Business English Basics

Market Leader Units 1-6: brands, travel, change management, company organisation, advertising, money and dealing with figures, working across cultures, social English, British and American English, idiomatic expressions; business communication: e-mails, company presentation, making arrangements on the telephone, meetings, advertising campaigns, case studies; Business grammar: tenses, questions and negations, noun combinations, countable and uncountable nouns, articles, adverbs and adjectives, comparison.

Mode of delivery

face to face

Type

compulsory

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources/tools

Cotton, David et al.: Market Leader Intermediate THIRD EDITION Course Book. Pearson Longman Emmerson, Paul: Business Grammar Builder. Intermediate to Upper-Intermediate. Student's Book. 2nd edition. Hueber; Macmillan Publishers

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Input and practice, blended learning, group and pair work, role plays, self-assessment, quizzes.

Assessment methods and criteria

Continuous assessment: Students are assessed on their assignments, presentations, participation and quizzes. Max. score: 100 points

Prerequisites and co-requisites

English B2+

Infos

Degree programme

Technical Sales and Distribution Management (Bachelor)

Cycle

Bachelor

ECTS Credits

3.00

Language of instruction

English

Curriculum

Part-Time

Academic year

2021

Semester

1 WS

Incoming

Yes

Learning outcome

After the completion of the course Business English 1, the students will be able to use the basic English grammar both orally and in writing to communicate in a variety of business situations in English. Official learning outcomes Business English basics. By the end of this course, - the students understand and are competent to use • the English tenses (actively and passively); • auxiliary, full and modal verbs; • multi-word verbs • gerund and infinitive constructions; • countable and uncountable nouns; • adjectives and adverbs; • adverbs of degree • statements, questions and negations; - if non-native, they have acquired an easy-to-understand international English accent. - students can differentiate between British and American English in spelling, pronunciation and travel vocabulary. - students can describe trends, graphs, charts, and tables using appropriate structures also for figures and currencies. - students can write formal and informal business letters/emails - students can make travel, meeting, conference, hotel or similar arrangementsAfter the completion of the course Business English 1, the students will be able to use the basic English grammar both orally and in writing to communicate in a variety of business situations in English. Official learning outcomes Business English basics. By the end of this course, - the students understand and are competent to use the English tenses (actively and passively); auxiliary, full and modal verbs; multi-word verbs gerund and infinitive constructions; countable and uncountable nouns; adjectives and adverbs; adverbs of degree statements, questions and negations; - if non-native, they have acquired an easy-to-understand international English accent. - students can differentiate between British and American English in spelling, pronunciation and travel vocabulary. - students can describe trends, graphs, charts, and tables using appropriate structures also for figures and currencies. - students can write formal and informal business letters/emails - students can make travel, meeting, conference, hotel or similar arrangements

Course code

0480-18-01-BB-DE-08