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Business correspondence workshop
  Workshop Dates
6 and 13 March

0900 to 1630

Aims of the course
By the end of this course, participants will be able to write business correspondence to an international standard in English

What can this course do for you?

  • It will enable you to write business letters, faxes and e-mails that are persuasive, correct and professional.
  • It will enable you to understand what effect your written English has on your business contacts.
  • It will enable you to ensure that all your correspondence is relevant, accurate and that conveys your message clearly.
  • The materials you receive will be an invaluable manual on business correspondence for you to refer to in the future.

What does this course contain?

Introduction to the course Evaluation of written work
Evaluation of a letter Business jargon
Layouts and standards Conciseness of expression
Focus on the reader Accuracy of language
Register and style Review
Clarity of expression Tact and diplomacy
Organisation A JASK analysis
Review Evaluation of written work
Sample letters Writing tasks
Writing tasks Action plan

Coffee and lunch is provided during the breaks on both days when the course takes place.

Our training methods
We use the latest communicative interactive training methods which are standard among the world business community. Information is presented using PowerPoint and participants are given opportunities for 'hands on' practice of the techniques that are presented on the course.

Who should attend?
People whose English is at intermediate level or above.

250 BGN

You can register by contacting us at:

The Teaching Centre
British Council
7 Krakra Street
1504 Sofia
Tel. 942 4300, 942 4344

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