It’s quite likely that many of the adult students you meet will be business people. And teaching business students can be a little daunting. It means working with professionals who don’t want to waste time on chit-chat. That’s because they’re learning English to help them get results.
They may be working in corporations where clients are from different countries. Or they may be employed by international companies and regularly interact with foreign colleagues. Either way, it means they need to speak English.
Socializing in business settings is an important aspect of doing business. It’s also one of the weaker areas for business English learners in my experience. In today’s blog, we’re going to focus on how you can teach a practical business lesson within the scope of socializing with colleagues.
The idea is to help learners be more capable and confident meeting foreign colleagues visit their offices. This lesson should take you through one fifty-minute session or more. So, let’s get started.