CVABKAJ4 English for Academic Purposes 4

School of Business Administration in Karvina
Winter 2021
Extent and Intensity
0/0/12. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Mgr. Jaroslava Hošková (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
PhDr. Janusz Karpeta, Ph.D.
Department of Tourism and Leisure Activities - School of Business Administration in Karvina
Contact Person: PhDr. Janusz Karpeta, Ph.D.
Timetable of Seminar Groups
CVABKAJ4/01: Fri 24. 9. 11:25–13:00 A217, Fri 22. 10. 11:25–13:00 A217, Fri 26. 11. 11:25–13:00 A217, J. Hošková
Prerequisites (in Czech)
FAKULTA ( OPF ) && TYP_STUDIA ( B ) && FORMA ( K ) && ( CVABKAJ2 Professional English 2 || CVABPAJ2 Professional English 2 )
Student si může zapsat část 4., má-li splněny části 1., 2. a 3., případně studuje-li současně části 3. a 4.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.

The capacity limit for the course is 25 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 1/25, only registered: 0/25
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The goal of the subject is to deepen the knowledge of general English and to introduce Professional English in common situations in professional environment to enable students to be ready for successful entering international labour market. All language skills are developed - speaking, reading, listening, and writing, with the emphasis to speaking.
Learning outcomes
After completing the course students will be able to use vocabulary needed for economics, banks and money, market, marketing, employment/unemployment, to specify terms of macroeconomics and microeconomics, to describe current trends, to explain the organizational structure of the CNB and its role, to name some types of money, market principles, to specify marketing mix, market research, to clarify the main features of employment and unemployment in the CR.
  • 1. Economics ? firm, employment, unemployment
    Macroeconomics. Microeconomics. Terms related to economics. Describing trends. Passive voice.
    2. Banks
    The Czech National Bank and its functions. Legal status. Organizational structure. Bank activities and operations. Bank products.
    3. Money
    Types of money. Terms related to money. Interest rate. Trends. Financial markets.
    4. Market
    What is market? Market elements ? demand, supply, price. Functions of a market. Competition. Costs.
    5. Marketing
    What is marketing? Marketing mix. Marketing plan and strategies. International marketing.
    6. Employment
    Inflation and employment. Work and employment. Jobs and terms related to jobs. Working time. Remuneration. Job benefits.
    7. Unemployment
    Types and causes. Unemployment rate. Unemployment benefits. Unemployment and inflation.
    required literature
  • CHYLKOVÁ, Martina and Janusz KARPETA. Cizojazyčná příprava AJ4 (Language preparation AJ4). Karviná: SU OPF, 2018. 160 pp. info
  • KAFTAN, M. New English in Economics. 1. Díl. Praha, 2010. ISBN 979-80-246-1807-4. info
  • KAFTAN, M. New English in Economics. 2. Díl. Praha, 2010. ISBN 978-80-246-1809-8. info
    recommended literature
  • Aspinall, T., Bethel, G. Test your business vocabulary in use. Cambridge, 2007. ISBN 987-0-521-53254-9. info
  • ALLISON, J., EMMERSON, P. The Business Intermediate. Student's Book. Oxford: Macmillan Education, 2007. ISBN 978-1-4050-8185-6. info
  • Bürger, J. Velký ekonomický slovník anglicko-český/ česko-anglický. Plzeň, 2007. ISBN 978-80-7238-639-0. info
  • Dynda, A., Dyndová, E. Česko-anglický obchodní poradce. Praha, 2004. ISBN 80-7310-017-7. info
Teaching methods
Skills demonstration
Assessment methods
Active involvement in seminars ongoing test - written 20 points presentation 20 points credit test 60 points 60% is needed to pass the course
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: Seminář 12 HOD/SEM.
Teacher's information
ActivityDifficulty [h]
Ostatní studijní zátěž18
The course is also listed under the following terms Winter 2014, Summer 2015, Winter 2015, Summer 2016, Winter 2016, Summer 2017, Winter 2017, Summer 2018, Winter 2018, Summer 2019, Winter 2019, Summer 2020, Winter 2020, Summer 2021.
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