Study unit code    V115 2019

Level Study program or it's part Year Semester

ECTS kredits 6

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


Languages - lectures slovene
Languages - tutorial slovene

Knowledge of the English language equivalent to level B1 
Content (Syllabus outline)
Various economics and business topics are studies in order to achieve language confidence in different situations, i.e. company presentations, product presentations, describing price charts, trends, business trips, management styles and corporate culture. 
Obvezna študijska literatura (Compulsory textbooks): Powell. M. (2014). In Company 3.0 Intermediate Level Student's Book. Macmillan Education. Mascull, B. (2010). Business Vocabulary in Use Intermediate, Second edition. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. – izbrana poglavja Dodatna študijska literatura (Additonal materials): Izročki na predavanjih (aktualni strokovni časopisni članki, drugo gradivo). Duckworth, M. (2004). Business Grammar and Practice. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Šega, L. (1997). Veliki moderni poslovni slovar – angleško-slovenski. Ljubljana: Cankarjeva založba. Strokovni slovarji, ki so na voljo v fakultetni knjižnici oziroma čitalnici oziroma na spletu; Študenti naj redno spremljajo aktualne gospodarske in politične novice v angleškem jeziku.  
In this course students: 1. acquire core English terminology for business and commerce; 2. are familiarised with key elements of business communication in English and its importance for successful business operations; 3. learn to communicate effectively in various business-related situations and purposes (i.e. telephoning, e-mail, informal talks, presentations, meetings, socializing and entertaining business clients); 4. acquire fundamental knowledge of key communication skills in English (reading, listening, speaking, writing) for business purposes; 5. gain the awareness of business culture and business operations in a wider international context.  
Intendend learning outcomes - knowledge and understanding
Development of knowledge and understanding: Students : 1. can use core English terminology in the field of economics and business; 2. can apply different forms of business communication in English (e-mail, report, letter, telephoning, presentations). 3. know the fundamental characteristics of formal / informal and written / oral business communication in English. 4. can discuss main ethical issues in the field of daily business operations (workplace stress, people management, conflicts, etc.) at the intermediate English knowledge level. Cognitive/Intellectual skills Students: 1. can carry out basic oral and written business communication in English by using given input information.  
Intendend learning outcomes - transferable/key skills and other attributes'
Key/Transferable skills Students: 1. have skills for team work; 2. develop professional ethics; 3. develop learning techniques and strategies for individual study, permanent reflection and evaluation; Practical skills: 1. can apply relevant knowledge in the use of English within a number of business situations.  
Learning and teaching methods
Lectures/Language tutorials AV presentations Problem-based language learning Pair work and group work Case study analysis Teamwork 

Assessment Weight (%)
Concurrent student work 30  
Written examination 70  
30% - concurrent student work*; 70% - written examination; *The student must complete all compulsory tasks set by the teacher when scheduled. The student who does not complete the above mentioned tasks will automatically fail the course. The student can complete these tasks in the next academic year when they are scheduled.