A unique professional experience
in a real-world environment.
Offered in North America, there is no better way to prepare for life in the business world than by spending time in a real-world office environment. With English In Action you will use your English skills through interacting with native speakers in an authentic business environment. Placements are in a wide range of sectors including
marketing, law, not-for-profit and hospitality.
Your English in Action study plan:
Part 1: Study 4+ weeks to prepare you for your placement
Part 2: Begin your English in Action placement
English in Action key outcomes:
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We are proud to say that our English in Action programme has been shortlisted for the prestigious 2018 PIEoneer Awards in the category of ‘Real Life Learning’.
This award is to acknowledge educational programmes that integrate education with real life skills. Our English in Action programme just does this, providing a unique combination of English language classroom learning and a business placement.
PLACEMENT: RJS LAW - SAN DIEGO
"The English in Action programme has provided me with the opportunity to speak only English for 8 hours every day while working in the field that I love. This experience has improved my English as well as my professional life."
Learn more about Fernanda's English in Action experience here >>
PLACEMENT: RESIDENCE INN BY MARRIOTT - SAN DIEGO
Residence Inns are a popular hotel chain popular chain hotel across the United States operated by Marriott, one of the world’s most well-known hotel brands. Our students are trained in all departments beginning with the front desk, human resources, sales, etc. After training, they can answer guest questions in person and over the phone.
“I would recommend this experience to everyone, so Embassy should keep proposing the Residence Inn as a place for English in Action. The staff are really friendly and they consider you a real part of the hotel. I was really scared of answering the phone, but they trained me and now I can do it easily!” ALICE, ITALY
PLACEMENT: BMW - SAN FRANCISCO
This downtown San Francisco dealership specialises in sales, parts, and body work of BMW cars. Our students are placed in the parts, IT, or human resources department where they are able to practise their English in a variety of topics. Students utilize their English by helping in customer service, computers, and assisting in other day-to-day tasks.
“I had a lot of chances to talk with native speakers. The experience at BMW helped improve my English skill and knowledge about cars and IT.”