Many presenters feel that they are of utmost importance, because they are in the spotlight. However, if you focus the attention on the audience instead, it is more likely that the presentation will go well.Read more 4 Key Tips for an Excellent Presentation
Global business has adopted English as its lingua franca - the conventional language to use between speakers whose first languages are different. While these languages have been around for centuries, what makes English as a lingua franca unique is that it is used for this purpose both functionally and geographically.Read more The Importance of English in the Workplace
If you use English in your job, there’s no way you can avoid sending emails in English. Writing professional emails can be scary if English isn’t your first language. But here are a few tips to help you write excellent formal correspondence.Read more Writing Professional Emails
Not everyone who takes a business English course needs to prepare for a business English exam. But, for those who do, here is a breakdown of the Cambridge business exams available to you.Read more What Business English Exams are available?
"If you feel ‘locked out’ of opportunities at work, UCT ELC may just have the key you need. You see, here at our campus in the shade of Cape Town’s famous mountain, you will find exceptional teachers delivering courses that have real and measurable results."Read more Unlocking Your Potential – Why you should study Business English
Find out more about what a Business English course is about and who it is for. We also explain how we structure the business English course at ELC, and why we do it this way.Read more Business English – What is it and Who is it For?
Teacher Il-Haam looks at some of the key differences between British and American English in this blog post. Is there a right and/or wrong way to teach and speak/learn English?Read more British and American English- What’s the Difference?
Teacher Luke has been teaching English at the UCT English Language Centre since the middle of 2016. Luke is about to submit his masters dissertation in Education and enjoys teaching all levels of English. One of the questions he frequently gets asked by his students is ‘How can I learn English faster?’ In this blog post he provides 3 tips to speed up your learning.Read more ‘How Can I Learn English Faster?’
The internet is a fantastic source of information and offers everything you could possibly need to learn English. We take a look at how you can use YouTube to learn or improve your English, and offer some tips for more effective self-learning.Read more Using YouTube to Learn English
At the UCT English Language Centre we are surrounded by English students with clear visions of their future. People who have set their goals and are taking action. Read here about what it means to envision your future and how to do it.Read more Envisioning Your Future