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

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 English for You section.

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What advantages will I receive from improving my English?

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 English for You section.

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What will I learn within the Wall Street English conversational course?

Within English conversational courses, there are many different objectives, however, at Wall Street English we focus on helping our students develop conversational English skills. How? By carrying out different activities including:

  • Listening to dialogues or discussions by native speakers or English speakers of other native languages to help students understand different varieties of spoken English.
  • Conversational practice about everyday topics including family, friends, daily life, music, holiday, work, traditional and leisure activities etc.
  • Enlarge individuals vocabulary by learning new words and expressions.
  • Engage in activities to help students understand the meaning of conversations, improve their pronunciation, learn how to use and implement word stress and intonation, and acquire fluency.
  • Continuous practice to ensure students avoid feeling nervous or embarrassed when speaking English.

You may think learning English is impossible for you to achieve, perhaps because you have tried a number of traditional courses and experienced little improvement or progression. At Wall Street English, our modern and unique method will help you reach fluency in English speaking in a natural, flexible and efficient way.

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What are English Conversational classes?

English conversational classes are classes that help students to develop self-confidence when learning and speaking English. Our conversation classes also assist students in practicing their listening skills, learning new words and phrases to acquire fluency. Well-planned conversational classes include activities suited for the level of the students; they should focus on practical vocabulary and conversations to help students communicate efficiently, enlarge their vocabulary and practice structures.  

    To find out more about our wide selection of individual English learning courses, please visit our English courses section.

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How can I improve my English listening skills?

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 English for You section.


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What is Business English?

Business English focuses on vocabulary, expressions, and topics around business negotiations, presentations, conference calls, etc. Our business courses at Wall Street English are specifically designed to provide students with the essential tools to perform well in a world dominated by the global economy. It will teach them: business vocabulary, business expressions, business descriptions, business explanations and business documents – letters, e-mails, memos, brochures, articles, reports, etc. For students who wish to succeed within the competitive business environment, it is fundamental to develop practical principles of grammar and communicative skills to handle business transactions.

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Am I able to meet an existing franchisee?

Absolutely! We would very much encourage you to visit one of our Wall Street English countries and meet one or more of our franchise partners. This will give you a great introduction to the business and to gain insight into what is like to be a Wall Street English franchisee. In the meantime, watch our video here to hear some of our partners, talking about their experience.

    To find out more about our opportunities in franchising and becoming a franchisee at Wall Street English, please visit our franchising section.

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Who is the target market for Wall Street English?

At Wall Street English our courses cater for adults aged 17 and above but most importantly for anyone who wishes to improve their English skills and recognizes the value of English. Our typical clients include young professionals who are investing in their careers along with students who are looking to improve their English for academic studies and subsequent careers. Wall Street English also delivers a range of solutions for corporate instruction (B2B), as well as test preparation courses for common external examinations including IELTS, TOEFL, TOIEC, PTE-A.

    To find out further information about the target market of Wall Street English, please head over to our Learn English section.

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What additional opportunities will our employees receive?

Additional opportunities that your employees will receive from enrolling on an English language course at Wall Street English include: the opportunity to practice their English, the experience of self-fulfilment with English learning, professional opportunities within the company, personal achievement, self-confidence, ability to travel, meet new people and most importantly have FUN!  

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What English programs are available for my company?

At Wall Street English we tailor our English programs to your companies needs and requirements. A large benefit of our customized courses is that they fit into your company schedule. You can select whether you wish for your staff to visit one of our center’s or we can visit you directly at any convenient time. To create a customized English program for your company, contact us today to discuss your needs and requirements. 

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What will our staff learn on the Wall Street English for business course?

Your staff will learn a mixture of general and business English. They will learn business vocabulary and expressions to understand a wide selection of situations that often happen in the workplace environment. Our courses are structured around an engaging Hollywood-style TV sitcom. Our Storylines include characters from all walks of life and encompass business, career, travel and fun. Business storylines are included from beginner to advanced levels, allowing your staff to learn English vocabulary in a business context. Our course focuses on the four key English skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing.

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

English for your Business section.