BO205Zk English for Specific Purposes II

Faculty of Law
Spring 2021
Extent and Intensity
0/10/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Taught online.
Teacher(s)
Mgr. Štěpánka Bilová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
PhDr. Hana Kallus, M.A., Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
PhDr. Hana Kallus, M.A., Ph.D.
Language Centre, Faculty of Law Division - Language Centre
Contact Person: Lenka Pavlíková
Supplier department: Language Centre, Faculty of Law Division - Language Centre
Timetable of Seminar Groups
BO205Zk/01: Fri 12. 3. 12:00–13:40 148, 14:00–15:40 148, Fri 9. 4. 12:00–13:40 148, 14:00–15:40 148, Fri 30. 4. 12:00–13:40 148, Š. Bilová
Prerequisites
( BO106K English for Specific Purposes || CBO106K English for Specific Purposes ) && ! OBOR ( PR ) && ! OBOR ( PR01 ) && ! PROGRAM ( N - VS )
The students are expected to have passed the previous course - English for Specific Purposes I.
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
The aim of the course is to further develop English for specific purposes in the field of international sale contracts, in particular the main parts of the UN Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods and the content of ICC International Sale Contract. Other aims cover developing negotiation skills, presentation skills and writing a memorandum.
Learning outcomes
At the end of the course the students will have basic familiarity with English for specific purposes in the field of international sale contracts. The students will be able: to describe the main parts of the UN Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods; to explain the content of ICC International Sale Contract; to negotiate simple contractual terms and draft the results of negotiation into a clause; to compare the work and responsibilities of commercial agents and distrubutors; to present their knowledge orally; to write a memorandum.
Syllabus
  • 6. Commercial Contract Structure. 7. The UN Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CSIG). 8. International Sale Contracts. 9. Agency and Distributorship Contracts. 10. Exam Practice.
Literature
    required literature
  • materiály ve složce Učební materály ve studijních materiálech v IS MU
    recommended literature
  • ŠOPOVOVÁ, Radoslava and Radek ŠIMEK. Introduction to English for International Trade Law. 1.vydání. Masarykova univerzita Brno, 2005. 99 pp. Právnická fakulta, Multimediální učební text č.15. ISBN 80-210-3777-06. info
Teaching methods
interactive language seminar
Assessment methods
The course is ended by examination which consists of two parts: written test and oral examination. To sit for the test the students are required to work actively in the seminars and to hand in a language portfolio (pre-session and after-session tasks) in electronic form. Written test: 90 minutes - listening - reading comprehension - language-focus and grammar (translation in the context, sentence transformation) - writing (letter/email/memorandum) Oral Part: - explaining terms and discussion related to a given topic: International Trade Organizations, Export and Import Transactions, INCOTERMS, International Payment Mechanisms, Commercial Contract Structure, The UN Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods, International Sale Contracts, Agency and Distributorship Contracts
Language of instruction
Czech
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2004, Spring 2006, Spring 2007, Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2020.
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