The course is aimed at providing students with the key business language necessary to understand and participate in an international work environment.
The syllabus focuses on different language skills: grammar, vocabulary, reading, listening, speaking, writing.
The course will also deal with functional language (summarising, presenting, negotiating, taking part in meetings) and cultural awareness (ability to understand and deal with cultural differences)
Course contents summary
The course aims to allow Italian students to speak and to write business English in a correct and clear way.
Trappe, T., Tullis, G. (2005) Intelligent Business, Intermediate, Business English, Longman. Coursebook with styleguide booklet and Workbook with audio CD.
A series of readings and materials will be made available or indicated on the Elly platform.
Use of audiovisual material.
Assessment methods and criteria
Evaluation of the knowledge and skills acquired during the course will be carried out by means of a written test and oral examination at the end of the academic year.
Further indications will be given during the course.