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Training BEA LTD.


SENCE: Business English Advisory Ltd., as an OTEC, offers courses through SENCE, in line with the Chilean Norm NCH 2728.

LEVELS: Our programs are divided into 6 levels based on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR), from basic level to advanced (A1 to C2).

NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS: Based on our experience in achieving course objectives, BEA Ltd. has established a maximum number of 5 participants per group.

MATERIALS: The materials used by BEA Ltd. are chosen through an analysis based on the particular needs of each program. Within the range of chosen materials, we count on textbooks from Oxford University Press, as well as material produced by our Academic Department for courses that require
greater specification.

EVALUATION SYSTEM: Our evaluation system considers different forms of assessment, which include: E-tests (online), oral tests, telephonic tests and specific business exams, such as formal presentations, negotiations and business case study analysis.

ADVISORS: Our advisors possess the experience and necessary preparation to share their knowledge of the language, of business, and to make sure that the learning process is a fun and interesting process of mutual cooperation.

European Norm CEFR Our Levels at BEA Ltd. Description
European Norm CEFR Advanced level Can understand with ease virtually everything heard or read.
Can summarise information from different spoken and written sources, reconstructing arguments and accounts in a coherent presentation.
Can express him/herself spontaneously, very fluently and precisely, differentiating finer shades of meaning even in the most complex situations.
C1
Effective operational proficiency
Upper-Intermediate Can understand a wide range of demanding, longer texts, and recognise implicit meaning.
Can express ideas fluently and spontaneously without much obvious searching for expressions.
Can use language flexibly and effectively for social, academic and professional purposes.
Can produce clear, well-structured, detailed text on complex subjects, showing controlled use of organisational patterns, connectors and cohesive devices.
B2
Vantage
Intermediate Level an understand the main ideas of complex text on both concrete and abstract topics, including technical discussions in his/her field of specialisation.
Can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party.
Can produce clear, detailed text on a wide range of subjects and explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options.
B1
Threshold
Pre-intermediate level Can understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc.
Can deal with most situations likely to arise while travelling in an area where the language is spoken.
Can produce simple connected text on topics that are familiar or of personal interest.
Can describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes and ambitions and briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans.
A2
Waystage
Elementary level Can understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance (e.g. very basic personal and family information, shopping, local geography, employment).
Can communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters.
Can describe in simple terms aspects of his/her background, immediate environment and matters in areas of immediate need.
A1
Breakthrough
Basic level Can understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases aimed at the satisfaction of needs of a concrete type.
Can introduce him/herself and others and can ask and answer questions about personal details such as where he/she lives, people he/she knows and things he/she has.
Can interact in a simple way provided the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help.