English for Entrepreneurs
FP-EeePAcad. year: 2020/2021
The course on C1 (Advanced) level comprises general business areas as well as more complex issues such as consulting and project management. Students will learn more about the key business language necessary to participate different professional settings.
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Recommended optional programme components
Recommended or required reading
Dubicka, Iwonna and O'Keeffe Margaret (2016) Market Leader. Advanced. 3rd Edition. Harlow: Pearson. (EN)
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
The course is based on the second half of the book Market Leader Advanced (Units 7-12) with special emphasis on acquiring and practising business skills.
Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes
75% active attendance in the lessons.
Exam based on materials covered in the lessons.
Language of instruction
2 Banking; managing questions
4 Negotiating; summarising terms and conditions
5 Strategies, goals and values
6 Brainstorming and creativity; Negotiations; Interviews
7 Online business; developments
8 Rethorical devices; presentations
9 New business; start-ups
10Cleft sentences; chasing payment
11 Project management
12 Instructive texts; Presentations; Teleconferences
The aim of the course is to further develop not only grammar and vocabulary in both spoken and written contexts, but also the communicative language and strategies needed in today's increasingly international work environment.
Type of course unit
26 hours, optionally
Teacher / Lecturer