English for Specific Purposes

English for Specific Purposes (ESP) is a learner-centred approach to English as a second language (ESL). E4B offers a wide range of specific purposes courses from English for Presentations, Meetings and E-mail writing to English for Hotels and English for Banking.
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English for Specific Purposes

English for Specific Purposes (ESP) is a learner-centred approach to English as a second language (ESL), which focuses on building specific language and vocabulary for learners who need to improve a particular area of communication, or to work in a certain industry. Students are also exposed to a specific industry or workplace, giving them real-world communication practice.

ESP programs differ from general English language courses and learners can benefit from the following:

  • Designed to meet the specific needs of the learners.
  • Related in content (themes and topics) to particular disciplines or occupations.
  • Use authentic work-specific documents and materials.
  • Promote cultural awareness and seeks to improve intercultural competency.
  • Deliver intermediate and advanced level language training with a fixed objective in mind.
  • Some students have their own set of needs that might not be addressed by a traditional ESL class.
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    english courses for employees

    What English for Specific Purposes (ESP) courses does E4B offer?

    1. Industries

    • Accounting
    • Aviation
    • Banking and Finance
    • Human Resources
    • Information Technology
    • Journalism
    • Law
    • Marketing
    • Medicine
    • Oil & Gas
    • Politics & Diplomacy
    • Pharmaceutical

    2. Professions

    • English for Customer Service
    • English for Hotels and Hospitality
    • English for Presentations
    • English for Email
    • English for Meetings
    • English for Negotiating
    • English for Telephoning


    English for Specific Purposes

    Length : 20 – 40 hours

    Effort : 2 – 4 hours per week

    Level : Intermediate up to Advanced

    Course Type : Live Class

    Prerequisites : A2

    Courses are now available online!

    Anytime, anywhere with our Online Private Classes

    Have structured, highly interactive and stimulating English Lessons in a virtual classroom environment with your tutor, at a time to suit you. Your tutor will give you the same structured, interactive learning programme as if you were face-to-face in a classroom; the methodology, the contents of your classes and the material used will remain unchanged.

    Our innovative and modern way of learning, with expert tutors, allows you to have high-quality, personalised tuition with the same quality and effectiveness of a traditional classroom. Now you can learn any time, anywhere.


    Private One-to-one

    • Personalised your courses to fit around your busy life.
    • learn at home or in the office, on your own personal schedule.
    • Your progress towards achieving these goals will be monitored closely throughout the course



    • One-on-one, live, online language instruction.
    • Same learning content as on-site courses.
    • Lessons can be scheduled flexibly online.
    • Focus on your language-learning needs and goals.

    How it works

    • All you need is a laptop, mobile or tablet and a headset with a microphone.
    • Create and manage your own schedule, and join lessons at the best time for you.
    • 60-90 minute lessons, each with a clear goal – for progress every time.

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    Interested in this course for your Business or Team ?

    If you have a team to train, we specialise in developing the English Language Skills of employees at all level of seniority. Whether it’s in a group setting or private one-to-one setting, we can get your team to be proficient in English. Contact us for a quotation.



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