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

  • Bachelor's program Management & Law
Course unit code
Level of course unit
  • Bachelor
Year of study
  • Spring 2022
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/optional online
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.

    Business Spotlight
    The Economist
    Time Magazine
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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