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.
    English for Specific Purposes (ESP) - English for Business (E4B)
    Online Class English Specific Purposes (E4B)

    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.

    Learner Testimonials

    What our learners say
    about us

    "Even more than I expected! Thank you so much for this outstanding course! Amazing job!"

    Vaska Volcheva

    "Learnt a lot of new words and phrases. Amazing experience. Recommend this course to everyone."

    Mehak Wadhwa

    "Best course, it really motivated me a lot. I am now excelling in writing emails at work"


    "Very straight to the point. Covered most important topics. Very useful examples."

    Daiva Mazaliauskaite

    "Hi, everyone I am Marie Denise Desire, I am very happy to have been part of your students and I am very satisfied with this course. Thank you!

    Marie Denise Desire

    "I'm learning a lot this course!!! I highly reccomend!!!

    Camila de Oliveira


    Riyanka Johnson

    "Excellent refreshing!"

    Branislav Dobrosavljevic

    "This course is designed appropriately"

    Tushar Dash

    "Thank you! Material and Lessons are Excellent!"

    Juan Arriojas

    "It's a real conversation that sometimes we don't get very clear. Good one!!"

    Anderson Aragao

    "Very interesting and instructive. It was easy to follow and learn the new phrases. Thanks for this course!"

    Jean-Baptise Baiwong

    "Very useful course for all English levels"

    Hsn Leo

    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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