EKONOMSKO-POSLOVNA FAKULTETA


Subject
 BUSINESS ENGLISH III 
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Study unit code    U402 2019

Level Study program or it's part Year Semester
2 B210 ECONOMICS 3 Both
2 B210 ECONOMICS 3 Winter
2 B220 E-BUSINESS 3 Both
2 B220 E-BUSINESS 3 Winter
2 B230 FINANCE AND BANKING 3 Both
2 B230 FINANCE AND BANKING 3 Winter
2 B240 BUSINESS MANAGEMENT AND ORGANISATION 3 Both
2 B240 BUSINESS MANAGEMENT AND ORGANISATION 3 Winter
2 B250 MARKETING 3 Both
2 B250 MARKETING 3 Winter
2 B260 INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS ECONOMICS 3 Both
2 B260 INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS ECONOMICS 3 Winter
2 B270 ENTREPRENEURSHIP 3 Both
2 B270 ENTREPRENEURSHIP 3 Winter
2 B280 ACCOUNTING, AUDITING AND TAXATION 3 Both
2 B280 ACCOUNTING, AUDITING AND TAXATION 3 Winter

ECTS kredits 6

Hours - Lectures 30
Hours - Tutorial 30
Hours - Individual Student's Work 120

Lecturers
lekt. mag. GAJŠT NATAŠA

Languages - lectures slovene
Languages - tutorial slovene

Prerequisits
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);  
Textbooks
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).  
Objectives
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: Students: 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. Cognitive/Intellectual skills: Students: 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'
Key/Transferable skills Students: 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. Practical skills: Students: 1. can act autonomously with minimal guidelines and supervision.  
Learning and teaching methods
Lectures/Language tutorials; AV presentations; problem-based language learning; pair work and group work; case study analysis 

Assessment Weight (%)
Written examination 70  
Oral examination 15  
Concurrent student work 15  
Comments
15% - concurrent student work*; 15% - oral examination*; 70% - written examination; * The student must complete all compulsory tasks set by the teacher and sit for the oral examination when scheduled. The student who does not complete the above mentioned tasks and oral examination will automatically fail the course. If the student does not complete the above tasks and oral examination in the current academic year, he/she can do so in the next academic year when they are scheduled.  
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