English Language for Professionals

These programs are specifically designed to meet the needs of non-native English speaking professionals living, studying and working in the US.  These courses are offered throughout the year. Customized small group and private tutoring are available on-demand to fit client’s busy schedules.

Program Highlights:

  • Individual tutoring or small classes so you get personal attention 
  • Flexible start dates and varying lengths of study
  • Instructors with advanced degrees and years of teaching experience
  • Innovative classroom technology

Curriculum

Business Writing (7 weeks _3__ hours per week)

This course is for non-native speaking professionals who want to improve their written communication in a business setting. The class focuses on English as it is used in writing emails, memos, letters, reports and other common business written materials. Participants apply these skills through projects relevant to their professional fields.  

Speaking Skills for Professional Communication (7 weeks - __3_ hours per week)

This course is designed for non-native speakers of English who wish to improve their oral communication skills in a business setting. The class focuses on the ability to participate in and conduct meetings, effectively negotiate, organize and deliver professional presentations, and understand nonverbal communication. 

Customized Programs

Rider University’s English Language Institute offers a wide variety of customized programs to meet the specific needs of individuals and groups of varying sizes. Customized programs can be designed for a special group such as English as a Foreign Language Professionals or for a company’s employees as well as for individual clients. Customized programs can be designed with flexible dates and varying lengths of study. 

Sample Customized Programs:

  • Accent Modification
  • English for Specific Purposes
  • Presentation Skills
  • Technical Writing
  • American Business Etiquette

Entrance Requirements:
These courses are open to all non-native speakers of English. 

Start Dates: Business Writing and Speaking Skills for Professional Communication run 5 times per year. Customized programs have flexible start dates.

Costs