Soft Skills in English
FSI-0SEAcad. year: 2020/2021
The course is intended to teach soft skills in English and provide students with the basics of business English they will need in their future careers.
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Kurz rozvíjí měkké dovednosti (soft skills) a poskytuje studentům základy obchodní angličtiny na úrovni B2+ (upper-inermediate – advanced) ve vztahu k jejich budoucímu zaměstnání. Důraz je kladem na mluvený projev a komunikační dovednosti.
The minimum entry requirement is the 7AZ exam, i.e. the English knowledge corresponding to B1 level.
- compulsory prerequisite
Recommended optional programme components
Recommended or required reading
APPLEBY, Rachel. Business One:One. Advanced. Oxford: OUP, 2009. ISBN 978-0194576819. (vybrané kapitoly) (EN)
HEWINGS, Martin. Advanced grammar in use: a self-study reference and practice book for advanced learners of English : with answers and CD-ROM. 3rd ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013. ISBN 978-1-107-69989-2. (EN)
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Language instruction as an extension of basic professional curriculum.
Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes
Course-unit credit is awarded on condition of having attended the seminars actively and worked out assigned tasks. The overal evaluation reflects students' projects.
Language of instruction
The course is aimed at delevoping soft skills with the basic business English skills students will need in their future careers at B2+ level (upper-intermediate – advanced).
Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences
Attendance at seminars is compulsory and is systematically checked by the teacher. Students are allowed to miss two seminars. Regular attendance and active participation in classes are necessary conditions for taking an examination.
Type of course unit
26 hours, compulsory
Teacher / Lecturer
1. Introduction to presentation skills, public speaking
2. Team presentations, presenting to a technical audience, handling questions
3. Brands, presentation of a product
4. Professional image
5. Business ethics
6. Meetings and negotiating
8. Telephoning and email
9. Writing formal letters - covering letter, CV
10. Working internationally
11. Interviewing skills for recruitment
12. Students' projects
- Elevator pitch ose exam.docx 209.06 kB