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STUDY PLANS
2021/2022

Business English

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Code Completion Credits Range
B04BEN Z 2 2C
Lecturer:
Tutor:
Dana Saláková (guarantor), Petra Jennings, Erik Peter Stadnik
Supervisor:
Department of Languages
Synopsis:

This course is designed for students who have fulfilled their B2 English Examination Requirement. The purpose

is to better prepare students to enter a workforce where English is the lingua franca. Throughout the semester, students will focus on skills and vocabulary they will need to succeed as employees and colleagues. Each lesson features a topic related to business, as well as discussion and grammar points which are key to improving students‘ skills.

Requirements:

This course is designed for students who have fulfilled their B2 English Examination

Syllabus of lectures:

Week 1: Why Study Business English?

Week 2: Companies & Culture

Week 3: Choosing Your Path

Week 4: CVs / Resumes

Week 5: Interviews

Week 6: Negotiating

Week 7: Emails

Week 8: Phone Calls

Week 9: Meetings

Week 10: Networking

Week 11: Making Presentations

Week 12: Business Ethics

Week 13 Making Decisions

Week 14: Case Studies (Business Scenarios)

Syllabus of tutorials:

Week 1: Why Study Business English?

Week 2: Companies & Culture

Week 3: Choosing Your Path

Week 4: CVs / Resumes

Week 5: Interviews

Week 6: Negotiating

Week 7: Emails

Week 8: Phone Calls

Week 9: Meetings

Week 10: Networking

Week 11: Making Presentations

Week 12: Business Ethics

Week 13 Making Decisions

Week 14: Case Studies (Business Scenarios)

Study Objective:

to better prepare students to enter a workforce where English is the lingua franca

Study materials:

Recommended Literature:

Intelligent Business - Coursebook; authors Tonya Trappe and Graham Tullis; published 2005 by Pearson Education Limited

Intelligent Business - Skills; author Christine Johnson; published 2005 by Pearson Education Limited

Market Leader, 3rd Edition; authors David Cotton, David Falvey, and Simon Kent; published 2010 by Pearson Education Limited

In Company, 2nd Edition; author Mark Powell; published 2009 by Macmillan English

Note:
Further information:
https://moodle.fel.cvut.cz/courses/B04BEN
Time-table for winter semester 2021/2022:
06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
Tue
Wed
roomT2:C2-86
Stadnik E.
09:15–10:45
(parallel nr.101)
Dejvice
Cvičebna
Thu
Fri
roomT2:E1-103b
Stadnik E.
09:15–10:45
(parallel nr.102)
Dejvice haly
Cvičebna
Time-table for summer semester 2021/2022:
06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
Tue
Wed
Thu
Fri
roomT2:C4-364
Stadnik E.
09:15–10:45
(parallel nr.101)
Dejvice
Cvicebna
roomT2:A3-412
Stadnik E.
11:00–12:30
(parallel nr.102)
Dejvice
Laborator
The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2022-08-19
For updated information see http://bilakniha.cvut.cz/en/predmet5850006.html