712-3102/04 – Company English II (A-Fir./II)

Gurantor departmentInstitute of Foreign LanguagesCredits3
Subject guarantorMgr. Zuzana TrawinskáSubject version guarantorMgr. Zuzana Trawinská
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory type B
Year1Semestersummer
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2015/2016Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFMT, USP, FAST, FS, HGF, FEI, EKF, FBIIntended for study typesBachelor, Follow-up Master
Instruction secured by
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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 skills in professional English with the output level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

Teaching methods

Tutorials

Summary

Students will acquire information about managing people and projects. They will be able to explain the terms fair trade and free trade, learn basic vocabulary related to writing contracts and legal documents. The teacher reserves the right to modify, supplement and make changes, should the need arise.

Compulsory literature:

ALLISON, J., TOWNEND, J., EMMERSON, P. The Business 2.0 B2 Upper-Intermediate Student’s Book. Oxford: Macmillan Education 2013. ISBN 978-0-230-43796-8. POWELL, M., ALLISON, J. In company 3.0 Upper-Intermediate Student's Book. Macmillan Education 2014. ISBN 978-0-230-45532-0. MASCULL, B. Business Vocabulary in Use. UK. Cambridge University Press 2002. ISBN 978-0-521-77529-8.

Recommended literature:

MURPHY, R. English Grammar in Use 3rd Edition with Answers. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2004. ISBN 9780521537629. ASHLEY, A. Oxford handbook of commercial correspondence. New ed. Oxford: Oxford Univ. Press, 2007. ISBN 978-0-19-457213-2. IBBOTSON, M. Professional English in Use Engineering. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2009.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Credit test

E-learning

Other requirements

Active participation during tutorials, working out of assigned written and oral tasks, 80% attendance, min. test result: 65%. Required level of English: B2

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

U 4, 8 1. The project team 2. Managing people and projects 3. Regrets, speculation 4. Couching 5. Reports 6. Fairtrade or free trade? 7. Why fair trade is a bad deal 8. Vocabulary: contracts 9. Unethical behavior 10. Writing legal documents 11. Vocabulary: negotiation and compromise 12. Rephrasing and making the language more assertive 13. Use of modal verbs for expressing obligation and permission 14. Credit test The teacher reserves the right to modify, supplement and make changes, should the need arise.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2015/2016 Winter semester)
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