Course detail

Professional English 2

FP-PA2KAcad. year: 2020/2021

The course focuses on characteristic features of business professional communication. It provides students with relevant specialist language and professional communication skills they will need in the workplace.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

The course at upper-intermediate level (B2 according to CEFR) is designed to prepare students for various economic professions. It will enrich their professional vocabulary and enable them to express themselves more authoritatively beyond their immediate professional context.

Prerequisites

Professional English 2 continues the course Professional English 1 covering the first half of the course book (U1 - 6). Requirements from Professional English 1 are necessary prerequisites to continue in Professional English 2.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

COTTON, David, David FALVEY, Simon KENT, Bill MASCULL, John ROGERS a Lewis LANSFORD. Market leader: upper intermediate: business English. 3rd ed. Harlow: Pearson Education, 2012. ISBN 978-1-4082-3709-0. (EN)
MASCULL, B: Business Vocabuary in Use Advanced, CUP 2010 (EN)
MURPHY, Raymond. English grammar in use: a self-study reference and practice book for intermediate learners of English: with answers. 4th ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, c2012, x, 380 s. ISBN 9780521189064. (EN)
MANN, Malcolm a Steve TAYLORE-KNOWLES. Destination B2: grammar and vocabulary : [with answer key]. Oxford: Macmillan, 2006. ISBN 9780230035386. (EN)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

The course it taught by means of contact tutorials presenting and explaining the topics covered. It includes also individual work of students.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Exam: test, listening, reading

Language of instruction

English

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

Session 1 (4h)
- Introductory tutorial.
- U7: Management Styles.
- U8: Teambuilding.
- U9: Raising Finance
Session 2 (4h)
- Revision. Checking comprehension.
- U10: Customer Service
- U11: Crisis Management
- U12: Mergers and Acquisitions
Session 3 (4h)
- Revision.
- Final test.

Self study focused on the given units

Aims

The course has is based on practical approach and is intended to prepare students for communication in business environment.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Students’ attendance and their work are systematically controlled. Most of the study is organized in self-study form.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme MGR-UFRP-KS Master's, 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, compulsory-optional

  • Programme MGR-KS Master's

    branch MGR-UFRP-KS-D , 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, compulsory-optional
    branch MGR-ŘEP-KS , 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, compulsory-optional
    branch MGR-PFO-KS , 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, compulsory-optional

  • Programme MGR-IM-KS Master's, 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, elective

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

12 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Guided consultation in combined form of studies

14 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer