Course detail

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

Not applicable.

Prerequisites

Not applicable.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

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

English

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1 Finance;
2 Banking; managing questions
3 Consultancy;
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
13 Test

Aims

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

 

Language exercise

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer