English Language for Economists I
Instructor: Милица Богдановић, MSc, Professor
Adopting the basis of English grammar and professional vocabulary, developing skills of speaking, writing, listening and reading.
|Number of classes per week:
|Learning Outcomes (gained knowledge):
||Upon completion of this course a student will gain basic knowledge of English grammar and professional vocabulary. The student will be able to display knowledge and skills relevant to the curriculum and to use them in certain situations, which include business communication, oral and written.
||The working day, Present simple and present continuous; Corporate culture, Finding and recording collocations; Company history, Past simple; The Internet, Email and website terms; Describing equipment, Vocabulary to describe objects; Processes and procedures, The present passive; Distribution and delivery, Modal verbs of obligation; Advertising and marketing, Vocabulary to talk about advertising and marketing; Making arrangements, Present continuous for future arrangements; Transport, Vocabulary for air travel; Contrast words; Business accommodation, Vocabulary to describe hotels and hotel facilities; Out of the office, Comparatives and superlatives; Developing contacts, Present perfect and past simple; Cultural issues, Describing habits and customs; Teamwork, Vocabulary to describe aims and achievements; Entertaining clients, Countable and uncountable nouns; Quantifiers; Describing statistics, Adjectives and adverbs, Comparison; Company finances, Finance vocabulary; Investments, Stocks and shares vocabulary; Starting up, Relative clauses; Job applications, CV and describing application procedures; Recruitment, First and second conditionals; Staff development, Sports vocabulary in business; Staff facts and figures, Reported speech.
|Teaching Methods and Learning Activities:
Preparation and presentation of the seminar paper with the mandatory application of the Instructions for the preparation of scientific papers.
||Norman, W. (2006). Business Benchmark, Pre-Intermediate to Intermediate, Student’s Book. Cambridge University Press;
Mascull, B. (2002). Business Vocabulary in Use. Cambridge University Press;
Murphy, R. (2004). English Grammar in Use. Third edition. Cambridge University Press.
|Types of Assessment for the subject:
||Colloquium I (0-20 points); Colloquium II (0-20 points); Final exam (0-50 points); Attendance (2point); Class activities (seminar papers, discussions, case studies) (0-8 points)
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