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Course, academic year 2023/2024
English for Business Studies 4 - level B2 (intermediate) - B501056
Title: Angličtina pro ekonomiku a management 4 - úroveň B2 (intermediate)
Guaranteed by: Department of Economics and Management (837)
Faculty: Central University Departments of UCT Prague
Actual: from 2020
Semester: summer
Points: summer s.:6
E-Credits: summer s.:6
Examination process: summer s.:
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:0/4, C+Ex [HT]
Capacity: unknown / unlimited (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: taught
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
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
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 Performance and Rewards, Managing Feedback, Transparency in Business, Sales and Selling, Managing change. Project work is structured around modular themes such as Sustainability, Autonomous Support, Working with Data and Industry 4.0. 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 (09.02.2021)

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)

1. Course overview, considering options

2. Global issues for the 21st century

3. Performance

4. Ethical codes

5. Reading bank: Wrongdoing

6. The bottom line

7. Working with data

8. Leadership in difficult times

9. Reading bank: Father of a feel-good factory

10. Working across cultures: cultural awareness in business

11. Competition

12. Reading bank: Breaking up monopolies

13. Sustainability

14. Revision

Last update: Hřebačková Monika (11.02.2021)
Course completion requirements

Students can receive credits for the course if they:

1) Meet course attendance requirements

2) Submit a complete Course Portfolio

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

The course is completed with an oral exam.

Last update: Hřebačková Monika (09.02.2021)
Teaching methods
Activity Credits Hours
Obhajoba individuálního projektu 1 28
Příprava na přednášky, semináře, laboratoře, exkurzi nebo praxi 2 56
Příprava na zkoušku a její absolvování 1 28
Účast na seminářích 2 56
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