MPJ_JII2Fb Foreign Language II/2 - French

Faculty of Economics and Administration
Spring 2020
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 3 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
Timetable of Seminar Groups
MPJ_JII2Fb/01: Tue 10:00–11:50 S301, M. Červenková
MPJ_JII2Fb/02: Tue 8:00–9:50 S301, M. Červenková
( MPJ_JII1Fa Foreign Language II/1 - F )
The prerequisite for successful involvement in the course is mastering the language skills which form the contents of the previous courses Language II/A, Language II/B and Language II/1.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
The capacity limit for the course is 90 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 19/90, only registered: 0/90, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/90
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
Language II/2 extends the subject matter of Language II/1 and its aim is to reinforce and improve all the skills developed in the previous course. The aim of the course is to achieve the B2 level of the Common European Framework of Reference.
After successfully completing the course, the specialized language will be an open system which the students can adapt to their professional needs.
Learning outcomes
At the end of the course students should be able to:
- master basic types of business correspondence - CV, memo, e-mail, business letter;
- present specialized topics;
- follow and take part in specialized discussions, give their opinion and come up with solutions;
- negotiate in every-day business situations;
- process advanced forms of professional literature.
  • 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);
  • Work
  • Unemployment
  • Payment
  • The Art of Discussion (giving opinions, disagreement, point of view, comparison; internet forum);
    recommended literature
  • PENFORNIS, Jean-Luc. Franç : méthode de français professionnel et des affaires. Paris: Cle International, 2002. 167 s. ISBN 2090331712. 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 8072002503. info
  • CORADO, Lydie and Marie-Odile SANCHEZ-MACAGNO. Français des Affaires :350 exercices, textes, documents. 3. ed. Vanves: Hachette, 1990. 127 s. ISBN 2-01-016264-1. info
Teaching methods
The course is taught in the form of seminars.
Assessment methods
The course is concluded by a written and oral exam which fully covers the contents of all four terms of the language training programme, including the preparatory courses Language II/A and Language II/B. Students may only sit the exam if they fulfil the following conditions:
- 80% attendance
- doing homework regularly
- seminar work - 2 business letters
- 60% of points in the written exam are required for the admission to the oral part.
Important information: 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.
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Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Autumn 2018, Spring 2019, Autumn 2019, Autumn 2020, Spring 2021.
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