Whichever language at whichever level you want to study - FOKUS is your perfect partner.

Likeable native speaking/bilingual trainers

  • pleasant atmosphere to study and work
  • Free placement test and needs analysis
  • Fast and flexible course organisation
  • goal-oriented course programmes

We will assist you before, during and after the training!

At FOKUS Essen we organise, administer and operate courses for our customers, but we do not offer training facilities.
The trainings will be held at your place (at home for private customers, in-house for business customers) - for your convenience.

bei FOKUS sind Sie immer an der richtigen Adresse!


Everyday language

Everyday language

Communication has many faces

Learn to understand people, speak their tongue, decode meanings of gestures which can differ from country to country.

Experienced and well-trained native speakers will give you an understanding of the culture of the respective country on top of the language training.

While travelling, having small talk with colleagues or friends -

find the right word in every situation.

We provide all languages...

English, French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, German as a foreign Language, Greek, Russian, Czech, Polish, Turkish, Croatian, Hungarian, Finnish, Swedish, Norwegian, Dutch, Danish, Japanese, Chinese, Arabic, Korean, Vietnamese

further languages on request


Further education for Foreign Language Correspondence Clerk English with final examination at the Chamber of Industry and Commerce (IHK) Düsseldorf

Be prepared! FOKUS Essen can support you

Information from the IHK Düsseldorf can be found here.

Be prepared! FOKUS Essen can support you

In companies operating internationally it is vital to not only speak English well but also knowing about corporate background and connections. This is why our courses and the individual assistance by our trainers are in English only


The exam by the IHK is subject to public law and tests every business process in international corporations and companies. To pass the exam one needs to proof knowledge of business concerns on a C1-level (according to the European Framework of Reference) both orally and in writing.

Target group

The further education is aimed at office management staff, dual-system students and apprentices.


  • Translations and business correspondence (emails and business letters)
  • Telephoning
  • Knowledge of shipments (incl. INCOTERMS) and payment transactions
  • Contracts, Marketing and Sales


Precognition English from level B1 (CEF)

Permission to sit the exam is granted if the final examination in an acknowledged commercial, administrative or service-providing recognized occupation requiring formal training was successful or if adequate language skills, commercial knowledge and writing skills have been acquired - to be verified by a confirmation for the participation in relevant qualification courses or a comparable exam under public law.

Duration about 270 units (1 unit = 45 minutes)

Face-to-face or group training up to 5 participants

Fee individually calculated by FOKUS based on the individual needs