ProFile is a three-level course for people who want to discuss different areas of business – and improve their business English at the same time. The resources below include instant lessons, teaching guides, and background information to many of the themes of the course.

Listening Scripts

Use the listening scripts of ProFile to help create materials for your lessons.

Background Documents

Need a quick review of key business topics? Get these one-page guides written by Jon Naunton, author of the ProFile series. There will be one for each unit, appearing in batches of six every month


Get these wordlists in Word format to use with your students. There are versions for Czech, French, German, Italian, Polish, and Spanish. There is also a blank wordlist for you or your students to add your own translations.

Jon Naunton talk: Making Presentations DOC (58 KB)

Download this document in Word giving background to Jon's recent talk on Making Presentations.

Print and go lessons

Download these lessons for quick photocopiable lesson ideas. There are six lessons for each of the three levels of the ProFile course, and the lessons review the course content in a fun, communicative way. These are written by James Greenan (author of the ProFile CD-ROM pages), D’Arcy Adrian-Vallance, and Roberta Wedge

How to...

Great advice from two experienced EFL teachers and authors on key areas of teaching business English. These are written by Rachel Appleby and John Hughes

Business English Certificate Supplement PDF (204 KB)

Download this guide for ProFile students taking the BEC Preliminary and BEC Vantage examinations.