Blended Face-to-Face & Online Session for ESP in EFL

Six-Week Business English Program for Gulf Bank Branch Managers


This 6-week Blended ESP Program for Business English custom-designed for Gulf Bank branch Managers. The program aims at enhancing participants' oral and writing communication skills through Internet-based activities and projects. Various advanced voice and text chat supported technologies will be integrated and utilized to assist participants learn and practice English speaking and writing skills needed for their daily communication tasks / activities in the workplace. At the end of this course a community of practice online is created comprising the group of branch managers who learned how to become independent learners and understood the concept of learning through collaborative communities of practice in an informal fun online learning environment. (See Syllabus or Site Map)

  • This course begins April 16, 2006 and ends on May 25, 2006
  • Face-to-Face Classes: Sundays & Tuesdays - 7:00-10:00 PM KLT / 16:00-19:00 GMT
Venue: Arab Planning Institute, (API) | Second Cup Cafe | HumanSoft
  • Virtual Classes: Mondays & Wednesdays - 8:00 - 10:00 PM KLT / 17:00-19:00 GMT
Venue: Elluminate live Gulf Bank Virtual Meeting Room
Various types of Synchronous and Asynchronous Computer Mediated Communication, (CMC) Tools will also be utilized during the course