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What is the Wall Street English course? tr

At Wall Street English our courses are tailored to individual needs and specifically designed to place you at the right academic level, allowing you to study at your own pace and reach to personal goals. We design our courses around engaging Hollywood-style TV sitcoms, including over 100 characters, representing 30 different accents from around the world. Wall Street English offer over 20 levels of English ranging from beginners to advanced, with additional courses for individuals who are new to learning English, wish to engage with business-related content and support for advanced students.

To find out more about the Wall Street English course, please visit our unique English Courses section.

 

 

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How long does it take to learn English? tr

The length of time it takes for an individual to learn English is dependent upon on a number of factors including the time that you invest, the areas you wish to improve and your current level of English. At Wall Street English we will help you find a personalized course and open up a world of opportunities for you.

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How do you learn English with Wall Street English? tr

The English learning experience at Wall Street English is flexible, effective and entertaining, helping you to dream big and achieve a world of opportunities. Our unique learning method teaches English in the same way that you learnt your native language. We encourage our students to learn English through videos, online activities, and individual digital workbooks. Whilst also gaining personalized support from our dedicated teachers in one of our centers. 

To find out how you will learn English at one our centers, please visit Our Learning Method section.

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Do Wall Street English offer different English levels? tr

Yes, at Wall Street English we offer over 20 levels of English for students ranging from beginner to mastery.

To find out about the different levels of English available at Wall Street English, head over to our English course page.

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Why should we invest in English for business courses? tr

Global business relies on the English language especially in the areas of international trade and diplomacy. In order to grow and excel in your business, it is essential to have a workforce of individuals who can understand and speak English fluently. Statistics reflect that 83% of business leaders believe there’s a need for a global standard of English proficiency. Investing in English courses for your business can deliver more revenue, staff retention, networking opportunities in alternative countries and more differentiation from your direct competitors. Wall Street English have been teaching English for over 45 years and in that time we have developed an English course that includes detailed support for business English. With three different learning environments (in-company, in-center and individual) to choose from, your business will be provided with endless opportunities.

To find out more about our wide selection of English learning courses for your business,  please visit our Business English Courses section.

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How is the TOEIC course structured? tr

The TOEIC test is structured in two separate parts (the listening & reading test and the speaking & writing test). Students can select whether to complete both sections or just one.

Listening & Reading Test

Within the listening test, students will be required to answer questions based on a previous listening piece, which will consist of a series of photographs, short talks, conversations and simple questions. Throughout the reading test, students will be required to read several materials and then will work on the following tasks:

  • Complete sentences
  • Recognize errors
  • Answer comprehension questions

If a student wishes to complete the two sections as explained above, they can complete the following speaking and writing test.

Speaking Test Format

This test lasts 20 minutes during which different tasks are evaluated:

  • Reading a text aloud
  • Describing a picture
  • Answering questions
  • Providing the student with information about which they will have to answer questions
  • Expressing an opinion on a given topic

Writing Test Format

This test lasts 60 minutes during which the student has to:

  • Write a sentence based on a picture
  • Respond to a written request
  • Write an opinion essay

To find out further information about the TOEIC course, please view our TOEIC Test section.

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What is included within the course fees? tr

At Wall Street English our course packages include a whole host of additional extras including small classes, one-to-one teacher-led classes, flexibility for your staff to learn online at their own convenience and at their own pace. Teachers will come to your company to teach when you want. You will also have the flexibility to customize your learning with the ability to choose personalized topics for complementary classes and social club classes. If there are particular topics which are more relevant for your business, these can be chosen; for example negotiations, presentations, business vocabulary, conference calls, meetings, email correspondence, etc.  You will also be provided with extra materials for case studies such as ForToday, which is an additional resource adapted from the Financial Times, additional online resources, CDs, DVDs, and digital workbooks.

Find out more about our steps to success in our Business English Courses section.

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How will I benefit from completing a course in English speaking? tr

Nobody can deny that English is a dominant language for international communication. Many students wish to know the benefits of completing a course in English prior to enrolling. It’s beneficial in a number of different ways including work, education, and travel:

Work: Due to the globalized business economy, most companies require employees who can communicate well with international customers and the language of choice is English. By speaking English, you have a large number of opportunities to be hired by international businesses and once hired, you will experience endless opportunities for promotions and enjoy salary expectations. Being fluent in English demonstrates to potential employers that as an individual you have invested large amounts of time, resource, commitment and dedication to master a second language.

Education: English provides access to some of the word’s best universities – English is known as the language of higher education. Top universities such as Harvard, Oxford, Cambridge and MIT require you to speak fluent English.

Travel: English is spoken in many countries. It is a global language and is therefore beneficial to learn if you are planning to travel for leisure or for work.

To find out more about our wide selection of individual English learning programs, please visit our Learn English with us section.

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What advantages will I receive from improving my English? tr

Different scientific studies have shown how advantageous it is for the adult brain to learn a foreign language: it thickens a layer of neurons that are responsible for thought, language, memory, and consciousness. The following are several advantages that are associated with learning and improving your English:

  • Better cognitive flexibility: this means bilingual people can adapt themselves to a new or unexpected situation faster than monolinguals this is because learning a new language develops new areas of their mind and enhances their ability to focus and process information.
  • Improves memory and makes you a more conscious thinker: once you have come across new words or structures, you have to remember and apply them, an exercise that strengthens your memory and increases creativity.
  • Listening skills make the mind work at its peak: in order to hear, understand, interpret, and produce sounds typical of a new language, learners have to spot ambiguous information and distinguish relevancy from irrelevant data.
  • Increases attention and decision-making abilities: Any new language has expressions and idioms with different shades of meaning, which makes the learner be very careful as to what is appropriate for a certain situation and what would be offensive for the native speaker.
  • Multi-tasking skills: bilingual individuals develop skills to switch between two systems of speech, writing, and structure – those of their own language and those of the target language. Switching between different structures provides good multitasking attributes. 

To find out more about our wide selection of individual English learning programs, please visit our Learn English with us section.

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What support is in place for businesses who enroll with Wall Street English? tr

At Wall Street English we provide exceptional support for businesses who enroll employees to learn English. If you wish to select our company option, our professional, dedicated and supportive team will visit your company at a convenient time, allowing you to fit the learning and training into your daily operations whilst also providing flexibility and efficiency. From a business perspective, we will support you with a full range of digital tools and reports that help to track employee progress and Return On Investment (ROI). If you opt to select one of our in center courses, employees will receive continuous support from personal tutors who are available at all times of the day and opportunity to practice in real-life situations in a safe and supportive environment. Employees will also have the opportunity to partake in the overall center experience from the moment they walk through the door.

To find out more about our wide selection of English learning programs for your business, please visit our Business English Courses section.

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How can I improve my English listening skills? tr

A high number of our students at Wall Street English, seek to improve their overall English speaking skills. However, many hardly realize that speaking is closely related to listening and the more students listen to English, the more their speaking skills will improve. So, how can you sharpen your listening skills?

When you are listening focus on the speaker and try to avoid getting distracted by other things.

– Pay attention to the words spoken, to the intonation used and how the speaker stresses different words.

Listen to our unique Wall Street English podcasts: these will help you to improve your listening skills as well as your pronunciation.

Join conversation groups. At Wall Street English we regularly hold complementary classes and social club activities which will allow you to listen to other students and your native teacher. 

To find out more about our wide selection of individual English learning programs, please visit our Learn English with us section.