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BEC – Preliminary Course

Business English Certificate Preliminary (B1) – Cambridge Course

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Get your knowledge of Business English certified with the internationally recognized B1 Business Preliminary (BEC P) certificate. BEC diplomas add value to any application. Your native-speaking Business English coach will prepare you for the B1 Business Preliminary exam via online one-on-one lessons. You will meet your English teacher via video chat on Skype.

COURSE CONTENT B1 BUSINESS PRELIMINARY

The content of the BEC Preliminary course at homestudies is tailored to suit your needs and the preparation for the B1 Business Preliminary (BEC P) certificate. In these areas you will receive individual support: Oral communication, listening comprehension, vocabulary and grammar, reading comprehension and writing skills.

AFTER THE B1 BUSINESS PRELIMINARY COURSE YOU WILL BE ABLE TO:

  • Understand the main points of everyday business texts.
  • Write short business texts (emails, business letters and other texts from everyday business life).
  • Follow the main aspects of meetings, discussions and interviews.
  • Express your own opinions, thoughts, etc. in conversations.
  • Communicate in an understandable way and, for example, make simple telephone calls.
  • Make use of a basic business English vocabulary.

BEC PRELIMINARY PREPARATION AND BEC PRELIMINARY EXAM

homestudies offers you targeted preparation for the internationally recognised Cambridge B1 Business Preliminary (BEC P) certificate. The BEC Preliminary examination consists of a written and an oral part. The written part of the BEC P certificate examination consists of reading and writing as well as listening comprehension. The written part takes 130 minutes. The oral examination lasts 12 minutes and consists of an interview with one or two other candidates.

Written examination: 130 minutes

  • Reading and Writing module (reading comprehension): newspaper articles, e-mail, articles, contributions) and (writing): writing of different texts: 90 minutes
  • Listening module (listening comprehension): radio discussions, conversations: approx. 40 minutes

Oral examination: 12 minutes

  • Speaking module: Interview with one or two other candidates (answering questions, and other tasks).

COURSE OVERVIEW

  • Private lessons offered via Skype
  • Native speakers & certified teachers
  • 45 minutes per lesson
  • Free teaching material
  • Monday to Sunday
  • 08.00 to 22.00 hours

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Business English Certificate Preliminary

PRICES AND PACKAGES

  • 1 Lesson: CHF 50
  • Savings Course with 10% Discount
         for 5 Lessons offered at CHF 224 instead of CHF 250
  • Basic Course with 20% Discount
         for 10 Lessons offered at CHF 399 instead of CHF 500
  • Standard Course with 26% Discount
         for 25 Lessons offered at CHF 924 instead of CHF 1’250
  • Intensive Course with 30% Discount
         for 50 Lessons offered at CHF 1’749 instead of CHF 2’500
  • Professional Course with 36% Discount
         for 100 Lessons offered at CHF 3’199 instead of CHF 5’000

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