Course: Business English - A2+

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Course title Business English - A2+
Course code JC/EPAED
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)
  • Podlásková Irena, Mgr.
  • Suchardová Nováková Jitka, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Krčmář Petr, Mgr.
  • Bezdíčková Zuzana, Mgr.
  • Šebek Jan, Mgr.
  • Mazalová Markéta, Mgr.
  • Lovas Mark, Ph.D.
  • Lecomte Michelle
  • Boušková Šárka, Mgr.
  • Jozífová Irena, Mgr.
Course content
CV and covering letter. Recruitment. Invitations. Offers and requests. Social responses. The language of graphs. Presentations. Language exam focusing both on accuracy and fluency of the candidate?s performance in a foreign language by means of completing the tasks set within the standardized testing materials .(

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.
The student can communicate by means of simple and common tasks in basic life and career situations. The target level of the course is CEFR level A2+ in Business English.
Prerequisites
Communicative competence: CEFR level A2 in general English.

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral performance analysis, Didactic test

Submitting assigned papers and/or a presentation. Passing a written test and an oral exam.
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 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 - -
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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 - -