Course: Business English 4

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Course title Business English 4
Course code UJP/AC8B
Organizational form of instruction Tutorial
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction English
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
Lecturer(s)
  • Hromádková Petra, Ing.
  • Švarcová Kateřina, Mgr.
  • Ramadanová Jitka, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Stočková Milada, Ing.
  • Singh Neelu, MBA
  • Fišer Václav, Mgr.
  • Kubešová Andrea, Mgr.
  • Havránková Tereza, Mgr.
  • Habac Arniel
  • Kadlčíková Ilona, Mgr.
Course content
- Making presentations - Presentation skills - Human resources - Preaparing for a job interview - Business correspondence: CV, cover letter - Personal finance - Case study: Family budget - Retailing - Social media - Negotiating - Teamwork - Corporate social responsibility - Revision Further information for distant study programme students can be found on the Courseware.

Learning activities and teaching methods
E-learning, Collaborative instruction, Multimedia supported teaching, Skills demonstration, Individual study, Practicum
  • Presentation preparation (report in a foreign language) (10-15) - 8 hours per semester
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 10 hours per semester
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 22 hours per semester
  • unspecified - 15 hours per semester
  • Contact hours - 52 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
The student should have language knowledge which corresponds with the B2 level according to CEFR.
professional skills
The student can take an active part in discussions, present his/her opinions and deal with tasks set in a group, - can write a formal business letter and e-mail, - can use appropriate business vocabulary related to the structure of the company, company culture and dealing with customers
learning outcomes
professional knowledge
The student can:- understand business texts at the appropriate level and use appropriate vocabulary related to business travel, conference participation, environmentally-friendly workplace, relationships and communication with customers, business culture abroad, - write an e-mail about a business trip, an e-mail informing about a meeting, an e-mail about a new service, new job opportunity, a letter of complaint
professional skills
The student - understands business texts at the appropriate level and uses appropriate vocabulary related to business travel, conference participation, environmentally-friendly workplace, relationships and communication with customers, business culture abroad, - can write an e-mail about a business trip, an e-mail informing about a meeting, an e-mail about a new service, new job opportunity, a letter of complaint
teaching methods
professional knowledge
Practicum
E-learning
Multimedia supported teaching
Skills demonstration
Collaborative instruction
Individual study
assessment methods
Oral exam
Test
Skills demonstration during practicum
Individual presentation at a seminar
Continuous assessment
Recommended literature
  • ALLISON, J. The Business 2.0 Intermediate, Student´s Book. Oxford: Macmillan, 2013. ISBN 978-0-230-43788-3.
  • ASHLEY, A. Oxford Handbook of Commercial Correspondence (new edition). Oxford: Oxfordu University Press, 2003. ISBN 978-0-19-457213-2.
  • ECONOMIA. Business Spotlight: Angličtina pro mezinárodní komunikaci. Praha: Economia.
  • kolektiv autorů. Oxford Business English Dictionary. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005. ISBN 9780194315845.
  • MASCULL, B. Business Vocabulary in Use, Intermediate. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012. ISBN 978-0-521-74862-9.
  • McCARTHY, M.; McCARTEN; CLARK, D.; CLARK, R. Grammar for Business. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011. ISBN 978-0-521-72720-4.
  • Naunton, I. Profile 3: upper intermediate. Student' s book. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005. ISBN 0-19-457577-2.
  • TULLIS, G.; TRAPPE, T. New Insights into Business, Student´s Book. London: Longman, 2004. ISBN 978-0-582848870.


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