English III: Business English

Aim: development of skills used mostly in business contexts.


Description: The material covers a range of topics from the business world, such as organizational structure, cross-cultural business practices, advertising, human resource management, corporate social responsibility. It involves a number of reading strategies, such as predicting and extracting main ideas, and focuses on the development of writing skills such as note-taking, writing formal letters (cover letter, letter of advice) and report writing.

Assessment: end-of-semester exam. There is also possibility of continuous assessment that may include writing a cover letter, a letter of advice, a mini-presentation on cross-cultural practices of a country.

Departments: Economics, Business Administration, Accounting and Finance, Educational Policy.