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Business English (HUM154)

Annotation

Speaking a language that is understood by decision makers is critical for success in business and business studies. The primary goal of the Business English I course is to provide instruction and practice in oral and written English using business-related topics as its content base. The course also aims at developing students’ speaking, listening, reading and writing skills for academic purposes. The course is designed to develop students’ self-study skills and learner independence.

Aims

The course aims to:

  • train vocabulary building skills;
  • improve the listening, reading, writing, and critical thinking skills needed for academic and professional success;
  • develop presentation skills;
  • develop problem solving and participation in discussions skills;
  • to practise summary writing skills.

Learning outcomes

  • Students will be able to read/listen to and understand authentic texts related to their studies for general idea and for detail.
  • Students will be able to derive vocabulary meaning from context; develop vocabulary building skills and acquire sufficient vocabulary in the topic areas defined in the course outline.
  • Students will develop business communication skills in key performance areas such as exchanging information, discussing and presenting business issues.
  • Students will be able to write a CV and application letter; summary and take notes.
  • The learners will be able to give presentations, participate in meetings, and discussions.
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