Business & General English

CEFR: A1 - C1

People like doing business with people they like.

Lifestyle is Pearson’s?lightest?business course. It is suitable for students who need English for work, travel and socialising. As well as addressing how people communicate at work, it also helps learners to interact effectively outside the working environment.

Main features

  • Practical business skills in a social context.
  • Focus on functional language in context.
  • Stress on speaking and appropriate usage of language.
  • Grammar-based syllabus, so you can build on what has been learned before.
  • Focus on grammar in theory?and?in practice.
  • Short reading texts stimulate discussions.
  • Interaction Spreads at the end of each unit provide an opportunity to use the language that has been learned in a new context.?

Consider Lifestyle if:

  • you are looking for material to improve your students’ English and introduce them to?simple business-related?content
  • your students are preparing to work in an environment where they’ll need to interact with business professionals
  • your students need a?practical English?course that helps them to develop everyday language skills
  • your students have both professional and social goals for learning English
  • you teach diverse group of people with different jobs and professions. These groups might also include students embarking on their careers or people preparing for a career change

Flexible format

Option 1

Start at the beginning and work through from beginning to end. Following this path means students build on grammar, structures and vocabulary and steadily expand their skills.

Option 2

Each spread of Lifestyles is a stand-alone lesson. This means you can dip in and out, selecting particular lesson so to meet the specific needs and interests of your class. This approach is most effective when time is short and you are teaching a course with limited teaching hours.

Lifestyle Elementary


Lifestyle Pre-intermediate


Lifestyle Intermediate


Lifestyle Upper Intermediate

Upper Intermediate

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