The following is a list of suggested activities and projects for ESP-Business. For the sake of consistency, all activities and projects are formatted in accordance with a Common Set of Descriptors.

Technology Tips and Strategies

Language Support


Business Communication

Business Research

Business Simulations, Exercises, Tutorials, and Lesson Plans

This section contains links outside this site to no-cost problem-based learning and simulation sites that others have developed for Business or for Business English. Registration is required for some of them.


This section contains links outside this site to ideas for assessing and giving feedback on learners' work, particularly for project-based learning (as with the projects and simulations above) and traditional ESL/EFL skill areas.

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