Business English 1a - AB501050
Anglický název: Business English 1a
Zajišťuje: Ústav ekonomiky a managementu (837)
Platnost: od 2020
Semestr: zimní
Body: zimní s.:3
E-Kredity: zimní s.:3
Způsob provedení zkoušky: zimní s.:
Rozsah, examinace: zimní s.:0/2 KZ [hodiny/týden]
Počet míst: neurčen / neurčen (neurčen)
Minimální obsazenost: neomezen
Jazyk výuky: angličtina
Způsob výuky: prezenční
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Garant: Hřebačková Monika PhDr.
Termíny zkoušek   
Anotace - angličtina
Poslední úprava: Hřebačková Monika PhDr. (09.02.2021)
The course is designed to prepare students to use English in the present and future work situations. Students will develop English skills with a focus on business contexts and environments, and they will learn lexis that is used regularly in the world of international business and impacts intercultural communication. The course will help practice and enrich communication skills, encourage students to use word partnerships, a wide variety of grammar functions in different modes, read texts critically, and widen their experience. The topics include brand management, business travel, and meeting management, etc. Language functions focus on planning arrangements, chairing a meeting/debate, requesting, and complaining. Knowledge will be transferred through speaking practice, fortifying exercises role-plays as well as listening and reading comprehension, case studies, and short pieces of business-oriented writing. Course objectives Students will be able to: • Develop skills to deal with people in everyday business situations • Increase their knowledge of key business concepts worldwide • Write and read business agendas, e-mails, memos, minutes, and reports • Expand vocabulary related to general business situations • Develop confidence to deal with people and basic issues in the business world • Express business concepts by reformulating them in their own words while summarising • Identify differences and similarities between doing business in Europe and in other countries • Develop an understanding of how culture impacts everyday dealings in the business environment.
Literatura - angličtina
Poslední úprava: Hřebačková Monika PhDr. (09.02.2021)

Primary literature

Cotton, D., Falvey, D., Kent, S. Market Leader, Intermediate, 3rd. Ed. (Pearson)

Class handouts

Secondary literature

Emmerson, Paul. Business Vocabulary Builder (MacMillan).

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

Simon, Sweeney. English for Business Communication. (Cambridge University Press). Dooley, Jenny; Evans, Virginia. Grammarway 3 (Express Publishing). https://tsufacultyoflaw.files.wordpress.com/2016/08/grammarway3-withanswers1.pdf Desmond, A. Gilling. The Essential Handbook For Business Writing. (Greenlink Consulting) https://www.academia.edu/31717020/The_Essential_Handbook_For_Business_W riting

Požadavky ke kontrole studia - angličtina
Poslední úprava: Hřebačková Monika PhDr. (09.02.2021)

A course portfolio

Sylabus - angličtina
Poslední úprava: Hřebačková Monika PhDr. (09.02.2021)

1. Course overview, your background, and career

2. The economy

3. International trade

4. Products, markets, and marketing 1

5. The business cycle

6. Leading a debate

7. Briefing notes

8. Mid-term revision

9. Setting up and growing a business

10. Semiformal communication: writing a company blog 1

11. Services

12. Writing a company blog 2

13. Reading bank: text analysis, word combinations

14. Revision

Podmínky zakončení předmětu - angličtina
Poslední úprava: 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