14. February 2014 07:39
Blended Learning for Business English
Blended learning is our tailored education program in where students learn in part through face-to-face and virtual classrooms with some element of student control over time, place, path or pace.
- You will communicate better in Business situations
- You will learn key Business English language
- The course is tailored to your level and needs
- You can choose when and where you study online
- You can measure your progress by completing the test at the end of each pathway
Linguarama Blended Learning
: there are 5 key components to the programme to ensure you learn effectively.
1. Initial Placement Test
The course begins with:
- A Needs Analysis - to pinpoint your objectives
- A Placement Test - to establish your level.
2. Online Learning Pathways
Linguarama will recommend the best online pathway for you. This will be related to your Level and to the Business Skills you need.
You can study this pathway whenever and wherever suits you.
3. Virtual Classroom
Face to face training is organised flexibly to match your working schedule. Training can be held at
- Your office, or
- A Linguarama Training Centre, or
- Virtual classroom.
4. Online Tutoring - Webinars
Blended Learning webinars give you the chance to practise English with new people from other companies and other countries.
5. Online Support
Regular emails support you in your selected pathways. Tips and tasks keep you motivated
Effective learning: Throughout the course we help you to develop your skills and to learn more effectively.
If you would like to communicate more effectively in Business English, contact us now to see how we can help you!
7. February 2014 09:31
Welcome to Cheney Court!
Cheney Court provides the setting for the unique Linguarama ‘Residential Concept’ where business and professional people who wish to learn English in the minimum time and with the maximum efficiency can develop the specific language skills they need to communicate more effectively.
Combining the amenities of a traditional English Country House with those of an advanced, high technology language centre, Cheney Court creates the ideal ambience in which to absorb not only the language but also the lifestyle and culture of the country.
Cheney Court itself – described by Nicholas Pevsner in his definitive book on Great English Houses – is one of the foremost examples of 17th century architecture in the area.
Course participants will appreciate the care with which Linguarama have blended the special requirements and high standards of service of a modern Training Centre, such as videoconferencing facilities, with the warm and comfortable atmosphere of a traditional English family home.
In addition Linguarama have provided the social and sporting facilities which help make a stay at Cheney Court so delightful. Both within Cheney Court itself and on the surrounding 11 acre estate, the participant will find amenities such as:
- a bar
- all-weather floodlit tennis courts
- small fitness room
- snooker and billiards room
A superb 30 metre mediaeval Barn which has been converted for use by the training centre.
In short, the participant will find at Cheney Court not only the most sophisticated language teaching facilities, but also a complete ‘microcosm’ of English life and culture. All participants enjoy their own en-suite bedroom with private bathroom, direct dial telephone, radio and CD player. All bedrooms and classrooms have Internet access points so that participants can use the Internet for learning and also for keeping in touch with home and office.