Course: English for Finance and Banking

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Course title English for Finance and Banking
Course code UJP/EFB
Organizational form of instruction Tutorial
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction English
Status of course Compulsory-optional, 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
  • Adamcová Eva, Mgr.
  • Hromádková Petra, Ing.
  • Habac Arniel
  • Fišer Václav, Mgr.
  • Singh Neelu, MBA
Course content
Week 1: Introduction to the course. Discussion of syllabus. Course requirements, assessments and grading system Choosing jobs Careers in Banking Week 2: Personal Finance Groupings Week 3: Company Financial Services Case Analysis Distribution Week 4: Economic Indicators Presentation Skills Case Analysis Week 5: Economic Cycles Mock presentation Week 6: Economic Sectors Group Presentation Week 7: Banking Group Presentation Week 8: Stock Markets Group Presentation Week 9: Company Internal Finance Group Presentation Week 10: Company Reporting Group Presentation Week 11: Accountancy and Auditing Group Presentation Week 12: Insurance and Risk / Frauds Group Presentation Week 13: Revision and final evaluation/ Distribution of Grades

Learning activities and teaching methods
Cooperative instruction, Skills demonstration, Practicum
  • Team project (50/number of students) - 10 hours per semester
  • Presentation preparation (report in a foreign language) (10-15) - 15 hours per semester
  • Contact hours - 26 hours per semester
professional knowledge
Language competence of the level of SMA/AC8B or B2 level of the Common European Framework for Languages.
learning outcomes
Student can: - communicate and have discussions on matters related to finance and banking - understand and use finance and banking related vocabulary reasonably - understand the finance related text and analyze it
teaching methods
Skills demonstration
Cooperative instruction
assessment methods
Skills demonstration during practicum
Group presentation at a seminar
Continuous assessment
Recommended literature
  • MACKENZIE, I. English for the Financial Sector. Cambridge University Press, 2008. ISBN 978-0-521-547253.
  • MACKENZIE, I. Financial English. Heinle ELT, 2011. ISBN 978-1-111-832643.
  • MACKENZIE, I. Professional English in Use: Finance. Cambridge University Press, 2006. ISBN 978-0-521-616270.
  • Richard Clark and David Baker. Oxford English for Careers in Finance. 2011.

Study plans that include the course