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Course, academic year 2023/2024
Primer in Business - AB501091
Title: Primer in Business
Guaranteed by: Department of Economics and Management (837)
Faculty: Central University Departments of UCT Prague
Actual: from 2022 to 2023
Semester: summer
Points: summer s.:3
E-Credits: summer s.:3
Examination process: summer s.:
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:0/2, C [HT]
Capacity: unknown / unlimited (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: taught
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
Guarantor: Kapila Francis Patrick Ing. Ph.D.
Primer Business takes a look at look at what economics is in general, the economics of business, forms of business ownership, money and banking, commerce, financial management and accounting; the course also provides the learner with relevant business vocabulary and offers various activities to develop, practice and enhance competences in the language. Goal: PRIMER BUSINESS, is designed to: • equip learners with terminologies used in the field of economics; • build student competence in using English for specific purposes - English for economics studies; • enhance the three basic language skills: reading, writing and speaking
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R: Halka Capkova a kol. (2006): New English for Economics. ISBN 80-86119-52-1

R: Prof. Michael Ennis(2016): English for Economics and Management Upper Intermediate

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1. Course introduction, The Economics of Business, terminology to describe economy concepts.

2. Needs and wants, expressing necessity.

3. Supply and Demand for Goods and services, topic vocabulary and word formation.

4. Product and Market.

5. Reporting ideas.

6. Types of Business organisations, describing and comparing.

8. POLC Basics, expressing the future.

9. CSR – sustainability issues, time clasues.

8. Stocks and Shares, using tenses, comparing past tense and present perfect.

10. Money, speculating, setting conditions.

11. Banking, Banking services provided by financial institutions, transaction vocabulary, describing transactions.

12. International trade/ (Commerce), describing comparative advantages, work on suffixes and nationalities.

13. Advertising, obligation, advice and prohibition.

14. Revision

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Course completion requirements

To receive credit for the course, student MUST:

1) Meet course attendance requirements

2) Pass the end of Semester Credit Test

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