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Corporate English Training Services

Our English programs provide companies with tangible benefits in the short term, such as:

  • Improvement in their team’s English communication skills, setting the stage for increased and improved business opportunities.
  • Reduction in errors and more efficient time management, thereby decreasing operational costs.
  • Greater team morale, motivation and loyalty to the company.
  • Job advancement opportunities for current staff internally within the company, allowing for professional career development inside the organization.

Idioma Internacional offers an extensive portfolio of English training services that have been designed to satisfy the diverse needs of the corporate sector. Our options range from a complete developmental program (with basic, intermediate, and advanced levels) to programs focused on specific business areas, courses that perfect advanced English skills, personalized one-on-one English coaching courses, and online classes.

After evaluating the client’s needs and objectives, our company recommends the most suitable program to achieve the expected English communication results and maximize the return on investment.

Corporate English Training Options

Complete English Training (CET)

CET is our standard program and is divided into six levels (A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2) which correspond to the levels of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEF).

The program is adapted to the specific needs of each organization and is focused on equipping students with the ideal language skills for a professional business environment.

The program is designed to develop both conversational and grammatical skills. It focuses on topics and scenarios related to the working environment, such as meetings, PowerPoint presentations, emailing, reading comprehension, and advanced writing, among other areas.

CET is ideal for those companies that need to take their personnel to a specific level of English proficiency based on the standards established in the Common European Framework.

Specific Business English Courses (SBE)

The SBE courses are for those students with at least a B1 English level who require English training in a certain industry or discipline in order to acquire specific English vocabulary and related communication skills.

The SBE courses are tailored to our clients’ and students’ needs in terms of training objectives and current English proficiency of the employees. These courses focus on areas such as:

  • Call centers
  • Tourism
  • Finance
  • Information Technology (IT)
  • Legal
  • Marketing and sales, among other fields

Business English Skills Mastery (BES)

The BES courses are for students with at least an intermediate English level (B2) who need to improve or perfect a specific area or skill in English for his or her job.

The BES courses are tailored to our clients’ and students’ needs. Their targeted focus achieves significant improvements in a short period of time. Idioma Internacional offers a wide range of topics to choose from, including:

  • PowerPoint presentations
  • Email communication
  • Meeting skills
  • Writing skills
  • Accent reduction
  • Conversation fluency
  • Advanced grammar, among other topics

Personalized English Coaching (PEC)

The PEC program applies an innovative teaching methodology that combines technology with the constant support of a personal English coach, in one-on-one course modality.

The PEC program content and methodology are tailored to each individual student, taking into consideration the needs and objectives of the client.

PEC provides greater flexibility with scheduling. It requires less face-to-face time and is more effective, generating better results in less time.

Lessons are offered in physical classrooms and/or virtually through Google Hangout, allow for flexibility for travel and work commitments.

Our professors act as English coaches in these courses, individually guiding each student through a private tutorial.

General Details About Our Business English Courses

Idioma Internacional’s English Teaching Methodology (Blended Learning)

At Idioma Internacional, we use the Blended Learning or B-Learning methodology, which incorporates a traditional classroom with our online virtual classroom (VEC) for out of class use, to facilitate learning through an efficient and effective combination of different pedagogical methods.

As previously mentioned, as part of our methodology we provide students with a modern virtual classroom called VEC (Virtual Education Center). As a complement to all our English programs, this innovative system grants users a multitude of benefits, which include:

  • Unlimited access to content, practice, and exercises.
  • Communication and practice between students via chats, forums, messages, and other interactive applications.
  • Access to attendance, grades, and other applications.
  • Control tools for supervisors that allow them to directly view student progress and participation.

Personalized Programs

All our courses are adapted to students’ needs and taught in small groups to guarantee personalized attention. We also offer one-on-one coaching courses for those professionals who require a high degree of flexibility and personalization.

English Placement Tests At No Additional Cost

In order to determine the starting point and duration of each program, a placement test is required, which is complimentary when English programs are contracted.

Certification of Program Completion

After successfully completing each level, students will receive a certificate of completion. Upon graduating from our entire CET program, students receive final certification on behalf of Idioma Internacional.

BELT Certification Services (Business English Level Test)

Idioma Internacional provides the business sector with BELT (Business English Level Test), a modern, effective and simple tool that is being implemented by companies throughout the region.

This tool is used by recruiting companies, human resource departments, and area managers alike who need to precisely, easily, and affordably evaluate candidates and current employees’ English level in accordance with Common European Framework standards, facilitating recruiting, candidate selection, personnel evaluations or internal promotions.

Additionally, individuals use this tool for employment purposes to validate his or her English level with an objective and reliable evaluation.

The main benefits of the BELT certification method used by Idioma Internacional include:

  • Results presented in accordance with the CEF scale (A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2).
  • An affordable, complete, objective and reliable evaluation: speaking, listening, writing, and reading skills, in addition to specific skills for a particular industry or discipline, are analyzed.
  • Results are delivered in a clear, concise report that allows the reader to identify workers’ skills for completing job tasks in English.
  • Administering this test is flexible. Clients may purchase specific modules depending on specific needs: BELT Standard, BELT Plus Speaking, BELT Plus Writing, BELT Complete, and BELT Specialized.
  • It can be administered online according to the needs of the interested company or party.

BELT Service Options

The BELT certification includes an analysis of the five English language skills (reading comprehension, grammar, writing, listening, and speaking).

However, tests may be administered by skill according to the specific needs of the organization. In this case, a document stating the level obtained for the evaluated skill in accordance with CEF standards will be delivered. Idioma Internacional provides the client with five English certification service options, detailed below:

BELT Standard:

This is the basic package of our certification system. It evaluates the reading and listening comprehension and grammar areas of the English language according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

BELT Plus Speaking:

This package includes BELT Standard (reading and listening comprehension and grammar) in addition to a speaking skills test.

BELT Plus Writing:

This package includes BELT Standard (reading and listening comprehension and grammar) in addition to a writing skills test.

BELT Complete:

This package evaluates all five language areas (reading and listening comprehension, grammar, speaking and writing skills). This package includes BELT Standard + BELT Plus Speaking + BELT Plus Writing.

BELT Specialized:

This certification is ideal for companies that need to evaluate the English proficiency of their staff for a specific work area, profession or industry, such as finance, marketing, information technology (IT), medicine, law, among other fields.

It includes the BELT Standard package and a specific test according to the performance area required. Clients may also choose to include the conversation and writing modules to complement the test.

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