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English Language in Business: Networking and Negotiating   

In order to reflect CUNY's decision to offer both live and distance-learning courses, Au Pair Experience will be continuing to offer classes in an online format as well as classes that meet in person. Online courses will be held for the same number of credits as our in-person option. Please email us with questions at


English Language in Business

Business is built on relationships. In this class, you will improve your English conversation and writing skills needed to develop those meaningful business relationships, building a work-life based on integrity, community, and authenticity. Class includes interactive activities focusing on workplace communication and review of case studies to sharpen business communication skills.

In this class you will:

  • Collaborate with other students to create group presentations
  • Build advanced workplace vocabulary Read about companies and their leaders
  • Listen to and analyze real interviews, presentations, and phone calls
  • Review case studies of actual workplace issues.

Wendy Trach has been teaching ESL/English for over eleven years. In addition to teaching Learning Across America courses at BMCC, she teaches in the Language Immersion Program at a CUNY school in Brooklyn during the week. She holds a bachelor's degree in English and mass communication from the University of Florida, a master's degree in English education from Queens College, and a Cambridge University CELTA certificate. Wendy loves working with students and exploring language, literature, culture, and life.

More information
Our online classes consist of a pre-assignment, independent coursework, and final assignment, as well as live online class sessions with your teacher/other au pairs. Credit for J-1 visa students is 36 hours. Students earning J-1 visa credit must attend all sessions and complete all homework.

To read specifics about class schedules and requirements about this course, click here.

There are no prerequisites for taking this course.

Registration and Enrollment
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  • English Language in Business: Networking and Negotiating
  • Fee: $275.00
    Dates: 11/5/2022 - 12/3/2022
    Times: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    Days: Su Sa
    Sessions: 7
    Building: Online
    Instructor: Wendy Trach

    Class meets Saturdays and Sundays: 10:00am-1pm (Eastern Time). (Class will not meet November 26-27, Thanksgiving weekend)

Center for Continuing Education & Workforce Development
25 Broadway 8th Fl, New York, NY 10004
(212) 346-8410