KJAZ Foreign Language

Faculty of Economics and Administration
Spring 2009
Extent and Intensity
0/0. 16 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)
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)
Mgr. Lenka Zouhar Ludvíková (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
PhDr. Helena Hušková
Language Centre, Faculty of Economics and Administration Division - Language Centre
Contact Person: Mgr. Lenka Skoupá
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
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Course objectives
Foreign Language (KJAZ)
At the beginning of the course students should:
- have elementary or lower-intermediate knowledge of the general language (English, German or French), which they can verify while taking the entrance test.
Main objectives of the course:
- to acquire and deepen the knowledge of grammatical structures;
- to expand vocabulary, placing special emphasis on professional economic and business terminology as the basis for successful professional communication;
- to develop the techniques of business correspondence in a foreign language;
- to achieve the B2 level of CEFR.
Syllabus
  • KJAZ – ENGLISH
  • Unit 1 FIiB: Customers
  • Unit 2 FIiB: Companies
  • Unit 3 FIiB: Travel
  • Unit 4 FIiB: Troubleshooting
  • Unit 5 FIiB: Company History
  • Unit 6 FIiB: Retailing
  • Unit 7 FIiB: Products
  • Unit 8 FIiB: People
  • Unit 9 FIiB: Business Environment
  • Unit 10 FIiB: Finance
  • Unit 11 FIiB: Corporate Responsibility
  • Unit 12 FIiB: Competition
  • FIiB = First Insights into Business: Students Book
  • KJAZ - GERMAN 1. Needs
  • 2. National Economy
  • 3. Production
  • 4. Factors of Production
  • 5. Unemployment
  • 6. National Product
  • 7. Taxes
  • 8. Economic Cycle
  • 9. The Market
  • 10. Free Market Economy
  • 11. Legal Forms of Business
  • 12. Goods
  • 13. Salary
  • 14. Price
  • 15. Consumption
  • 16. Marketing
  • 17. Distribution Channels
  • 18. The Environment
  • 19. New travel trends
  • 20. Money
  • 21. Banks
  • 22. Stock Exchange
  • 23. Foreign Trade
  • 24. The European Union
  • KJAZ - 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);
Literature
  • MURPHY, Raymond. Essential grammar in use : a self-study reference and practice book for intermediate students : with answers. 2nd ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003. x, 350. ISBN 052143680X. info
  • PENFORNIS, Jean-Luc. Français.com : méthode de français professionnel et des affaires. Paris: Cle International, 2002. 167 s. ISBN 2090331712. info
  • MANTON, Kevin. First insights into business. 5. impr. Harlow: Longman, 2001. 71 s. ISBN 058233439X. info
  • HÖPPNEROVÁ, Věra and Jaroslava KERNEROVÁ. Němčina v hospodářství. 2. vyd. Praha: Ekopress, 2001. 304 s. ISBN 8086119122. info
  • GRUNEBERG, Anne and Béatrice TAUZIN. Comment vont les affaires? :cours de français professionel pour débutants. Paris: Hachette Livre, 2000. 192 s. ISBN 2-01-155144-7. info
  • ROBBINS, Sue. First insights into business : students' book. 1. ed. Harlow: Longman, 2000. 175 s. ISBN 0582334543. info
  • HÖPPNEROVÁ, Věra. Moderní učebnice němčiny : vhodná i pro samouky. Edited by Lenka Jaucová. V Praze: NS Svoboda, 2000. 357 s. ISBN 8020510141. info
  • SACHS, Rudolf and Renata POHORSKÁ. Francouzská obchodní korespondence : Correspondance commerciale (Souběž.). 1. vyd. Plzeň: Fraus, 1999. 224 s. ISBN 80-85784-84-X. info
  • PRAVDA, Miroslav and Marie PRAVDOVÁ. Francouzština pro samouky. Dotisk 2. vyd. Voznice: LEDA, 1999. 463 pp. ISBN 80-85927-07-1. info
  • MAGRANER, Jean-Jacques and Marek ZAJĄC. Obchodní francouzština. 1. vyd. Havlíčkův Brod: Fragment, 1998. 153 s. ISBN 8302048011. info
  • MAGRANER, Jean-Jacques and Marek ZAJĄC. Obchodní francouzština. 1. vyd. Havlíčkův Brod: Fragment, 1998. 153 s. ISBN 8072002503. info
  • MURPHY, Raymond. Essential grammar in use : a self-study reference and practice book for elementary students of English : with answers. Second edition. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997. 300 stran. ISBN 0521559286. info
  • MILIČKOVÁ, Ladislava. Nejčastější chyby ve francouzštině.Chyby, které dělají Češi, když mluví franc. Brno: MC nakladatelství, 1996. 151 s. info
  • MURPHY, Raymond. Essential grammar in use : a self-study reference and practice book for elementary students of English : with answers. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1990. x, 259. ISBN 0521357705. info
  • MURPHY, Raymond. English grammar in use : a self-study reference and practice book for intermediate students : with answers. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1985. viii, 328. ISBN 0521287235. info
  • RADINA, Otomar. Zrádná slova ve francouzštině [Radina, 1983]. Praha: Státní pedagogické nakladatelství, 1983. info
Assessment methods
Emphasis put on self-study.
Course completed with an exam (written and oral).
Final mark awarded after the following criteria have been met:
- 60% pass mark for the written exam;
- 60% pass mark for the oral part involving reading comprehension of a didactised specialist text and subsequent discussion over the selected topic.
Language of instruction
Czech
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
General note: Zkoušku z jazyka může student absolvovat v průběhu studia, nejpozději však do termínu státní závěrečné zkoušky.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2001, Spring 2002, Autumn 2002, Spring 2003, Autumn 2003, Spring 2004, Autumn 2004, Spring 2005, Autumn 2005, Spring 2006, Autumn 2006, Spring 2007, Autumn 2007, Spring 2008, Autumn 2008.
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