Intensive Courses

‘Express English’ is our unique one-week intensive Business English course for international business professionals who need to communicate effectively in English and want to improve their English in a short space of time.

You will be amazed at how much your English can move forward in just one week.

*        Highly-qualified and experienced teacher: Sara Morton
*        Small group (maximum six) of like-minded business professionals
*        Face-to-face learning
*        Up-to-date materials
*        Quality environment

Who is it for? 

For international business professionals who:
*        need English for their work
*        live in the UK or outside the UK
*        want to improve their English in a short space of time
*        seek self-improvement techniques for their English for the future

Pre-course requirements
*        an intermediate to advanced level of English e.g. Cambridge FCE (CEFR B1/ C2)
*        a pre-course assessment determines whether ‘Express English' is right for you

What will I learn?
*        To communicate more confidently in the international marketplace
*        To communicate more effectively in meetings, presentations and negotiations
*        Improved skills for networking, including cross-cultural awareness
*        All four language skills: Speaking, Listening, Reading and Writing
*        And much, much more...!

Course objectives 

To improve participants’ English for use in their business life, across all four language skills. 

The course has an outline of topics and activities.  However, as it is a small group, I am able to successfully identify participants' requirements, and tailor the training accordingly.  Specific requests are welcome.  Training is based around highly-communicative activities designed to improve both accuracy and fluency.

Topics may include:

*        Meetings
*        Presentations
*        Negotiations
*        Networking/ Social English
*        Writing (e-mails, letters, reports)
*        Telephoning (Skyping, conference calling)
*        Cross-cultural awareness
*        Learning tips and techniques for self-study and future learning


The Lensbury (private members' sports and social club, hotel and conference centre) is 30 minutes from London Heathrow airport, 45 minutes from London Gatwick airport, 35 minutes direct service from London Waterloo train station. 

The Lensbury has been specifically chosen: 

*        great training rooms: spacious with natural light
*        staff on hand to help; free wifi
*        lunch in restaurant, plus break-out spaces with unlimited tea and coffee

If you choose to stay on after lessons, or overnight in the 4-star hotel on-site (optional), you will be able to use the club’s bars, restaurants and leisure facilities and practise your English with other guests and members - in the bar, on a grass tennis court or even in a boat on The River Thames!  For further information, please visit www.lensbury.com

Course dates for 2018

Courses run Mondays to Fridays.

*      16th – 20th April 
*      11th – 15th June 
*      9th  – 13th July
*      3rd – 7th September


£1,000 per participant; Includes: tuition fees, daily delegate fees, lunch, morning and afternoon refreshments, pre-course assessment, a complete set of course handouts in a folder, certificate of attendance, end of course report/ post-course study suggestions/ personal action plan; Does not include: accommodation (available at discounted rates at The Lensbury; please ask for details) and travel; Payment: via bank transfer; bank details on the booking form.


Please feel free to telephone me or simply contact me via the form on the Contact page of this website.  A booking form can then be sent via e-mail.