All teachers at PLE are mobile and will travel to company sites to deliver private, semi-private, or group classes. We take pride in our flexibility and will accommodate our clients' busy schedules.
PLE uses on-line teaching tools and techniques to deliver quality lessons via Skype and/or telephone.
Our one day workshops on specific subjects such as Grammar and Writing Business Emails are packed with information, tools and tips that are made easy for individuals to apply on a daily basis. Ideal for individuals who don't have time to take on-going classes.
Consult HR and Management on the company’s language needs using effective assessment tools and evaluation techniques. We also assess the language abilities of potential employees before companies make important hiring decisions.
PLE (Partenaire Linguistique des Entreprises) was started by Julie Suk, experienced and accredited ESL Teacher, in an effort bring quality and fun to the forefront of Language Training.
PLE’s mission is to deliver optimal results in a very competitive business world. We place priority in providing a safe, comfortable and fun environment so students become confident enough to maximize their learning and most importantly, increase their fluency. At PLE, we take the time to learn about each student and understand their learning style so that we can adjust our approach to accommodate their needs. We have the expertise, the right teaching tools and program material to deliver top-quality lessons. We believe that careful lesson planning is an important component to delivering quality classes. We take the time to select relevant material and engage students in stimulating activities. We help individuals significantly improve their language skills so they can confidently communicate with colleagues, clients, and business partners.
This class focuses on improving everyday conversation and increasing fluency. Our program carefully integrates important grammar elements into conversation to accelerate progress.
Our methods and techniques in conversation practice have proven to be successful, as learners are able to improve quickly and become more confident in an English environment.
This is a conversation-based class focusing on the employee's workplace, roles and responsibilities, and their place in the business world. Focus is also given to grammar and vocabulary expansion to improve conversation and writing (business emails, reports, etc.).
With a strong emphasis on grammar, this class will prepare learners to be better writers in the business world. They will feel more comfortable and confident with their writing skills: e.g. business emails, reports, CVs, cover letters, PowerPoint presentations, and other formal documents.
PRONUNCIATION AND LISTENING
This class focuses on pronunciation and listening comprehension. Individuals will learn to pick up key words and phrases for improved listening and understanding. Students will also learn specific techniques to improve pronunciation, intonation and tone.
MANAGEMENT/BUSINESS EXECUTIVES AND HUMAN RESOURCES
This course caters to employees in management, HR and other business professionals who need specific language in order to communicate effectively as high level professionals. PLE will help prepare managers/directors to effectively lead meetings, give presentations (excellent tools and methods taught for PowerPoint presentations), and conduct interviews.
One day workshops/seminars on specific subjects such as Grammar, Writing, Customer Service, Effective Presentations. These workshops are packed with information, tools and tips that are made easy for individuals to apply on a daily basis. Ideal for individuals who don't have time to take on-going classes, or want to maximize their language skills by applying this to their existing conversation classes. Each student will receive a comprehensive package to take home that they can use as on-going reference.
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