English Language for Economists II
Instructor: Милица Богдановић, MSc, Professor
Adopting the English grammar and professional vocabulary, developing skills of speaking, writing, listening and reading, as well as translation of professional texts.
|Number of classes per week:
||English Language for Economists I
|Learning Outcomes (gained knowledge):
||Upon completion of this course the student will gain knowledge of English grammar and professional vocabulary. The student will be able to use the knowledge and skills relevant to the curriculum and to use them in certain situations, which include oral and written business communication, and analysis of reports and translation of professional texts.
||Staff development and training, Expressing personal opinions, Comparison of adjectives, Making suggestions; Job descriptions and job satisfaction, Forming questions; Letters of enquiry and applications, Asking complex questions; Telephone skills, Structuring a talk; Promotional activities and branding, Brainstorming; New product development, Expressing purpose; A stand at a trade fair, Forming questions; Establishing relationships and negotiating, First conditional; Going it alone, Tenses in time clauses; Financing the start-up, Second conditional; Starting up in a new location, Contrasting ideas; Presenting your business idea, Modal verbs; Business hotels and sales conferences, Expressing criticism (modal perfects); Business conferences, Reports, Using the passive; Business meetings, Too and enough; New technologies and change, Used to for past actions, The definite article; Using the Internet, A staff survey, Reported speech; Offshoring and outsourcing, Expressing causes; Customer loyalty, Relative pronouns; Communication with customers, Corresponding with customers, Expressing results; A business seminar, Expressions followed by –ing forms.
|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.
||Brook-Hart, G. (2006). Business Benchmark, Upper-Intermediate, Student’s Book, Cambridge University Press;
Johnson, C. (2000). Market Leader Banking and Finance, Pearson Education Limited;
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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