The FTBE course offers General English teachers an opportunity to expand the skills in their portfolio and obtain an international validated qualification that certifies their ability to teach Business English. This prestigious qualification represents a knowledge of English to C1 level and above.
LCCI First Certificate for Teachers of Business English (FTBE) allows qualified General English teachers to gain a specialist qualification in teaching English for business purposes. Designed to broaden teachers’ management skills as well as their understanding of business practice, processes and procedures, it prepares them to teach the growing number of learners who aspire to use English in a professional, business context.
The training will be conducted by Philip Warwick, an experienced international Business English trainer originally from the UK but now based in Brno, Czech Republic.
FTBE training is a 40-hour course consisting of 30 hours of input and 10 hours of homework (reading or action research) tasks, plus a post-course reflection and the LCCI FTBE exam. The training will cover four days from Tuesday to Friday with the examination to be taken approximately one week later. The course can be taken independently of the final exam.
The course covers the following segments of teaching Business English:
- Business Correspondence and Business Concepts
- Business Skills and Simulations
- Skills Assessment
- Needs and Analysis, Syllabus Design and Assessment
- Authentic Materials and How to Find and Use them
- Business Grammar and Vocabulary
- Cultural Awareness and Social English
- Blended Learning and ESP
- Lesson Planning
- Exam Preparation
Each session will contain tips and strategies that deal with:
- Knowledge of Business Topics
- Business Communication Skills
- Relevant Classroom Methodology and Materials.
Successful completion of the course will earn participants a course completion certificate and prepare them to take the LCCI FTBE exam (London Chamber of Commerce and Industry First Certificate for Teachers of Business English) one week post the course completion date.
4-day training fee is 5.750 UAH*. The course fee includes the LCCI FTBE examination fee. It is highly recommended that you take the examination but applicants can participate in the course only should time and circumstances necessitate.
COURSE only fee 3000 UAH.
LCCI FTBE Exam only fee 3400 UAH.
*Note! You get 10% discount if you pay Course fee and Exam fee together.
Please note that transport to and from venue, meals and accommodation costs are not covered by the course fees.
Deadline: 6 March 2017