UCJANGBP53 Business English

Faculty of Philosophy and Science in Opava
Winter 2023
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
PhDr. Diana Adamová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
PhDr. Diana Adamová, Ph.D.
Institute of Foreign Languages - Faculty of Philosophy and Science in Opava
Timetable of Seminar Groups
UCJANGBP53/A: Wed 9:45–11:20 M8, D. Adamová
Basic skills with MS Word.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The course is focused on practical skills in business English with a focus on formal knowledge and language skills. The aim is to get acquainted with the functioning of the company and to gain knowledge of business communication. Emphasis is put on carefulness, correct form, language acceptance, and factual accuracy.
Learning outcomes
The student will be able to:
- understand business and employment information in both spoken and written form;
- write a business letter, application, complaint;
- address common business process issues.
  • 1. Business Organizations and Company Structures
  • 2. Business Etiquette
  • 3. Recruitment
  • 4. Writing CV and Letter of Application
  • 5. Job Interviews
  • 6. Money Matters
  • 7. Correspondence
  • 8. Telephoning
  • 9. Giving a Successful Presentation
  • 10. Meetings
  • 11. Negotiations
  • 12. Production and Advertising
    required literature
  • Mascul, B. (2005). Business vocabulary in use: intermediate. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Allison, J., P. Emmerson and A. Meehan. (2013). The business 2.0: B1+ intermediate. Oxford: Macmillan.
    recommended literature
  • Badger, I. (2003). Everyday business English. Harlow: Longman.
Teaching methods
Assessment methods
Written assignment, presentation.
Compulsory attendance at seminars min. 75%.
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is also listed under the following terms Winter 2020, Winter 2021, Winter 2022.
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