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Course, academic year 2022/2023
English for Business Studies 1 - level B2+ (upper intermediate) - B501051
Title: Angličtina pro ekonomiku a management 1 - úroveň B2+ (upper intermediate)
Guaranteed by: Department of Economics and Management (837)
Faculty: Central University Departments of UCT Prague
Actual: from 2020
Semester: winter
Points: winter s.:6
E-Credits: winter s.:6
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:0/4, C [HT]
Capacity: unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
For type:  
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: Hřebačková Monika PhDr.
This subject contains the following additional online materials
Last update: Hřebačková Monika PhDr. (09.02.2021)
The course develops communication skills and vocabulary for students on the B2+ CEFR level. Attention will be paid to vocabulary, grammar and functional language related to the field of economics, management, and business. The course focuses on developing all language skills including speaking, listening, writing, and reading.
Last update: Hřebačková Monika PhDr. (09.02.2021)

Primary literature

Business Partner B2+ (Pearson)

Secondary literature

Murphy, Raymond. English Grammar in Use (Cambridge University Press).

Emmerson, Paul. Business Grammar Builder, 2nd Ed. (MacMillan).

Last update: Hřebačková Monika PhDr. (11.02.2021)

1. Introduction to the course

2. Market research

3. Summarising a customer survey

4. Business workshop 1 – Making a pitch

5. Collaboration in the workplace

6. Writing emails stating requirements

7. Money matters

8. Interpreting complex diagrams and visual information

9. Business workshop 2 – Selecting financial products

10. Environmental challenges

11. Writing a proposal

12. Business workshop 3 – Sustainable solutions

13. In-class presentations

14. Review

Course completion requirements
Last update: Hřebačková Monika PhDr. (09.02.2021)

Students can receive credit for the course if they:

1) Meet course attendance requirements

2) Submit a complete Course Portfolio

A course portfolio consists of two main sections: a) tasks completed throughout the semester based on the teacher’s instructions, and b) a short test.