Better English
Better Business

  • Improve your business English proficiency without attending formal classes
  • One to one sessions designed for busy C-level executives
  • Learn by talking your talk
  • Build stronger business relationships and a healthier bottom line
  • In-house training
  • Online courses available with WebEx, Zoom, or Skype 


  • Learn grammar through conversation
  • Choose topics of your choice
  • Practice presentations
  • 1000+ Exercises packed full of communication material
  • 90 minute weekly lessons starting at €150,00/lesson or €675/month
  • In-house training
  • Online courses available with WebEx, Zoom, or Skype 


  • TOEIC Bridge
  • TOEIC Listening and Reading
  • TOEIC Speaking and Writing
  • TOEIC 4 Skills
  • Certified Trainer
  • Certified Test Administrator 
  • In-House Testing
  • DEKRA Certified


  • Conversational coaching
  • Discuss, test and refine the ideas that are shaping the competitive nature of your business
  • Sharpen your English tongue and your business thinking
  • In-house training
  • Online courses available with WebEx, Zoom, or Skype 


  • Proof Reading
  • Voice Over Artist

Customers reviews


What my clients say?

Daniel Nicol führt seit inzwischen zwölf Jahren ein wöchentliches Englisch-Training mit den Schwerpunkten Conversation, Presentation und Advanced Grammar für unser Unternehmen durch. Ich kann ihn vor dem Hintergrund unserer langjährigen Erfahrung Und mehrerer wenig überzeugenden Erlebnisse mit anderen Anbietern) wärmstens empfehlen. Die bei den Teilnehmern erzielten Fortschritte sind signifikant; sein Kurs wird sowohl wegen der abwechslungsreichen Didaktik als auch wegen Herrn Nicols einnehmenden Wesens von den Kollegen sehr geschätzt.
Dir Fox
Geschäftsführer Secorvo Security Consulting GmbH
Over the last 7 years, I have had the pleasure to be taught by Daniel. My business English has improved a lot and Daniel never gave up to correct my mistakes during conversations. I like the personal
Tobias Beck
Senior Test Automation Engineer bei Sophos
Daniel is a great teacher and a very interesting person. I had the opportunity to attend his lessons for almost a year and during this time I’ve learned a lot and improved my English significantly. Despite being in a group, I had a feeling of almost having an individual lesson every time thanks to Daniel’s patience and ability to focus on our personal weaknesses and work on them systematically and consistently, encouraging and guiding us to repeat it as many times as necessary till the right way became a natural way for us. I especially liked the conversation classes. Daniel is a person with whom you can have a great conversation regardless of the topic. That made the conversation classes not only useful, but also very dynamic and fun. That altogether made the english class one of the highlights of my week and I was looking forward to every next one.
Vojislav Pankovic
Prototype Engineer at GRENKE AG

A few of my clients


Phone: +49 179 6200619
Steinhofstr. 40, 76228 Karlsruhe
MONDAY-THURSDAY 08:00 - 19:00, FRIDAY 08:00 - 14:00

What I do

Executive English Coaching
If you are a senior executive wanting to improve your business English proficiency without the additional stress of attending formal classes, my English language coaching program is likely to be just right for you.
My private coaching program is one of the most effective ways to learn and improve your mastery of the English language. You simply learn by talking while being gently supported in expanding your knowledge and grasp of conversational English in all its beautiful complexity. 
Once confident in holding your own in an English language conversation, you are well on your way to stepping confidently into the world of international commerce where English, rightly or wrongly, has become the global lingua franca of business. While the cost of one-on-one conversational English coaching may not be commercially sensible for a whole organisation language program, its rewards are considerable for the smaller number in the senior executive ranks. As these executives learn and gain confidence in their conversational grasp of English, so too they become more confident in their business leadership skills. This translates into stronger business relationships, improved teamwork and a healthier bottom line.
Please get in touch if this appeals to you as a current or aspiring senior executive.
Learning is fun. Or at least it should be. We make real progress when we enjoy what we are learning. This is what makes my English language training special.
It’s not just that I have an exceptionally good knowledge of the English language, which I do. It’s not just that I am also fluent in German, which I am although make no claim to being as good as a native German. It’s not just that I put my English and German language skills together in a great language training package, which I do.
It’s much more than that; way more. But what? We have fun!
Why should learning be a bore or a chore. Okay, we all know there are parts that require knuckle-under discipline and diligence. But even this should be approached with motivational sparkle. That’s where we excel.
My group English language courses are not just about teaching English. They are an excuse for participants to have a good deal of fun while they learn. The result? They learn more, they learn faster they learn naturally. 
For me, it’s all about teaching as a creative art rather than teaching as a profession or discipline. Put another way, if we are not having fun while teaching, there is no way our students will enjoy themselves either. So I make sure we have fun. And guess what? The students do too.
So if your group wants to learn English and have fun while you do, get in touch. I’d love to help.
TOEIC is the international gold standard for recognising standards achieved in English and is DEKRA Certified.  This makes it important in terms of a recognised qualification for career and commercial advancement.
Daniel Nicol is a TOEIC Certified Trainer and TOEIC Certified Test Administrator. 
Accordingly, he is licensed to provide both in-house TOEIC training and in-house TOEIC testing.
The TOEIC programs include TOEIC Bridge, TOEIC Listening and Reading, TOEIC Speaking and Writing and TOEIC 4 Skills.
TOEIC Certification is not only important for careers and confidence. It has also proven a significant motivational boost in learning English. Knowing that you are to receive a formal qualification at the end of your training should you pass the requirements has been found to give a real motivational boost for students to learn as quickly and energetically as possible.
Speak with us if you are interested in adding the TOEIC qualifications to your in-house English language courses, regardless of whether or not you engage us to run the foundation courses for you.
We are eager to help boost the motivational learning commitments of everyone studying business English.
Conversational Coaching
Business is never easy. Competition in a globally connected world demands stamina and street smarts. Success comes from not just working hard but, more importantly, working smart.
As with physical health, a healthy business often needs a helping hand. This is where I come in, offering executives and top teams an independent sounding board to develop, test and refine the ideas that shape the competitive future of their business.
My approach could best be called conversational consulting. This involves meeting executives in private to help them better appreciate and shape their business thinking.
The service grew organically from my English language training in Karlsuhe, Germany.
I began teaching English to small in-house groups. The courses were so well received that senior executives were soon asking for personal coaching.
This was done in private conversations that gave my clients the opportunity to talk freely and confidentially with a trusted friend. This in turn led me to help my clients shape and sharpen their business thinking while also improving their English.
As my knowledge of their business operations grew, so did the value of my conversational coaching services.
Some of our clients call it “light-touch consulting” because, unlike other consultants, I do not tell you what to think or do. Instead, I help you discover this for yourself in the most pleasant way imaginable, through coffee-and-croissant conversations.
Please write or call if you find my conversational approach of interest.