ESL for Business/Hospitality

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    ESL for Business

    ESL for Business is an option for students planning a full-time academic Business program. Students may choose to enter after completing level 6 in George Brown’s ESL program. It focuses on real-life communication skills required in business settings:

    • Focus on increasing your knowledge of the business world
    • Develop communication skills necessary to succeed in business
    • Deliver a business-related seminar developed through the use of multiple sources such as visual aids, demonstrate comprehension of business-related articles, as well as critically respond to them in written form
    • Participate effectively in a business meeting/conversation/debate
    • Demonstrate an understanding of information from different media and sources (lectures, podcasts, presentations, commentaries, interviews, documentaries)
    Aram Hassanlee

    “As an ESL student, I wanted to improve my English in an international college that uses advanced technology training in state-of-the-art classrooms with effective and well informed professors. While studying English, I made many friends and had much fun participating in a variety of activities. I strongly recommend George Brown College to anyone who would want to learn English.”

    Aram Hassanlee

    ESL Business Program, Level 8 (2013)


    ESL for Hospitality

    ESL for Hospitality is an option for students planning a full-time academic Hospitality and Culinary Arts program. Students may choose to enter after completing level 6 in George Brown’s ESL program. It focuses on real-life communication skills required in the fields of hospitality and culinary arts:

    • Develop listening, speaking, reading, writing, and research skills necessary for success in the fields of hospitality and culinary arts
    • Participate in the exploration of topics, case studies, and issues that are relevant to the hospitality industry today
    • Learn specialized vocabulary needed by future industry professionals
    • Establish functional language, teamwork, and problem solving skills
    • Engage with hospitality-related reading and listening texts, deliver hospitality-related presentations, and think critically about hospitality-related issues