KJAZ2 Foreign Language II

Faculty of Economics and Administration
Spring 2009
Extent and Intensity
0/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Teacher(s)
Mgr. et Mgr. Bc. Milan Boháček, M.A. (lecturer)
Mgr. Veronika Dvořáčková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Lucie Fialová (lecturer)
Mgr. Jiřina Hrbáčková (lecturer)
PhDr. Helena Hušková (lecturer)
PhDr. Zdena Kuchařová Kalná (lecturer)
Mgr. Eva Lukáčová (lecturer)
doc. Halyna Myronova, CSc. (lecturer)
Mgr. Veronika Pešinová (lecturer)
Ing. Mgr. Blanka Pojslová (lecturer)
Mgr. Bc. Eva Punčochářová (lecturer)
Mgr. Kateřina Sedláčková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Petra Sojková (lecturer)
Mgr. Petra Stejskalová (lecturer)
Mgr. Alena Světlíková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Jarmila Šafránková (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
PhDr. Helena Hušková
Language Centre, Faculty of Economics and Administration Division - Language Centre
Contact Person: Mgr. Lenka Skoupá
Prerequisites
At the beginning of the course students should have elementary or lower-intermediate knowledge of the general language (English, German, French, Spanish or Russian).
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
there are 6 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
Course objectives
The main objectives of the course:
- to acquire the specialized language of business and economics
- to improve general language skills
- to be able to understand a specialized text
- to master less demanding forms of business communication
Students should achieve the B1 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
After successful completion of the course, the specialized language will be an open system which the students can adapt to their professional needs.
Syllabus
  • ENGLISH
  • 1. Enterprise
  • 2. Organization
  • 3. Employees
  • 4. Management
  • 5. Marketing
  • 6. Production
  • 7. Distribution channels
  • 8. Promotion
  • 9. Financial and managerial accounting
  • FRENCH
  • Making contact - (a new job, at an airport, phone calls); Daily programme, a day at work (fixing and cancelling an appointment, putting off an appointment; daily routine; basics of business correspondence);
  • Travelling (asking and giving directions, itinerary, city traffic, turism);
  • Hotel ( booking, stay, complaints);
  • Restaurant (ordering meals, recepies, gastronomy);
  • Company (economic sectors, analysis and comparison of results, trends and selling techniques, company hierarchy);
  • Work (assigning tasks, office equipment, working relationships, work abroad);
  • Recruitment - Looking for a job (job opportunities, covering letter, CV, a job interview);
  • The Art of Communication (giving a speech, prezentation, active listening, how to ask questions, interview);
  • The Art of Discussion (giving opinions, disagreement, point of view, comparison; internet forum);
  • GERMAN
  • Studying at the University
  • Looking for a job (CV, covering letter)
  • A job interview
  • Office (modern office, media)
  • Companies
  • Prezentation of a company
  • Work, unemployment
  • Daily routine
  • Marketing and advertising
  • Trade fair
  • Money, terms of payment, Euro
  • Basics of business correspondence
  • Complaints - your experiences
  • Recruitment - job opportunities
  • RUSSIAN
  • 1. Economic Growth and Environment
  • 2. History of Entrepreneurship in Russia
  • 3. Current problems of Russian-Czech economic relations
  • 4. Money and Inflation
  • 5. Stock Exchange. Dealing in raw materials
  • 6. Business ethics
  • 7. Trade fairs
  • 8. Customs station and customs clearance
  • 9. Opening a trade negotiation
  • 10. Offer of the goods
  • 11. Delivery terms and price agreement
  • 12. Terms of payment
  • 13. Packaging and marking. (contractual terms)
  • 14. Guarantee. Testing, inspection and analysis. Reception of goods. (contractual terms)
  • 15. Transport and Insurance(contractual terms)
  • 16. Dealing with complaints. Arbitration
  • 17. Sales representatives
  • 18. Partnership and Joint venture
  • 19. Business correspondence I
  • 20. Business correspondence II
  • 21. Telephoning
  • 22. Stages of negotiating
  • 23. Advertising
  • 24. International tourism
  • 25. Russia on the map. Geographical terminology
  • 26. Russian federation: facts and trends
  • SPANISH
  • 1. Introduction: organization of the course. Summary of Lessons 5 - 8. Numerals, adjectives, participle, pronouns, perfecto compuesto, imperatives. Topic of conversation: Spain and its languages. Business Spanish: business company.
  • 2. L 9: perfecto simple. Topic of conversation: Curriculum vitae.
  • 3. L 9: para + infinitive, expressions varios/varias, otro/otras, unos/unas, ninguno/ninguna, double negation. Topic of conversation: University - study plans, Academic and professional experience.
  • 4. L 9: prepositions. Topic of conversation - work interview.
  • 5. L 10: futuro simple. Topic of conversation - plans for the weekend.
  • 6. L 10: irregular verbs, pasivo reflexivo. Topic of conversation - sports.
  • 7. L 10: numerals, time, conditional sentences. Topic of conversation - plans for the future.
  • 8. Revision. Topic of conversation: Searching for a new job. Searching for an accommodation.
  • 9. L 11: imperfecto. Topic of conversation - means of transport.
  • 10. L 11: imperfecto - continuation. Gerund. Topic of conversation - at the post office.
  • 11. L 11: expressions estar a punto de, estar + gerund, nada/nadie. Topic of conversation - filling in forms, at the office.
  • 12. L 11 - imperfecto, indefinido. Topic of conversation - Regime of the day.
  • 13. Revision of the grammar/ L 9 - 11. Test.
Literature
  • Moderní obchodní angličtina v podnikání (Souběž.) : Modern business english in enterprise. info
  • COE, Norman, Mark HARRISON and Ken PATERSON. Oxford practice grammar : basic : s výkladem gramatiky v češtině. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008. ix, 295. ISBN 9780194579766. info
  • MURPHY, Raymond. Essential grammar in Use : a self-study reference and practice book for elementary students of English : with answers. 3rd ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. xi, 319. ISBN 9780521675802. info
  • MURPHY, Raymond. English grammar in use : a self-study reference and practice book for intermediate students of English : with answers. 3rd ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. x, 379. ISBN 0521537622. info
  • MYRONOVA, Halyna and Dita GÁLOVÁ. Ruština pro podnikatelskou sféru. 1. vyd. Brno: ESF MU, 2003. 136 pp. Díl 1. ISBN 80-210-3258-8. info
  • MYRONOVA, Halyna and Dita GÁLOVÁ. Ruština pro podnikatelskou sféru. 1. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2003. 136 s. ISBN 8021032588. info
  • MACÍKOVÁ, Olga, Vlasta HLAVIČKOVÁ and Věra ŠPÍGLOVÁ. Španělsko-český a česko-španělský hospodářský slovník. 1. vyd. Plzeň: Fraus, 2003. 426 s. ISBN 80-7238-261-6. info
  • NEKOLOVÁ, Věra, Irena CAMUTALIOVÁ and Alena VASILJEVA-LEŠKOVÁ. Ruština nejen pro samouky. Vydání 1. Praha: LEDA, 2002. 535 stran. ISBN 8085927969. info
  • DYNDA, Antonín and Eva DYNDOVÁ. Česko-anglická obchodní korespondence. 4. opravené. vyd. Praha: Pragoeduca, 2001. xxix, 520. ISBN 80-85856-89-1. info
  • KRÁLOVÁ, Jana, Milada KRBCOVÁ, Alena DEKANOVÁ and Pablo CHACÓN GIL. Fiesta. 1. vyd. Plzeň: FRAUS, 2000. 219 pp. ISBN 80-7238-085-0. info
  • MORENO, Concha. Actividades lúdicas para la clase de espanol :[prácticas interactivas de gramática, vocabularia, expresión oral y escrita]. 1. ed. [Madrid]: Sociedad General Espanola de Librería, 1999. 159 s. ISBN 84-7143-772-4. info
  • DYNDA, Antonín and Eva DYNDOVÁ. Česko-ruská obchodní korespondence. Translated by Tamara Gorroňová. 1. vyd. Praha: Pragoeduca, 1998. xxv, 524 s. ISBN 80-85856-64-6. info
  • PALOMINO, María Ángeles. Dual : pretextos para hablar. 1. ed. Madrid: Edelsa Grupo Didascalia, S.A., 1998. 223 s. : i. ISBN 84-7711-238-X. info
  • ANFILOV, Mark and Milan BALCAR. Ruština pro ekonomy. 1. vyd. Praha: Vysoká škola ekonomická v Praze, 1998. 118 s. ISBN 8070796219. info
  • MANGAS, Gaspar González and Carmen Marcos de la. LOCA. Técnicas de conversación telefónica. 1. ed. Madrid: Edelsa, 1998. 103 s. ISBN 84-7711-184-7. info
  • MONTERO, Justa Carrasco and Lourdes Solé BERNARDINO. Reálie španielsky hovoriacich krajín. 1. vyd. Plzeň: Fraus, 1997. 79 s. ISBN 80-85784-54-8. info
  • PALOMINO, María Ángeles. Técnicas de correo comercial. Madrid: Edelsa, 1997. 1 magnetof. ISBN 84-7711-186-3. info
  • PALOMINO, María Ángeles. Técnicas de correo comercial. Primera ed. Madrid: Edelsa, 1997. 147 s. ISBN 84-7711-176-6. info
  • ANFILOV, Mark and Marie HORVÁTOVÁ. Ruština pro ekonomy. 1. vyd. Praha: Vysoká škola ekonomická v Praze, 1996. 95 s. ISBN 8070798599. info
  • ANFILOV, Mark and Marie HORVÁTOVÁ. Ruština pro ekonomy. 1. vyd. Praha: Vysoká škola ekonomická v Praze, 1996. 91 s. ISBN 8070792116. info
  • FAJARDO, Mercedes and Susana GONZÁLEZ. Marca Registrada :Espańol para los negocios : Cuaderno de ejercicios. Salamanca: Universidad de Salamanca, 1995. 79 s. ISBN 84-294-4335-5. info
  • FAJARDO, Mercedes and Susana GONZÁLEZ. Marca Registrada :Espańol para los negocios : Libro del alumno. Salamanca: Universidad de Salamanca, 1995. 183 s. ISBN 84-294-4229-4. info
  • HORVÁTOVÁ, Marie and Mark ANFILOV. Ruská konverzace. 1. vyd. Praha: Vysoká škola ekonomická v Praze, 1995. 150 s. ISBN 80-7079-497-6. info
  • PROKOPOVÁ, Libuše. Španělština pro samouky. Dotisk 2. vyd. Praha: Leda, 1995. 413 s. ISBN 808592708X. info
  • PROKOPOVÁ, Libuše. Španělština pro samouky :klíč, slovník. 1. vyd. Praha: LEDA, 1994. 119 s. ISBN 80-901664-9-0. info
  • PRADA, Marisa de. and Montserrat BOVET. Hablando de Negocios. Segunda ed. Madrid: Edelsa, 1993. 159 s. ISBN 84-7711-069-7. info
  • PRADA, Marisa de and Montserrat BOVET. Hablando de Negocios [cassete]. Madrid: Edelsa, 1993. 1 magnetof. info
Assessment methods
Self-study preparation for the examination.
Examination: written and oral
- 60% of points in the written examination are required for the admission to the oral part.
- 60% pass mark for the oral part involving reading comprehension of a didactised specialist text and subsequent discussion over the selected topic.
If a student is caught using forbidden tools, cribbing, taking out any part of the exam, or cheating in any other way, the teacher is allowed to interrupt the exam and to grade the student with F, FF, or FFF according to the seriousness of the offence.
Language of instruction
Czech
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
General note: zkoušku z jazyka II může student absolvovat v průběhu studia, nejpozději však do termínu státní závěrečné zkoušky.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2006, Spring 2007, Autumn 2007, Spring 2008, Autumn 2008.
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