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How will my staff benefit from learning English?

The benefits staff receive from learning English differs from person to person, and is often dependent upon their reasoning for learning English. However, the most common benefits include:

  • Improved communication skills 
  • A sense of personal achievement and fulfillment
  • Opportunity to build self-confidence
  • Support and guidance for friends and family
  • Future career prospects
  • Opportunity to travel the world
  • Provides a better understanding of other cultures
  • Job promotion opportunities 
  • Increase in salary 

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

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How can I determine Return On Investment (ROI)?

Return On Investment (ROI) will be provided within your personalized report at the end of every month. Within the report, you will be able to gain an understanding of how your employees are learning English and their progress throughout the course. You will have a clear indication of your business ROI by your employees English improvement and results often speak for themselves.

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What is TOEIC?

Test of English for International Communication (TOEIC) is a standardized test focusing on real-life working environments. The test focuses on real-life working environments and is used to measure everyday English skills for those working in an international environment. The TOEIC is useful in preparing individuals for the workforce, whilst also helping employers gain an indication of performance based on the employees TOEIC score. 

To find out more about our wide selection of real-life working English programs for your business, please visit our English for your Business section.

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How is the IELTS exam structured?

Both formats (Academic and General Training) of the IELTS exam assess students abilities in English speaking, listening, reading and writing. The listening and speaking tests follow the same structure for both the academic and general training course, however, the reading and writing tests are quite different in terms of structure.

Speaking section – This section of the IELTS evaluates your fluency, vocabulary, grammatical performance and pronunciation. You will be asked to discuss personal topics, personal experiences such as your name, nationality, hobbies, likes, and dislikes.

Listening section – Within this section, you will be required to discuss everyday social situations using simple, clear and conversational language.

Reading section – The reading section will evaluate your ability to read, understand the general meaning of the contextual content, and provide insight into the author’s opinions and feelings about the written passage.

Writing section – Throughout this writing section, you will be asked to compose a report highlighting and analyzing the data provided whilst also being asked to write an essay focusing on a personal topic of interest.

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What is IELTS?

International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is a test that grades an individual’s proficiency in English. The IELTS test is available in two versions including Academic – for individuals who wish to apply for education or join an organization in English speaking countries and General Training – which is aimed at individuals who wish to enroll in non-academic courses or to establish themselves in an English speaking country. 

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How is the TOEFL exam structured?

The TOEFL exam is made up of two structures: The internet-based test (IBT) and the paper-based test (PBT).The IBT measures four sections including listening, speaking, reading and writing and is completed online at various testing sites around the world. Whereas, the PBT measures three sections including listening, reading and writing and is in place for countries with limited internet access.

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What is TOEFL?

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is a formal exam that best measures an individual’s ability in English speaking, reading and writing. This particular test provides a good indication for individuals looking to apply to the majority of English-speaking universities. The TOEFL exam also demonstrates to future employers that as a candidate you will be an asset for their company when it comes to business developments with English speaking companies.

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What is ESOL?

English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) is aimed at non-native English speakers who are looking to learn and take up English language. If you wish to study or work abroad your English will be assessed and you will be required to pass an ESOL test. At Wall Street English, we take pride in offering an all-English environment, where our blended learning method encourage’s natural learning, providing lots of opportunities to practice the skills of listening, reading, writing and speaking. Wall Street English also offer a selection of courses to help prepare students for the different ESOL tests.

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


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What is the Wall Street English curriculum?

Here at Wall Street English, we offer a customized curriculum that is flexible, personalized and most importantly a natural style of learning. Our curriculum was built using the Global Scale of English Learning Objectives (GSE) and can be accessed anytime, anywhere whether that be online, in one of our centers or at home.

    To find out further information about the Wall Street English curriculum visit our dedicated curriculum and the GSE page.

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What is the expected turnover for owning a Wall Street English franchise?

A typical Wall Street English center will deliver an upwards turnover of 25% EBITDA, with margins of over 35% achievable with a well-managed business. The standardized and scalable Wall Street English business model sets the foundations to recoup initial investment within 18-24 months and can be built towards a solid operation providing attractive long-term returns.

    To find out more about our endless opportunities in franchising, please visit our franchising section.


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What initial costs are associated with setting up a Wall Street English franchise?

The initial costs associated with setting up a Wall Street English franchise varies depending on your selected country and region, the size of the business, market potential, and the overarching business plan. Generally, we recommend a minimum of $250,000 as an initial start up cost to open a center which includes legal fees, recruitment, initial marketing, and buildout.