Abstracts, Reports & Contracts

Structure, essential content and wording of abstracts; structure and content of English-language reports; agreements and contracts; formal vs. informal language; sample texts; practice texts

Mode of delivery

face to face

Type

compulsory

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources/tools

John Bowden: Writing a Report, 2008 (revised edition); Laura Plimpton: Business Contracts, 2007 (CWL Publishing); John Swales/Christine Feak: Abstracts and the Writing of Abstracts, 2009 (Michigan Series in English for Academic & Professional Purposes)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Practice class: Input and activities

Assessment methods and criteria

Continuous assessment (based on the quality of students' assignments, presentations etc.)

Infos

Degree programme

Project Management & IT (Bachelor)

Cycle

Bachelor

ECTS Credits

2.00

Language of instruction

English

Curriculum

Full-Time

Academic year

2022

Semester

5 WS

Incoming

No

Learning outcome

After successfully completing this module, students will feel confident to produce English business texts, such as reports, contracts and abstracts in a relevant and formally correct manner.

Course code

0387-17-01-VZ-DE-56