Total Business: Preparing for the World of Work


A three-level business English course for pre-work students and business people wishing to improve their English and their employment prospects. It is also suitable for in-company training.

  • Modern, business-related topics to engage students and involve them in the practice of everyday business
  • An integrated grammar syllabus offering extensive functional practice
  • Varied activities and learner strategies to motivate and support students in their studies

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Mara Pedretti

Mara Pedretti lives in Italy and has been an English language teacher since 1995. She is a freelance teacher training in creative teaching and effective communication. She teaches EFL at university le... more

Rolf Cook

Rolf Cook is a native of the UK, but has lived in Italy since the early 90s. He has 20 years' experience in teaching English as a foreign language and runs training sessions on teaching techniques. Ro... more

Helen Stephenson

Helen Stephenson first taught business English in the 1980s. She has written in-house training courses and a course for upper-secondary students. Sh... more

John Hughes

John Hughes has worked in ELT for twenty years as a teacher, teacher trainer and director of studies. Currently, he runs training courses, both face-to-face and online. He is also an author with over ... more

Paul Dummett

Paul Dummett is a teacher and writer based in Oxford, UK, where he ran his own school teaching English to professionals from 1996 to 2006. He currently teaches refugee children in Palestine and Jordan... more

Colin Benn