Business English Basics
• University Life • English as an International (Business) Language • Shopping and e-commerce • World of Work: organisational forms and structures, HR management processes (application, recruitment of new employees), management styles, industrial action • Grammar: English tenses (reported speech included), preposition use (frequent business prepositions), modal verbs, irregular verbs and nouns
Banking and Finance (Bachelor)
Language of instruction
After successful completion of the course, students can • name and explain economic terms related to the topics covered • describe and interpret general quantitative input (e.g. sales figures, trends) • present general economic processes and companies, • explain internal and external factors influencing businesses (e.g. stakeholders) • describe and explain methods of corporate management, • use terminology relevant to the subject, and apply general business language skills • apply their knowledge of English (business) grammar to business topics and situations • communicate formally and informally in writing • analyse and discuss mini-case studies on HR management.