BPJ_JNJR Foreign Language

Faculty of Economics and Administration
Spring 2020
Extent and Intensity
0/0/0. Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Bc. Mgr. Petra Chládková (lecturer)
Ing. Mgr. Blanka Pojslová (lecturer)
Mgr. Petra Sojková (lecturer)
Ing. Mgr. Blanka Pojslová (assistant)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Petra Sojková
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
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_JNJR (previosly marked with a code BKJ_JAZ1 and 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.
Learning outcomes
At the end of this course, students should be able to: • - understand a general economic text of upper-intermediate difficulty level, • - discuss covered economic topics and • - orientate themselves in German economic terminology relating to the covered topics
  • 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
    required literature
  • HÖPPNEROVÁ, Věra and Jaroslava KERNEROVÁ. Němčina v hospodářství. 3. přeprac. vyd. Praha: Ekopress, 2004. 312 s. ISBN 8086119807. info
  • HÖPPNEROVÁ, Věra and Lenka JAUCOVÁ. Moderní učebnice němčiny [kazeta]. [Praha]: Svoboda, 2000. 1 magnetof. 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. "Any copying, recording or leaking tests, use of unauthorized tools, aids and communication devices, or other disruptions of objectivity of exams (credit tests) will be considered non-compliance with the conditions for course completion as well as a severe violation of the study rules. Consequently, the teacher will finish the exam (credit test) by awarding grade "F" in the Information System, and the Dean will initiate disciplinary proceedings that may result in study termination."
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught annually.
General note: Zkoušku z jazyka může student absolvovat kdykoli v průběhu studia, nejpozději však do termínu státní závěrečné zkoušky.
Credit evaluation note: bez kreditového ohodnocení.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2015, Spring 2016, Autumn 2016, Spring 2017, Autumn 2017, Spring 2018, Autumn 2018, Spring 2019, Autumn 2019, Autumn 2020, Spring 2021.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Spring 2020, recent)
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