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Terms for 2017

September, 5

Admission Interviews

September, 7

Open Day

September, 12

Admission Interviews

September, 14

Open Day

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Business English B1/B2

The aim of the course is to further develop students' language skills on the intermediate level. They should be able to communicate not only in common situations but also at work.

What are you going to learn

  1. Cultures, Idioms - To talk about cultural differences; to learn idioms.
  2. Advice, obligation and necessity, Social English - To be able to express advice, a recommendation, necessity and ban by means of modal verbs; to learn selected phrases of social English.
  3. Human resources - To talk about employment, job interviews and qualities of candidates.
  4. Gerund and infinitive, Job offer - To become acquainted with the right use of the gerund and infinitive; to learn how to write a job offer and how to apply to such an offer.
  5. International markets, Conditionals - To talk about international markets; to learn conditionals.
  6. Negotiating, Doing business internationally - To learn negotiating in English.
  7. Ethics - To talk about ethics at work and in other areas of life.
  8. Narrative tenses, Considering options, Linkers - To learn narrative tenses, to be able to consider options in English; to know how to use selected linkers; to write a report.
  9. Leadership - To talk about leadership and about characteristic features of a leader/manager.
  10. Relative clauses, Presenting - To learn the use of defining and non-defining relative clauses including the differences of their use in formal written English and informal spoken English; to improve presentations skills.
  11. Competition, Passives - To talk about competition; to learn to form and use passives.
  12. Negotiating, Communication styles - To improve the ability to negotiate in English; to become acquainted with the issues of intercultural communication; to revise the whole semester.

How the course is organized

Full time study  

The course consists of 12 lectures, each lasting 1,5 hours.

Part time study

The course is taught in 3 tutorials, each lasting 1,5 hours.

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