Case Studies


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Language Training for the Finance Sector

We have been providing Language Training for the Finance sector for 30 years. Our clients have included hugely important global institutions. Over this time we have delivered effective Language Training in a variety of languages – in both European and non-European languages.

Weekly English Courses

Our flexible Weekly English Courses for Business are designed with your busy schedule in mind and personalized to suit your business needs.


With over 170 million speakers of European Portuguese and Brazilian Portuguese, this language is increasingly in demand by business people who want to communicate with their colleagues and clients.


Together with Swedish, Danish and Icelandic, Norwegian is a northern Scandinavian language of Germanic origin. It is closely related to both Danish and Swedish, particularly to Danish as the two counties were united for four centuries until 1814.

Mandarin Chinese

Chinese is spoken by more people than any other language in the world. Although Chinese has many dialects, Mandarin, based on the pronunciation of Beijing, is considered to be the standard and is spoken by about 60% of the population.


Among the many CLT clients who have undertaken business French language courses are fruit producers Dolefresh, and IT leaders Oracle and Sungard.


Germany – our biggest trading partner within Europe – has long been a destination of choice for UK business people.


Training in Spanish has moved on tremendously over the past few years – from the purely ‘holiday Spanish’ evening classes of 20 years ago, to the Business Spanish language courses which are in great demand now from key members of staff in multinational and global businesses.


We pride ourselves on selecting first-class tutors with a background in the particular industry or field of our clients. This ensures that the client receives a very focused and relevant business training programme.


Russian is the most widely used of the Slavic languages. It is written in Cyrillic, which is based partly on the Greek alphabet, and dates back to the 9th century.


Arabic is one of the world’s major languages and is the official language of Saudi Arabia, UAE, Yemen, Oman, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain, Iraq, Syria, Jordan, Egypt, Lebanon, Sudan, Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, and Morocco.


Dutch is spoken in The Netherlands, and in northern Belgium, where the language is referred to as Flemish. Like English, Dutch is one of the Germanic languages and is closest to English of all the major languages, although it is also very close to German.


Swedish is the most widely spoken of all the Scandinavian languages. Closely related to Norwegian and Danish, it is usually understood by Norwegians, Danes, and Finns living in the south and south west of Finland.