|Successful completion of Business English I. and II courses. |
|Content (Syllabus outline)
|Various economics and business topics are studied in order for students to achieve:
a) academic goals:
- the ability to read English business and economics textbooks, books and professional journals;
- the ability to take notes in English and to summarise;
- an adequate level of English language knowledge for the participation in exchange programmes and studies abroad);
b) professional goals:
- the ability to read professional business- and economics–related texts in English;
- the ability to write reports and various types of business correspondence in English;
- the ability to understand speeches, negotiations, conversations, TV and radio programmes focusing on business topics in English;
- the ability to adequately communicate in English (in negotiations, meetings, presentations);
|Obvezna študijska literatura (Compulsory textbooks):
MacKenzie, I. (2010). English for Business Studies (Student's Book). Third edition. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Mascull, B. (2010). Business Vocabulary in Use Advanced. Second edition. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Armitage-Amato, R. (2005 ali novejša izdaja). PONS Jezikovni priročnik Poslovni stiki ANGLEŠČINA. Ljubljana: Založba Rokus d.o.o.
Dodatna študijska literatura (Additonal textbooks):
Ashley, A. (2003). A Handbook of Commercial Correspondence. Oxford: Oxford University Press. – izbrana poglavja
EVROTERM. Večjezična terminološka baza izrazov Evropske unije. Dostopno na: https://evroterm.vlada.si/index.php?jezik=angl.
Izročki na predavanjih (aktualni strokovni časopisni članki, drugo gradivo).
|In this course students:
1. systematically enhance their knowledge of English terminology and language skills in the field of economics and business sciences;
2. gain the ability to apply their language knowledge and skills in the field of business communication for work in international business context;
3. acquire a systematic approach to the analysis of the use of English as the language for professional and academic purposes in the field of economics;
4. make critical judgements based on a sound theoretical base.
|Intendend learning outcomes - knowledge and understanding
|Development of knowledge and understanding:
1. have a comprehensive knowledge of English for communication in various business economics related professional and academic contexts;
2. can write business and commercial correspondence in English;
3. are able to independently learn English for academic purposes within economic and business sciences;
4. are able to demonstrate critical and ethical thinking.
1. can find and synthesize new information (in English) from the field of economics and business sciences in professional literature written in English;
2. can justify their decisions and arguments in English;
3. can investigate contradictory information and reasons for this.
|Intendend learning outcomes - transferable/key skills and other attributes'
1. can learn English as the language for specific (professional and academic) purposes autonomously;
2. can apply information technology for the acquisition of business English terminology and key linguistic competences in the field of economics and business ;
3. can use English for business communication purposes in team-work and team leadership;
4. can perform a self-evaluation of their knowledge of English for business purposes;
5. can select and manage relevant information with minimal guidelines.
1. can act autonomously with minimal guidelines and supervision.
|Learning and teaching methods
problem-based language learning;
pair work and group work;
case study analysis |