Centre for English and World Languages

high quality language and pathway programmes

Language courses and services for businesses

Courses are currently available in:

Arabic English
French German
Italian Japanese
Mandarin Russian

CEWL provides a series of exciting language learning opportunities for businesses and other organisations in the Kent area.We will be happy to meet you to discuss your needs so that we can provide you with both a financial quote and course or service specification. Our experts in the field of English and World Languages can design a language course or provide linguistic support for your institution’s particular needs. We will put together a package which builds in any specific learning outcomes or other needs that you may have.

The options below are intended to describe the various language learning and support opportunities which are available within the CEWL Business Porfolio. Click on the option which interests you to find out more. Contact us at internationalprogrammes@kent.ac.uk for a financial quotation.

If you would like to meet us for a 'Business Talk' consultation session, we will work with you in order to diagnose your specific language training or support requirements.


Multi-lingual survival

Preparation for international travel and business encounters


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Languages in email

Aim to show international understanding in communication


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Languages in meetings

Demonstrate international awarness and cultural understanding


Languages in presentations

Improve delivery of presentations.


students taliking

Listening to languages

Develop your listening skills in contexts that are relevant to you.


student studying

Short courses

Intensive language courses fitted around your business' needs.


One-to-one sessions

If you have more specific learning needs or can't make group classes


student meeting

Support for meetings/events

Professional interpretation services


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Tailored support

Unsure of which service is for you? Contact us to discuss your options



Working with the University of Kent to deliver our French [...] Business Language courses has offered a productive and cost effective solution, with all administration and day to day management taken away and courses delivered in a professional and modern teaching environment. The feedback from Businesses has been really positive building confidence in businesses scenarios.

~ Natalia Sukhram,
Transmanche Enterprise Network


Recent bespoke courses, services and requests

  • A course proposal for overseas teachers of English
  • The design and delivery of a short course in Mandarin Chinese for Business
  • Academic guidance in the delivery of short course for visiting Italian students
  • A course in English language with networking opportunites for Russian academics


Centre for English and World Languages, Chipperfield Building, University of Kent, CT2 7PE

Enquiries: +44 (0)1227 824401 or contact us

Last Updated: 19/08/2020