Learning outcomes of the course unit
Students will learn how to communicate in English in business environment, and will focus on developing speaking and writing skills at a post B1 level (CEFR).
Course contents summary
Business English for purposes of communication
Business Benchmark, Pre-intermediate to Intermediate, Student's Book 2nd. edition, Norman Whitby, Cambridge University Press (ISBN 9781107693999)
Speaking and writing activities will be carried out individually, and in pair and group work. Students will be directed towards online and other resources in order to practice English as much as possible.
Assessment methods and criteria
The written test includes gapfill exercises and writing a reply in response to an email or letter stimulus. Students who are successful in the written part of the test will take the oral test in presentation skills, presenting a topic related to their studies.
Assessment of written and spoken output will take into account guidelines used by Cambridge English.