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Course, academic year 2023/2024
  
English for Business Studies 3 - level B2 (intermediate) - B501054
Title: Angličtina pro ekonomiku a management 3 - úroveň B2 (intermediate)
Guaranteed by: Department of Economics and Management (837)
Faculty: Central University Departments of UCT Prague
Actual: from 2020 to 2023
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 / 20 (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: taught
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Level:  
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: Hřebačková Monika PhDr.
Annotation
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. Covered topics include Corporate Culture, Finance, Digital Business, Performance, Ethics and Time Management as well as selected project work on topic areas such as Sustainability, Autonomous Support, Working with Tables, Working with Data, and Industry 4.0.
Last update: Hřebačková Monika (09.02.2021)
Literature

Primary literature

Business Partner B2 (Pearson)

Secondary literature

Raymond Murphy, English Grammar in Use 5th edition (Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2019) ISBN 978-1-108-45768-2

Paul Emmerson, Business Grammar Builder Intermediate to Upper-Intermediate (London, Macmillan, 2010) ISBN-10: 9783190427222

Paul Emmerson, Business Vocabulary Builder Intermediate to Upper-Intermediate (London, Macmillan, 2009) ISBN-13: 978-0230716841

Last update: Hřebačková Monika (09.02.2021)
Syllabus

1. Course overview, corporate culture

2. Company finance

3. Reading bank: news and annual reports

4. Financial terminology

5. Presenting figures, financial reporting

6. Business ideas: Make your pitch

7. In-class presentations

8. Digital business

9. Economics and ecology

10. Considering solutions and consequences

11. Case study: Carbon footprint

12. Using professional resources, research routines

13. Case study writing task, summarizing findings

14. Revision

Last update: Hřebačková Monika (11.02.2021)
Course completion requirements

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.

Last update: Hřebačková Monika (09.02.2021)
Teaching methods
Activity Credits Hours
Příprava na přednášky, semináře, laboratoře, exkurzi nebo praxi 2 56
Práce na individuálním projektu 2 56
Účast na seminářích 2 56
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