CVABPEN1 Foreign Language Course - English 1

School of Business Administration in Karvina
Summer 2020
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
PhDr. Krystyna Heinz (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Martina Chylková (seminar tutor)
PhDr. Janusz Karpeta, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Svatopluk Staniek (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Jaroslava Hošková (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Martina Chylková
Department of Tourism and Leisure Activities - School of Business Administration in Karvina
Timetable of Seminar Groups
CVABPEN1/01: Thu 8:05–9:40 VE230, J. Hošková
CVABPEN1/02: Thu 9:45–11:20 VE230, J. Hošková
Prerequisites (in Czech)
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 40 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 3/40, only registered: 0/40
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
  • 1. Gaining experience ? Internships abroad
    Giving personal details. The time. Dates. Present Simple. Adverbs of frequency. Prepositions of time. Presentation relating to internships.
    2. Gaining experience ? Meeting people and making conversation
    Expressions for meeting people and making conversation. Greetings and introduction. Making small talk. At an international conference.
    3. Customer satisfaction ? Customer service
    Keeping your customers. Good customer service. Present continuous. Requests. Offers of help. Invitations.
    4. Customer satisfaction ? Contacting customers ? Telephoning, formal letters and emails
    Collocations relating to customer service. Verbs and expressions relating to telephoning. Formal letters and emails. Starting and signing off.
    5. Job interviews and career ? Job application
    Job search. Getting your dream job. Answering questions about your CV. Adjectives to describe your personality. Collocations relating to job-seeking. Past tenses. Expressions for interviews.
    6. Job interviews and career ? CVs
    Information included in a CV. Order of information. Expressing information in a dynamic way. CVs to give a good impression.
    required literature
  • ALLISON, J. and P. EMMERSON. The Business Pre-intermediate, Student´s book. London: Macmillan, 2014. ISBN 978-0-230-43780-7. info
  • KARPETA, J. Business English 1. Karviná: SU OPF, 2013. ISBN 978-80-7248-832-2. info
    recommended literature
  • CHYLKOVÁ, Martina. English Grammar Workbook (Professional English 1-3). Karviná: Slezská univerzita v Opavě, Obchodně podnikatelská fakulta v Karviné, 2015. ISBN 978-80-7510-171-6. info
  • TURNBULL, J., 2015. Oxford Advanced Learner´s Dictionary. Oxford Advanced Learner?s Dictionary, 2015. ISBN 978-0-19-479879-2. info
  • ASPINALL, T. and G. BETHEL. Test your business vocabulary in use. Cambridge: CUP, 2007. ISBN 987-0-521-53254-9. info
  • MURPHY, R. English Grammar in Use. 3rd Edition. Cambridge: CUP, 2006. ISBN 0521537622. info
  • DYNDA, A. a E. DYNDOVÁ. Česko-anglický obchodní poradce. Praha: Pragoeduca, 2004. ISBN 80-7310-017-7. info
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
The course is also listed under the following terms Winter 2018, Summer 2019, Winter 2020, Summer 2021, Winter 2021, Summer 2022, Winter 2022, Summer 2023.
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