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Course, academic year 2020/2021
English for Business Studies 1 - level B2 (intermediate) - B501050
Title: Angličtina pro ekonomiku a management 1 - úroveň B2 (intermediate)
Guaranteed by: Department of Economics and Management (837)
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 [hours/week]
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. Covered topics include Corporate Culture, Finance, Digital Business, Performance, Ethics, and Time Management. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to accurately use selected grammar and lexical units, write shorter texts, work with specialized texts, and manage information with different speakers. The course also develops students’ intercultural awareness and fosters autonomous learning.
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. Course overview, presenting yourself

2. The business world, workplace culture

3. Building relationships, the economy

4. U1 reading bank: text analysis

5. Management, team communication

6. U2 reading bank: text analysis

7. Recessions and depressions

8. Recessions and depressions – in-class presentations

9. Managing bad news, annual report summary

10. U3 reading bank: text analysis

11. Talking technology

12. Digital business and technology

13. U4 reading bank: text analysis

14. Revision

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.