen to it later for analysis, better understand areas you need to work on.

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Business scenarios

Practice different business scenarios in English, from a job interview to a conference presentation.

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Mobile ready

Our iPhone and Android VR-apps work with the majority of modern phones.


See our App Guide for more information on features and environments within our VR app.

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