CVABKJA2 Professional English 2

School of Business Administration in Karvina
Winter 2020
Extent and Intensity
0/0/12. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Mgr. Martina Chylková (seminar tutor)
PhDr. Janusz Karpeta, Ph.D. (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
CVABKJA2/01: Fri 16. 10. 9:45–11:20 A111, Fri 13. 11. 9:45–11:20 A111, Fri 4. 12. 9:45–11:20 A111, M. Chylková
CVABKJA2/02: Sat 17. 10. 8:05–9:40 A217, Sat 14. 11. 8:05–9:40 A217, Sat 5. 12. 8:05–9:40 A217, M. Chylková
CVABKJA2/03: Fri 16. 10. 11:25–13:00 A217, Fri 13. 11. 11:25–13:00 A217, Fri 4. 12. 11:25–13:00 A217, J. Karpeta
Prerequisites - other information about course preconditions: The course may be enrolled independently on other courses. Students may enroll part 2, if he/she successfully completed part 1, or if he/she is studying parts 1 and 2 at the same time. A student who has obtained a certificate from a foreign language with international validity, may ask for recognition according to the particular language level.
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 105 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 16/105, only registered: 0/105
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
there are 9 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
Course objectives
Course objectives: After completing the course successfully student reaches the 1st level of the B1 level (SERR). The course focuses primarily on the development of independent speaking and listening skills. Training takes the form of discussions, role playing, processing case studies and presentations. The receptive skills - listening and reading - are here to develop rapid familiarization with the text, general understanding and retrieval of detailed information. Attention is also paid to the systematic development of vocational vocabulary, comprehension and study collocations and phrases. Besides the usual language skills, students deepen their searching skills for thematic information on the Internet. Moreover, they extend the ability to work independently with interactive learning materials (DVD-ROM - including audio and video recordings).
  • 1. Advertising, Buying and selling
    2. Negotiating, Comparatives
    3. Negotiating by email, Case study
    4. Entrepreneurs
    5. Interrupting in meeting
    6. Agendas and action minutes
    7. Kept it in the family
    8. The stock markets
    9. Trading stocks
    10. Franchising
    11. Going global
    12. Reports of recommendation, case study
    13. Summary and revision
    required literature
  • KARPETA, J. Business English 1. Karviná: SU OPF, 2013. ISBN 978-80-7248-832-2. info
  • Richardson, K. et al. The Business Pre-intermediate, Student´s book. Oxford, 2008. ISBN 978-0-230-02154-9. info
  • MURPHY, R. English Grammar In Use, A self-study reference book for intermediate student sof English. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. ISBN 0-521- 53289-2. info
    recommended literature
  • VINCE, M. New Intermediate Language Practice with key. Macmillan Education, 2007. ISBN 9781405007689. info
  • Aspinall, T., Bethel, G. Test your business vocabulary in use. Cambridge, 2007. ISBN 987-0-521-53254-9. 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
Combined exam
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
Requirements on student:
The course is finished by the course-credit.
Students will prepare a speech for the oral ongoing test to one of the above topics in the curriculum, which is evaluated by the teacher in the range from 0 to 20 points depending on the level of the speech. The written test is set at 20 points, the credit test at 60 points. Successful completion of the course is determined by obtaining at least 60 points out of 100 possible points.
ActivityDifficulty [h]
Ostatní studijní zátěž18
The course is also listed under the following terms Winter 2015, Summer 2016, Winter 2016, Summer 2017, Winter 2017, Summer 2018, Winter 2018, Summer 2019, Winter 2019, Summer 2021, Winter 2021, Summer 2022, Winter 2022, Summer 2023.
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