Business English

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Business English (Main course) B04BEN
Credits 2
Semesters Both
Completion Assessment
Language of teaching undefined
Extent of teaching 2C
Annotation
This course is designed for students who have fulfilled their B2 English Examination Requirement. The purpose
is to better prepare students to enter a workforce where English is the lingua franca. Throughout the semester, students will focus on skills and vocabulary they will need to succeed as employees and colleagues. Each lesson features a topic related to business, as well as discussion and grammar points which are key to improving students‘ skills.
Study targets
to better prepare students to enter a workforce where English is the lingua franca
Course outlines
Week 1: Why Study Business English?
Week 2: Companies & Culture
Week 3: Choosing Your Path
Week 4: CVs / Resumes
Week 5: Interviews
Week 6: Negotiating
Week 7: Emails
Week 8: Phone Calls
Week 9: Meetings
Week 10: Networking
Week 11: Making Presentations
Week 12: Business Ethics
Week 13 Making Decisions
Week 14: Case Studies (Business Scenarios)
Exercises outlines
Week 1: Why Study Business English?
Week 2: Companies & Culture
Week 3: Choosing Your Path
Week 4: CVs / Resumes
Week 5: Interviews
Week 6: Negotiating
Week 7: Emails
Week 8: Phone Calls
Week 9: Meetings
Week 10: Networking
Week 11: Making Presentations
Week 12: Business Ethics
Week 13 Making Decisions
Week 14: Case Studies (Business Scenarios)
Literature
Recommended Literature:

Intelligent Business - Coursebook; authors Tonya Trappe and Graham Tullis; published 2005 by Pearson Education Limited

Intelligent Business - Skills; author Christine Johnson; published 2005 by Pearson Education Limited

Market Leader, 3rd Edition; authors David Cotton, David Falvey, and Simon Kent; published 2010 by Pearson Education Limited

In Company, 2nd Edition; author Mark Powell; published 2009 by Macmillan English
Requirements
This course is designed for students who have fulfilled their B2 English Examination