Business Partner

Business Partner gives learners practical training to bridge the gap between the classroom and the world of work. It helps learners make measurable progress in learning English and become more employable.

For adult learners British English Print and digital 8 levels GSE: 20-85 CEFR: A1-C1

About the course

This blended, business-focused course will improve learners' professional English proficiency and key employability skills

With Business Partner, learners make measurable progress learning English while becoming more employable. Business Partner does not assume any knowledge of the workplace and is designed for students with no work experience. It also provides many suggestions and alternative ways to use the material for those students already in work.

Learners acquire functional language and practice every skill, including writing, grammar and pronunciation. The task-based approach incorporates presentation and practice, with communicative pair and group tasks and projects. The course allows teachers to pick and choose lessons to suit their learners. While units are linked by theme, each lesson stands alone and can be taught independently.

Business Partner is a blended course where the coursebook works as a standalone component with signposts to a range of supplementary digital materials.

Business Partner digital resources

Why choose Business Partner?

Developed in association with the Financial Times
Designed for learners with no work experience
Builds understanding of business situations

Business Partner is part of our Connected English Learning Program

Fast-track your learners' progress: 

  • Teach with Business Partner
  • Assess with Versant English Placement Test (VEPT)
  • Certify with Pearson Test of English (PTE)

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