Communicative English

CAM-ASEAN is an educational institute with a vision to advance English language and soft skills of Cambodian students and professionals for the ASEAN and international marketplace. We offer a comprehensive range of courses, including General English, Business English, English for Specific Purposes, and Work Skills Training such as business writing, customer service and presentations.

Cam-ASEAN Corporate English Program uses on-site and on-campus training opportunities to help companies and organizations improve their employees’ English language and skills. We believe that education is critical for the functioning and development of employees. Our aim is to provide practical training on any of your critical business matters, and respond swiftly to specific organizational needs.

Our courses can be held in your office or at Cam-ASEAN campus, allowing you to maximize your resources. And if there is a course which isn’t listed but you would like to hold, contact us for more information.

An ideal business English course that gives students in employment the communication skills they need for immediate use at work.

Communicative English combines a communicative approach with authentic business material and digital multi-media, to give in-work and pre-work students relevant and immediate communication skills.

The course video material brings the world of business into the classroom. Each chapter includes a video clip that can be used as a focal point of discussion, to develop students’ listening skills, introduce new vocabulary and teach the business communication skills that students need in context.

Communicative English also provides skills and strategies for different business scenarios, such as talking about company types, departments, technology, and transport. These help students to communicate confidently in everyday situations. They focus on key expressions, and then build up to a final activity in which they put the new language into practice. Language and skills practice is available through in-class activities and plenty of extra practice outside the classroom.


Chapter 1: English for the telephone

  • What makes a good telephone call?
  • Making a call
  • Switchboard speaking
  • Opening a call
  • Receiving and taking messages
  • Structuring a call
  • Transferring information
  • Communication difficulties
  • Calling back
  • Making appointments
  • Complaining
  • Closing a call
  • Cross-cultural trips/Audio conferencing
  • Golden rules

Chapter 2: english for Presentations

  • What makes a good presentation?
  • Starting
  • Signaling – linking the parts
  • Highlighting and emphasizing
  • Engaging your audience
  • Visual aids – describing charts
  • Body language – being persuasive
  • Communicating styles
  • Closing a presentation
  • Handling questions
  • Presenting at a glance
  • Cross-cultural tips
  • Golden rules

Chapter 4: english for Meetings

  • What makes a good meeting?
  • Meetings: key terms
  • Opening a meeting
  • Giving and responding to opinions
  • Controlling
  • Interruptions
  • Asking questions
  • Making decisions
  • Closing a meeting
  • Problem-solving meeting
  • Vocabulary building
  • Meetings at a glance
  • Cross-cultural tips
  • Golden rules

Chapter 5: english for Socializing

  • First meetings
  • Social phrases – responding
  • Talking about jobs
  • Talking about family and relationships
  • Talking about home
  • Talking about interest and sport
  • Talking about movies and stage shows
  • Talking about vacations
  • Talking about business environments
  • Talking about health and lifestyle
  • Making invitations
  • Eating out
  • Saying good-bye
  • Cross-cultural tips