BUSINESS SKILLS COURSE

BSC

Private or Group

Ability and confidence to perform business tasks in the real world…

Classes stay diverse, alternating between business skills material and our OTB article and video discussions – all tailored to your needs and interests

SAMPLE MATERIAL

Sample of real-life material for discussion: bringing you on par with native speakers!

Economist Films: MEATMAKERS - The artificial beef revolution

Lab-grown and plant meats are cheap, environmentally friendly alternatives, but will they soon be served at your dinner table?

1. Review student’s homework sentences. emphasis on natural, clear, accurate wording.

2. Intelligent, in-depth Discussion – Student to answer questions:
  • Will artificial meat eventually replace

    meat livestock?
  • What challenges does the artificial

    meat business face?
  • How will Brazil, one of the world’s

    biggest producers of livestock meat,

    react to this new artificial alternative?

Sample from our OTB-made business skills book:

more communicating,  less text.

WHAT'S A BSC CLASS LIKE?

A 90-Minute class

(A). Quiz

• Review old

  vocabulary and

  feedback

• Warmup

  conversation

(B). BSC Practice

(C). Feedback and Review

• Review and practice natural phrases and

  vocabulary


• Do simulations for various situations, as you

  would in real life

           80/20 rule

                   Student speaks 80% of class time,

                   coachspeaks 20%

• Coach discusses recurring

  problem areas to improve


• Review new vocabulary from

  lesson


• Review corrections


• Enter vocabulary and

  corrections in online system

15 minutes

60 minutes

15 minutes

OUR OFFERINGS

Private or Group

Private or Group

DFC

DIVERSE FLUENCY COURSE

Build fluency, confidence and vocabulary while discussing interesting topics in today’s world

WORKSHOPS

WKS

Refine presenting skills and build confidence communicating in English in an OTB Presentation Workshop.

         80:20 rule – Student speaks 80% of class time, coach speaks 20%

Emphasis on business situations that you are likely to encounter:

  • State my opinion at meetings and other settings

  • Schedule appointments with more detailed information

  • Assert myself during teleconferences and request clarification

  • Make small talk with foreigners at lunch and happy hours

  • Provide instructions in a logical, step-by-step manner

  • Introduce myself and visitors at work or external events

  • Negotiate for a better price and conditions

  • Send emails that are professional and detailed

  • Describe my city to visitors, make food recommendations and place an order at a restaurant

  • Handle spontaneous phone calls and respond confidently

  • Change topics that are sensitive and respond to comments in a capable way

 

         Material tailored to YOU…

           Each student’s course and material is tailored to his or her needs. We compile your personal curriculum based on

           surveys, OTB recommendations, and your feedback.

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