Course: Business English - A2

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Course title Business English - A2
Course code JC/EKAEC
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
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
Lecturer(s)
  • Šebek Jan, Mgr.
  • Bezdíčková Zuzana, Mgr.
  • Mazalová Markéta, Mgr.
Course content
Introductions, greetings and goodbye. Making contact. Welcoming a visitor. Staying at a hotel. Food file. Making arrangements. Opinions and suggestions, agreeing and disagreeing

Learning activities and teaching methods
Work with text (with textbook, with book), Methods of individual activities
Learning outcomes
The main course objective is to enhance the previously acquired language skills with special attention paid to the development of the language used in the specific area of Business English. The course focuses on developing vocabulary and productive skills relevant to students´ future professional careers.
The student can communicate by means of simple and common tasks in the basic life and career situations. The target level of the course is CEFR A2 in general English.
Prerequisites
Communicative competence: CEFR level A1+ in general English.

Assessment methods and criteria
Work-related product analysis, Didactic test

Submitting a portfolio of assignments. Passing a written test. Moodle - going through the course.
Recommended literature
  • Allison, J., Emmerson, P. The Business 2.0 Pre-intermediate. Macmillan 2014.
  • Harris, M. et al. New Opportunities Pre-Intermediate, Longman, 2006..
  • Naunton, J., Tulip, M. ProFile 1 Pre-intermediate. OUP 2005..
  • Oxenden, C. , Latham-Koenig , C & Seligson. New English File Pre-Intermediate, OUP, 2006..
  • Sue Robbins & Kevin Manton. First Insights into Business, Longman, 2005..


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Economics and Administration Security Management in Enterprises (2014) Economy - -
Faculty of Economics and Administration Informatics in Public Administration (2014) Economy - -
Faculty of Economics and Administration Regional and Information Management (2014) Economy - -
Faculty of Economics and Administration Information and Security Systems (2014) Economy - -
Faculty of Economics and Administration Security Management in Enterprises (2016) Economy - -
Faculty of Economics and Administration Public Economics and Administration (2015) Economy - -
Faculty of Economics and Administration Economics and Operation in Enterprises (2014) Economy - -
Faculty of Economics and Administration Enterprise Management (2016) Economy - -
Faculty of Economics and Administration Economics and Operation in Enterprises (2016) Economy - -
Faculty of Economics and Administration Enterprise Management (2014) Economy - -
Faculty of Economics and Administration Public Economics and Administration (2014) Economy - -
Faculty of Economics and Administration Enterprise Management (2016) Economy - -
Faculty of Economics and Administration Enterprise Management (2015) Economy - -
Faculty of Economics and Administration Public Economics and Administration (2015) Economy - -
Faculty of Economics and Administration Information and Security Systems (2015) Economy - -
Faculty of Economics and Administration Informatics in Public Administration (2015) Economy - -
Faculty of Economics and Administration Public Economics and Administration (2014) Economy - -
Faculty of Economics and Administration Regional and Information Management (2015) Economy - -
Faculty of Economics and Administration Enterprise Management (2015) Economy - -
Faculty of Economics and Administration Enterprise Management (2014) Economy - -
Faculty of Economics and Administration Security Management in Enterprises (2015) Economy - -