Professional English

*PLEASE NOTE* For the safety of our students during the current outbreak of COVID-19, as of Tuesday 17th March 2020 all BLC courses will be taught online until at least Friday 10th April 2020.

Our virtual classrooms are fully interactive and lessons will be taught by our experienced, certified teachers.  You will have the opportunity to join a class with students from all over the world and progress your language level as if you were in real classroom. 

Full-time, online courses are available to book as normal via our online form, please contact us if you have any questions. 

Expand your business opportunities with our Professional English language course

Improve your confidence and communication in the workplace and beyond.

  • Grow your business vocabulary and gain confidence amongst your work colleagues
  • Improve your professional writing skills for better email and report writing
  • Fine tune your pronunciation to help with your phone, Skype and Video Conference calls

As well as improving your overall speaking, listening and writing skills, our courses will help you with:

  • Email & Report writing
  • Negotiation & presentation
  • Phone handling & telephone etiquette
  • CV writing
  • Interview skills

You will work with authentic material taken from online material, the media, TV and radio relevant to topic areas. This intensive course is suitable for individuals or groups. For group quotes, please contact our team.

  • Minimum level: intermediate
  • Minimum age: 16

At the start of your course you will be placed in a class, according to your level. You can join the course any Monday during our course dates and study for the length of time you need.

The course is comprised of 3 hours of General English in the morning from 9:15 to 12:30 and 1.5 hours of Professional English in the afternoon from 13:45 to 15:15.

This course is available year round (start dates any Monday) however we require a minimum of 4 students for the class to run. 

For those already living and working in Bristol looking for a part time course, please visit our English for Life and Work evening course page.


Cost per week
1-7 weeks 8-12 weeks
£285 £275

Please note there is also a £15/week summer supplement for all courses throughout July and August

Course Pricing & Booking


  • Intermediate to advanced levels
  • Minimum length: 2 weeks
  • 30 lessons per week (45 mins each, 22.5 hours in total): 20 lessons of General English + 10 lessons of Professional English (see Sample timetable)
  • Maximum class size: 14 (average: 10)
  • Students aged 18 and above
  • Evening course option

The teacher has been very intelligent, mixing business contents with other more general questions

Miguel Anguas (English for Work evening course), Spanish, aged 39


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