Business English Topics - Meetings and Negotiations

Topics: takeovers, mergers, buyouts; government and taxation; international trade, protectionism and free trade; exchange rates, the business cycle; economic policy. Communication Skills: Meetings, negotiations, presentations. Grammar: countable/uncountable nouns, developing an argument, verbs/adjectives/nouns + preposition, punctuation.

Mode of delivery

face to face

Type

compulsory

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources/tools

MacKenzie, I. (2010): English for Business Studies, 3. Aufl., Cambridge: CUP

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Communicative language learning

Assessment methods and criteria

Continuous assessment (participation, presentation, graded meeting & negotiation, quiz, e-learning)

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Business English 1+2

Infos

Degree programme

European Economy & Business Management (Bachelor)

Cycle

Bachelor

ECTS Credits

4.00

Language of instruction

English

Curriculum

Full-Time

Academic year

2021

Semester

4 SS

Incoming

Yes

Learning outcome

At the end of the course students are expected to be able to: a) participate and if necessary chair meetings conducted in English b) read and understand work relevant literature in English. c) understand and discuss texts dealing with complex economic and business topics d) read, understand and use subject literature (for their own studies) written in English e) to successfully cope with English in professional everyday life and also in not so common situations.

Course code

0389-13-03-VZ-DE-40