Course: Business English - A2

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Course title Business English - A2
Course code JC/EPAEC
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
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)
  • Krčmář Petr, Mgr.
  • Bezdíčková Zuzana, Mgr.
  • Šebek Jan, Mgr.
  • Podlásková Irena, Mgr.
  • Mazalová Markéta, Mgr.
  • Lovas Mark, Ph.D.
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. Final test based on the standardized test items.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Work with text (with textbook, with book), Skills training, Stimulating activities (simulation, games, drama)
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.
Communicative competence: CEFR level A2 in general English.
Prerequisites
Communicative competence: CEFR level A1+ in general English.

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral performance analysis, Didactic test

Submitting a portfolio of assignments. Passing a written test.
Recommended literature
  • Harris, M. et al. New Opportunities Pre-Intermediate, Longman, 2006..
  • 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
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Faculty of Economics and Administration Economics and Operation in Enterprises (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 Informatics in Public Administration (2015) Economy - -
Faculty of Economics and Administration Enterprise Management (2016) Economy - -
Faculty of Economics and Administration Economics and Operation in Enterprises (2015) Economy - -
Faculty of Economics and Administration Security Management in Enterprises (2015) Economy - -
Faculty of Economics and Administration Public Economics and Administration (2014) Economy - -
Faculty of Economics and Administration Public Economics and Administration (2015) Economy - -
Faculty of Economics and Administration Security Management in Enterprises (2016) Economy - -
Faculty of Economics and Administration Enterprise Management (2014) Economy - -
Faculty of Economics and Administration Enterprise Management (2014) Economy - -
Faculty of Economics and Administration Security Management in Enterprises (2014) Economy - -
Faculty of Economics and Administration Public Economics and Administration (2014) Economy - -
Faculty of Economics and Administration Management of Financial Risks (2015) Economy - -
Faculty of Economics and Administration Informatics in Public Administration (2014) Economy - -
Faculty of Economics and Administration Regional and Information Management (2015) Economy - -
Faculty of Economics and Administration Enterprise Management (2016) Economy - -