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Business English II (MUR-B-2-BUE-ENG-PS)

Department
  • Bachelor's program Management & Law
Course unit code
  • MUR-B-2-BUE-ENG-PS
Level of course unit
  • Bachelor
Year of study
  • Spring 2020
Semester when the course unit is delivered
  • 2
Number of ECTS credits allocated
  • 2.0
Name of lecturer(s)
  • Galvin Brian
  • Mag. Dr. Schrott Sabine
Learning outcomes of the course unit
  • Through more complex, business-related language situations, students will broaden their range of economic-specific vocabulary while improving and developing their language proficiency towards attaining C1 level.
Mode of delivery
  • face-to-face
Prerequisites and co-requisites
  • relevant course(s) of previous semester(s)
Recommended optional program components
  • none
Course contents
  • Through regular lecturer/student and peer to peer discussions on current business affairs, economics-specific vocabulary are developed and applied. With additional case-studies being examined, presentations and negotiations are practiced and delivered, where proficiency can be attained in preparation for language needs in the workplace.
Recommended or required reading
  • Books:
    Mascull, B. (2010). Business Vocabulary in Use. Advanced (2nd ed.). Cambridge.
    Murphy, R. (2012). English Grammar in Use (4th ed.). Cambridge.
    Oxford (2013). Oxford Paperback Thesaurus (4th ed.). Oxford Dictionaries.

    Journals:
    Business Spotlight
    The Economist
    Time Magazine
    Newsweek
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
  • The course comprises an interactive mix of lectures, discussions and individual and group work.
Language of instruction
  • English
Work placement(s)
  • none
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