Business English Coach for Senior Business Professionals

Learning programmes and resources to help you become your confident self while communicating in English at work and achieve the career success you deserve.

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Do you feel like your lack of English skills is undermining your professional success?

You’re a senior professional used to leading your team, conducting meetings and delivering presentations in your native language with confidence and charisma.

But the moment you have to speak English at work, your confidence evaporates.

Afraid of making mistakes, you stumble over words worried that your colleagues won’t understand you. You drag meetings in English, and the conference calls with your international clients make you break out in sweat.

 

What’s holding you back isn’t your vocabulary or grammar

What if I told you you don’t need to learn new words or improve your grammar, and that you can achieve your goals with the English you have?

On this website and during my programmes, I’ll teach you to analyze and break your harmful communication patterns and to develop new habits that will help you become as confident communicating in English at work as you are in your native language.

Free mini course:

Learn to communicate effectively with the skills you have

3 strategies to implement today

Discover 3 strategies you can implement right away to communicate more effectively with your current English skills:

  • How to conquer your fear of grammar and start communicating more fluently
  • How to embrace plain English in business meetings and win your audience over
  • How to use one simple trick to ease the stress of speaking in English and make sure your peers understand you better

Sign up to receive your first lesson via email today.

Meet your coach

I am Shanthi Cumaraswamy Streat, a certified Business English Coach. I help senior business professionals communicate more effectively in English with their international colleagues and clients.

Before becoming a language coach, I spent 20 years in the corporate world of finance and was surprised to see that the coursebooks used in Business English classrooms didn’t reflect reality.

That’s why I developed my own approach to teaching effective communication in business English.

Instead of speaking more, learning more words or working on your grammar, I’ll encourage you to reflect on how you communicate. And as you analyse your communication habits and apply the strategies you’ve learned, you’ll notice how your communication patterns change.

Whether it’s presentations, negotiations or just small talk, these powerful changes will make you feel more confident and help you achieve your career goals.

Meet your coach

I am Shanthi Cumaraswamy Streat, a certified Business English Coach. I help senior business professionals communicate more effectively in English with their international colleagues and clients.

Before becoming a language coach, I spent 20 years in the corporate world of finance and was surprised to see that the coursebooks used in Business English classrooms didn’t reflect reality.

That’s why I developed my own approach to teaching effective communication in business English.

Instead of speaking more, learning more words or working on your grammar, I’ll encourage you to reflect on how you communicate. And as you analyse your communication habits and apply the strategies you’ve learned, you’ll notice how your communication patterns change.

Whether it’s presentations, negotiations or just small talk, these powerful changes will make you feel more confident and help you achieve your career goals.

Shanthi’s expertise as an English teacher, her solid corporate background, her capacity to understand my value as a professional and help me see it, her amazing ability to motivate me and make me believe in my skills, helped me prepare for my job interview in a way I couldn’t possibly do on my own. And thanks to Shanti, I got the job.

Maria L., Team Leader, Portugal

Shanthi´s support made me feel confident in giving presentations and chairing project meetings.

Stephan R., Change Communication Director, Germany

Shanthi knows exactly how communication and business work, with clear ideas about how to achieve her client’s goals.

Ramayana S., Administrator for Google Ireland, Italy

Shanthi have shown me that communication is paramount and not the perfect grammar or pronunciation. She took away my fear of making mistakes.

Piotr O., Power Plant Engineer, Germany

SELF-PACED WORKSHOP

How to Present and Participate in Business Meetings With Confidence Using the English You Already Speak

Discover how to:

  • Identify the strengths and weaknesses of the English you already speak
  • Structure your presentation and prepare for it to avoid rambling
  • Handle questions with confidence
  • Observe how you communicate and how others communicate with you to keep improving your business English communication skills

 

COACHING

1:1 Coaching Sessions for Senior Business Professionals

Do you need to prepare for an important presentation next week? Or would you like to work on your English communication skills overall?

My coaching sessions will offer you a safe environment to share your struggles, identify your mental blocks, and learn new strategies to become your confident self when speaking English at work.

Get in touch to book a free 20-minute exploratory session.

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