Business English I

• Topics: market research and international marketing, brands, management and mentoring, mobile banking, managing money, environmental and cyber challenges, challenges at the workplace, intercultural management, secondments abroad, relocation and retention • Business Correspondence: e-mails, letters, graphs, social media, summarising findings • Skills: dealing with questions, collaborating, defending your ideas, managing challenging conversations, giving feedback on performance, appraisals • Grammar: verb tenses (active and passive), noun compounds/ phrases/ combinations, describing trends, multiword verbs, reported speech, adverbs and adjectives, defining and non-defining relative clauses, question tags, cleft sentences, linking phrases and words, inversion

Art der Vermittlung


Art der Veranstaltung


Empfohlene Fachliteratur

Dubicka, Iwonna et al. Business Partner B2+. Coursebook. DACH Edition. Harlow: Pearson Education Limited. 2019 (verpflichtend) Barral, Irene. Lizzie Wright. Business Partner B2+. Workbook. Harlow: Pearson Education Limited. 2020 (empfohlen)

Lern- und Lehrmethode

Face-to-face learning (input, discussions, role plays, presentations, written activities), case-studies, distance learning, blended learning, support through various media


Immanente Leistungsfeststellung (=Mitarbeit, Hausarbeiten u. Präsentation, Quizzes, E-learning)

Voraussetzungen laut Lehrplan

Englisch Maturaniveau (B2)



Europäische Wirtschaft und Unternehmensführung (Bachelor)

Akademischer Grad


ECTS Credits






Studienjahr, in dem die Lerneinheit angeboten wird


Semester in dem die Lehrveranstaltung angeboten wird

1 WS



Lernergebnisse der Lehrveranstaltung

Nach erfolgreichem Abschluss der Lehrveranstaltung, sind die Studierenden in der Lage zu: • Understand and apply situation- and topic-appropriate vocabulary orally and in writing • Correctly use basic and advanced English grammar • Read and debate about current topics • Communicate successfully in a variety of business-related situations • Carry out a needs analysis using leading and opening questions • Deal with questions (respond to questions, propose a change) • Brainstorm and promote collaboration in a meeting • Present and defend ideas • Describe consequences • Manage challenging conversations • Write different types of e-mails, and graph descriptions Die Lernergebnisse dieser Lehrveranstaltung beziehen sich hauptsächlich auf folgende (International) Programme Learning Outcomes: LO 1.4./ ILO 4 LO 2.1/ ILO 5 LO 2.2/ ILO 6 LO 4.2/ ILO5 LO 4.3 / ILO 8

Kennzahl der Lehrveranstaltung