From an intensive one-to-one Bengali course at our London training centre to an in-company Bengali course at your offices, Communicaid can provide you and your organisation with a language course that meets your needs. With training centres in London, Paris, Frankfurt and New York providing countrywide coverage and partner organisations worldwide, Communicaid is uniquely placed to be your local, national and international training partner for Bengali courses.
Why a Bengali course in London? Our Bengali language courses are highly personalised and designed to improve your Bengali communication skills, whether your focus is social, business, financial, diplomatic or legal. Upon completion of a Bengali course with Communicaid here in London, you will have the confidence to communicate in Bengali with colleagues, clients and suppliers.
Location: In addition to our Bengali courses in London, we are also able to provide Bengali language training courses worldwide via our training centres and global partners.
Benefits of our Bengali language course
A Communicaid Bengali training course will provide you with the ability to:
- Interact with more confidence when visiting a Bengali-speaking region or dealing with Bengali
- Build rapport and strengthen relationships with Bengali-speaking colleagues and counterparts
through a show of interest in the Bengali language and culture
- Demonstrate goodwill and facilitate international communication at both a personal and
Who should attend our Bengali school
A Communicaid Bengali language training course is suitable for:
- Government and non-governmental agency representatives working in a Bengali-speaking
region who need to be able to communicate at all levels
- Anyone planning to relocate to a Bengali-speaking region and wishing to attend a Bengali
course in order to prepare in advance for their assignment
- Business professionals conducting business regularly with Bengali speakers who wish to build
rapport and strengthen relationships by attending a Bengali course
Bengali course content
The content and format of your Bengali language course will depend on your profession, proficiency in Bengali and objectives. Whether beginner, survival, intermediate or advanced, key areas covered in all our Bengali training courses include:
- Spoken fluency
- Listening skills
- Pronunciation and accent
- Reading skills
- Telephone skills in Bengali
- Email and writing skills in Bengali
- Sector-specific terminology
- Presentation & negotiation skills
Communicaid’s Bengali language courses are available seven days a week, 365 days a year. Training takes place between 08:00 and 20:00 although courses are also available outside of these hours upon request.
Suitable tailored and published Bengali course materials will be used throughout, with recommendations on self-study material and extra reading made at the beginning and during your Bengali course.
We offer a variety of training formats for your Bengali course – from intensive, weeklong courses to extensive, modular lessons. Appropriate formats will be discussed during your diagnostic consultancy (please click here to read more about our approach).
Bengali course trainer
All Communicaid Bengali trainers are native speakers with at least 3 years’ professional Bengali training experience. In addition to relevant academic and linguistic qualifications and experience, many of our Bengali trainers also possess considerable exposure and expertise in the professional world.
Your Bengali language trainer will be assigned to you following the results of your diagnostic consultancy according to your objectives and areas of focus. Detailed below is a sample profile of a member of our Bengali training team.
BC is a qualified trainer with over 10 years’ adult training experience. She has developed and taught tailor-made Bengali and English courses at all levels for both public and corporate organisations in the UK. BC is also a qualified school teacher, specialising in GCSE science.
||– Facts about the Bengali language
Bengali, or Bangla as it is known to Bengali speakers, is the official language of Bangladesh. It also shares official language status in India. It is one of the most widely spoken languages in the world, with over 200 million native speakers estimated worldwide.
Bengali is classed as an Eastern Indo-Ayran language of the Indo-European family of languages. Assamese, Oriya, and Maithili are its closest relations and in some cases are considered to be mutually intelligible. Bengali dialects are commonly categorised into eight groups, which are generally considered as: Western, Southwestern, Central (or West-Central), Northern, Bahe, Eastern, Ganda, and Vanga. Standard Bengali is derived from the variation used by the elite classes from Kolkata (formerly known as Calcutta). Many speakers are familiar with or fluent in both the standardised form used in the media as well as localised variants.
Written Bengali uses a type of script called alphasyllabary or an abugida that uses signs to denote consonants. The Bengali script possesses It has 12 vowels and 52 consonant characters.