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Course, academic year 2019/2020
Business English - NJAZ015
Title: Obchodní angličtina
Guaranteed by: Department of Language Education (32-KJP)
Faculty: Faculty of Mathematics and Physics
Actual: from 2017 to 2019
Semester: summer
E-Credits: 3
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:0/2 C [hours/week]
Capacity: unlimited
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: taught
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: PhDr. Zuzana Hlavičková
Classification: Informatics > General Subjects
Mathematics > General Subjects
Physics > General Subjects
Annotation -
Last update: T_KJP (14.03.2017)
Business English is a course intended to give students a solid foundation and a working knowledge of business English. It is designed for students with little or no work experience in the business world who intend to study some of the specific areas or to work in the business environment upon completion of their studies. The course introduces students to key business language and communication skills. Various aspects of business English will be covered, including, but not limited to, business writing, social language, participation in meetings, and presentations.
Course completion requirements -
Last update: PhDr. Zuzana Hlavičková (11.04.2018)

To meet the requirements it is necessary to participate in class regularly, actively work in the classroom and fulfill all homework assignments. The nature of the subject's examination excludes the repetition of such examination.

Literature -
Last update: PhDr. Zuzana Hlavičková (31.01.2020)

Brook-Hart J. Business Benchmark, Upper Intermediate (2nd Edition). CUP, 2013;

Jones, L. New International Business English. CUP, 2001;

Goddard, Ch. Business Idioms Interantional. Prentice Hall 1994;

Syllabus -
Last update: PhDr. Zuzana Hlavičková (27.03.2017)

1. Introductions, greetings

2. Making presentations

3. Getting the job

4. Making contact, telephone calls

5. Business writing, emails

6. Negotiating

7. Business meetings

8. Starting a business

9. Marketing

10. Social media and PR

11. Business travel, conferences

12. Customer relations

13. Project management

14. Business across cultures

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