Communicating in Business English

The Communicating in Business English course will allow you to improve language skills critical for your professional success. Students will practice English through various real-world simulations. This course is intended for individuals with an intermediate to advanced level of English proficiency. Our program includes the following topics:

  • Presentations
  • Work emails
  • Negotiations
  • Customer service
  • Interpersonal workplace communication
  • Meetings
  • Marketing and promotions
  • Participating in an internship

and more…

Key Benefits

Small class sizes

We have an average of 5 to 6 students per class

Designed for Professionals

Challenging program to fit the unique needs for the workplace

Easy-to-use strategies

Useful workplace communication strategies you can use immediately

Great Location and Facilities

Classes take place in downtown DC near the McPherson Square and Farragut North Metro stations.

Mondays and Wednesdays 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
5 hours* per week, in 8-week sessions

*Each instructional hour is 50 minutes in length

2019 Program Dates
January 2-March 4 July 1-August 21
March 6-April 29 August 26-October 23
May 1-June 26 October 28-December 18
Tuition & Fees
Tuition, per 8-week session $375
Registration fee ** $50
Materials fee $50

** In the event an applicant does not meet the proficiency requirement for a given course, the student has the option to have the registration fee refunded or applied toward another course. ICLS reserves the right to cancel a class due to lack of enrollment. In the case of lack of enrollment, the registration fee will be refunded. ICLS students, currently enrolled in any other ICLS program, are exempt from paying a registration fee.

To register for the Communicating in Business English program, please complete our online application.

The Intensive English Program (IEP), Communicating in Business English, and TOEFL Preparation Course are offered on a regular basis, and customized groups, private and semi-private classes are available upon request. To learn more about our ESL classes, including our Intensive English, Communicating in Business English, English for Professionals, Private Instruction, Distance Learning, High-Intensity ESL, and TOEFL preparation programs, please contact us today.

To register for our Communicating in Business English program, please complete our online application

Intensive English Program (IEP) includes daily practice of speaking, listening, and reading and writing, with a strong emphasis on conversation and pronunciation.

Designed to meet the diverse needs and busy schedules of our students; private classes are customized to help our students achieve their unique academic, professional, or personal goals.

This course combines morning classes in our Intensive English Program with two hours of private customized Business English classes in the afternoons.

Classes emphasize a variety of critical Business English skills including meetings, negotiations, presentations, workplace writing, and more.

ICLS has more than 20 years of experience teaching TOEFL prep. Our program includes effective test-taking strategies that are specific to the TOEFL® iBT exam, authentic practice of all four skills, mock testing, and individual feedback.

If you can’t come to us, we can come to you…virtually. Distance learning allows students anywhere in the world to learn from our experienced teachers. We are just one click away!


Including our Intensive English, Communicating in Business English, English for Professionals, Private Instruction, Distance Learning, High-Intensity ESL, and TOEFL preparation programs

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