BKJ_JFJ1 Foreign Language

Faculty of Economics and Administration
Spring 2020
Extent and Intensity
0/0/0. 16 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Mgr. Marie Červenková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Daniela Veškrnová (lecturer)
Ing. Mgr. Blanka Pojslová (assistant)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Marie Červenková, Ph.D.
Language Centre, Faculty of Economics and Administration Division - Faculty Branches of University Departments - Faculty of Economics and Administration
Contact Person: Mgr. Lucie Jurková
Supplier department: Language Centre, Faculty of Economics and Administration Division - Faculty Branches of University Departments - Faculty of Economics and Administration
Prerequisites (in Czech)
(! BKJ_JAZ1 Foreign Language )
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 BKJ_JFJ1 Jazyk French (previosly marked with a code KJAZ)
At the beginning of the course students should:
- have lower-intermediate knowledge of the general language
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.
Learning outcomes
At the end of this course, students should be able to:
- use adequate grammar structures;
- express themselves on a wide range of topics;
- write a business letter;
- explain their opinion
  • 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);
    required literature
  • PENFORNIS, Jean-Luc. Français.com : méthode de français professionnel et des affaires. Paris: Cle International, 2002. 167 s. ISBN 2090331712. info
  • PRAVDA, Miroslav and Marie PRAVDOVÁ. Francouzština pro samouky. Dotisk 2. vyd. Voznice: LEDA, 1999. 463 pp. ISBN 80-85927-07-1. 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
    recommended literature
  • MAGRANER, Jean-Jacques and Marek ZAJĄC. Obchodní francouzština. 1. vyd. Havlíčkův Brod: Fragment, 1998. 153 s. ISBN 8302048011. 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
  • MILIČKOVÁ, Ladislava. Nejčastější chyby ve francouzštině.Chyby, které dělají Češi, když mluví franc. Brno: MC nakladatelství, 1996. 151 s. info
  • RADINA, Otomar. Zrádná slova ve francouzštině [Radina, 1983]. Praha: Státní pedagogické nakladatelství, 1983. info
Teaching methods
Emphasis put on self-study.
Assessment methods
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
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
General note: Nezapisují si studenti, kteří absolvovali předmět BKJ_JAZ1 nebo KJAZ. Zkoušku z jazyka může student absolvovat kdykoli v průběhu studia, nejpozději však do termínu státní závěrečné zkoušky.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2010, Spring 2011, Autumn 2011, Spring 2012, Autumn 2012, Spring 2013, Autumn 2013, Spring 2014, Autumn 2014, Spring 2015, Autumn 2015, Spring 2016, Autumn 2016, Spring 2017, Autumn 2017, Spring 2018, Autumn 2018, Spring 2019, Autumn 2019, Autumn 2020, Spring 2021.
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