Students will be able to conduct professional presentations, negotiate economic scenarios, and confidently and effectively debate complex economic topics, including corporate social responsibility, while consolidating and improving language proficiency at C1 level.
Mode of delivery
Prerequisites and co-requisites
relevant course(s) of previous semester(s)
Recommended optional program components
Through regular lecturer/student and peer to peer discussions on current business affairs, economic-specific vocabulary will be further developed and applied. Additionally, case-studies are examined, and presentations, negotiations and debates are practiced and delivered. Language proficiency at C1 level can be consolidated and improved in preparation for language needs in the workplace.
Recommended or required reading
Tuhovsky, I. (2015). Communication Skills: A Practical Guide to Improving Your Social Intelligence, Presentation, Persuasion and Public Speaking (Volume 9). Positive Psychology Coaching Series: Paperback.
Murphy, R. (2012). English Grammar in Use (4th ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Oxford University Press (2013). Oxford Paperback Thesaurus (4th ed.). Oxford: Oxford University Press. doi: 10.1093/acref/9780199640959.001.0001
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
The course comprises an interactive mix of lectures, discussions and individual and group work.