712-0138/01 – Business English I (A-BE/I)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Foreign LanguagesCredits5
Subject guarantorMgr. Zuzana TrawinskáSubject version guarantorMgr. Zuzana Trawinská
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
Year1Semesterwinter
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2009/2010Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
JUR21 Mgr. Radka Juříčková, Ph.D.
TRA0015 Mgr. Zuzana Trawinská
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit 0+2

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The aim is to acquire communication skill in business English with the output level B1-B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

Teaching methods

Tutorials

Summary

The Business Intermediate: A student will learn how to write a placement report, distinguish between formal and informal correspondence, assess a problem and deal with it, express his/her opinion correctly and explicitly. He/she will learn how to structure a presentation.

Compulsory literature:

ALLISON, J., EMMERSON, P. The Business 2.0 B1+ Intermediate Student’s Book, Oxford: Macmillan Education 2013. ISBN 978-0-230-43788-3.

Recommended literature:

MASCULL, B. Business Vocabulary in Use. UK. Cambridge University Press 2002. ISBN 978-0-521-77529-8. MURPHY, R., SMALZER, W. R. Cambridge English Grammar In Use Intermediate Incl Answers 2nd Edition. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2000. ISBN 10 0521625971. Business Spotlight Economia, a.s. www.business-spotlight.cz ISSN 1214-8377.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Credit test

E-learning

Další požadavky na studenta

Active participation during tutorials, working out of assigned written and oral tasks, 80% attendance, min. test result: 65%.

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Units 1 - 3 1 Corporate culture 2 Work organization and responsibility 3 Past tenses 4 Meetings one-to-one 5 A placement report 6 Customer support 7 Customer service and telephoning 8 Asking questions and giving instructions 9 Dealing with problems by telephone 10 Formal and informal correspondence 11 Products and packaging, relative clauses 12 Specifications and features of the product 13 Presentation – structure 14 Credit test

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2009/2010 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Exercises evaluation Credit  
Mandatory attendence parzicipation: Active class participation and 80% attendance are compulsory.

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2017/2018 (B6208) Economics and Management (6208R174) European Business Studies P English Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2016/2017 (B6208) Economics and Management (6208R174) European Business Studies P English Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
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2012/2013 (B6208) Economics and Management (6208R174) European Business Studies P Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2011/2012 (B6208) Economics and Management (6208R174) European Business Studies P Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2010/2011 (B6208) Economics and Management (6208R174) European Business Studies P Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2009/2010 (B6208) Economics and Management (6208R174) European Business Studies P Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan

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