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4.Speaking confidence and fluency

Customer: A Global IT firm

Background

This Japan-based global IT firm had been focusing its English training on receptive skills. But after an intra-company survey identified that the majority wanted speaking, it began to offer a combination of the Reallyenglish & Cambridge speaking solution "Let's Talk online" with phone lessons provided by Reallyenglish and its local training partner Phoenix Associates.

Details

  • Course chosen: Let's Talk Online (levels 1-3)
  • Learner levels: lower intermediate - upper intermediate
  • Course duration: 3 months
  • Number of learners: 100
  • Course completion criteria: Full course (32 lessons, 2 progress tests, 4 tutor submissions)
  • Additional: Reallyenglish supplied 4 short phone lessons for each learner.

Results

  • Course completion rate: 90%
  • Average study time: 30 hours

Customer: A global manufacturing conglomerate

Background

This training focused on young fast-track executives who need to communicate effectively in the global workplace. Most of the employees have intermediate level English with decent receptive skills, but poor speaking ability. The main focus of the training was to build speaking confidence.

Details

  • Course chosen: Let's Talk Online (levels 1-3)
  • Learner levels: lower intermediate – upper intermediate
  • Course duration: 6 months
  • Number of learners: 150
  • Course completion criteria: Full course (32 lessons, 2 progress tests, 4 tutor submissions)

Results

  • Course completion rate: 86%
  • Average time studied: 28 hours