MKJ_JAZA Preparatory English course

Faculty of Economics and Administration
Spring 2020
Extent and Intensity
0/0/0. Type of Completion: -.
Teacher(s)
Mgr. Silvie Bilková (lecturer)
Ing. Mgr. Blanka Pojslová (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Silvie Bilková
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
At the beginning of the course students should have elementary or lower-intermediate knowledge of general English.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is offered to students of any study field.
Course objectives
The main objectives of the course:
- to acquire the specialized language of business and economics,
- to improve general language skills.
Learning outcomes
After completing the course, students should be able to:
- write a short email,
- make an appointment,
- describe a product,
- describe their job,
- understand a simple job advertisement,
- explain simply how to start a new business.
Syllabus
  • Unit 1: Activities
  • Unit 2: Data
  • Unit 3: Etiquette
  • Unit 4: Image
  • Unit 5: Success
  • Unit 6: Future
  • Unit 7: Location
  • Unit 8: Job-seeking
Literature
    required literature
  • JOHNSON, Christine. Intelligent business : pre-intermediate : coursebook. 1st ed. Harlow: Pearson Longman, 2006. 176 s. ISBN 0582848016. info
    recommended literature
  • 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, s. ISBN 9780521675437. info
  • BARRALL, Irene and Nikolas BARRALL. Intelligent business : pre-intermediate : workbook. 1st ed. Harlow: Longman, 2006. 96 s. ISBN 0582846951. 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
  • DYNDA, Antonín and Eva DYNDOVÁ. Česko-anglická obchodní korespondence. 4. opravené. vyd. Praha: Pragoeduca, 2001. xxix, 520. ISBN 80-85856-89-1. info
Teaching methods
Self-study preparation.
Assessment methods
No assessment.
Language of instruction
Czech
Further Comments
The course is taught each semester.
The course is also listed under the following terms 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.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Spring 2020, recent)
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