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English I

level of course unit

English B2 (GERS) or English C1 (GERS)

Learning outcomes of course unit

English B2 ********************************* Graduates are able to: - understand the main ideas of complex texts on both concrete and abstract topics including technical discussions in their field of specialization. - express themselves with such a degree of fluency and spontaneity that it is possible hold a normal conversation with native speakers without major difficulties for either party. - write clear and detailed texts on a wide range of subjects and explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options. English C1 ********************************* Graduates are able to: - understand a wide range of demanding, longer texts and recognize implicit meaning. - express themselves fluently and spontaneously without much obvious searching for expressions. - use language effectively and flexibly for social, professional and academic purposes. - write clear, well-structured and detailed texts on complex subjects, showing controlled use of a range of text connectors.

prerequisites and co-requisites

For "Business English B2": B1 (GERS); For "Business English C1": B2 (GERS)

course contents

English B2 ********************************* In this course students repeat and build on their level B1 language knowledge and skills in order to be able to develop the language skills necessary for CEFR level B2. Work-related language needs are met both by introducing students to business English vocabulary and topics as well as by developing basic business-oriented language knowledge and skills. English C1 ********************************* In this course students repeat and build on their level B2 language knowledge and skills in order to be able to develop the language skills necessary for CEFR level C1. Work-related language needs are met both by introducing students to business English vocabulary and topics as well as by developing basic business-oriented language knowledge and skills.

recommended or required reading

Englisch B2 ********************************* - Mascull, B. 2010. Business Vocabulary in Use Intermediate. 2nd ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. - Emerson, P. 2010. Business Grammar Builder. 2nd ed. Oxford: Macmillan. - Foley, M. and Hall, D. 2012. MyGrammarLab Intermediate B1/B2. Harlow: Pearson Englisch C1 ********************************* - Emmerson, P. 2007. Business English Handbook Advanced. Oxford: Macmillian. - Mascull, B. 2010. Business Vocabulary in Use Advanced. 2nd ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. - Mascull, B. 2010. Business Vocabulary in Use Intermediate. 2nd ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. - Hewings, M. 2013. Advanced Grammar in Use. 3rd ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. - Foley, M. and Hall, D. 2012. MyGrammarLab Advanced C1/C2. Harlow: Pearson

assessment methods and criteria

Reading comprehension, listening comprehension, writing and speaking skills, participation

language of instruction

English

number of ECTS credits allocated

4

planned learning activities and teaching methods

Lecture, group work, presentation and discussion of tasks

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered

1

name of lecturer(s)

director of studies

year of study

1. Year of studies

recommended optional program components

None

course unit code

SPR.1

type of course unit

Compulsory subject

mode of delivery

In class course (intergrative lecture)

work placement(s)

Not applicable