English for Business

[English for Business] Syllabus

[First Semester]      2018/2019

Instructor Information

Instructor

Email

Office Location & Hours

[Dr.Munir Abbas]

[Email address]

[Location, Hours, Days]

General Information

Description

English for Business: Is designed for both pre-work students and those already working with a core of fourteen lessons plus additional resource sections. The four skills of listening, speaking, writing and reading are developed throughout each unit within professional contexts. Emphasis is on developing the life skills students need to deal with situations that they will encounter in the job market. University student, regardless of their major, will immediately be motivated by the opportunity to prepare for the job market as they practice their English language skills in the many scenarios.

Expectations and Goals

English for Business: is specially designed for university students at the intermediate level who want to use their English for International Communication in professional contexts. It aims to empower students with the language and life skills they need to carry out their career goals. To this end, it provides ample opportunities for students to build awareness and practice the language in real-life scenarios. Its integrated skills approach develops the student’s self-confidence to survive and succeed in professional and social encounters within an English-speaking global community.

 

Language(s) of Instruction:                  English                Textbook(s) Language(s)        Englis

Course Materials

Required Text

-                   English for Business – Josephine O’Brien – Thomson Heinle Course Schedule

 Course Schedule

 

Week

Topic

Reading

Exercises

1

 

Time to make a decision

 

 

2

 

Following through

 

 

3

 

Filling out forms

 

 

4

 

Preparing your resume/CV

 

 

5

 

Final, it’s time for the interview

 

 

6

 

Have you got what it takes?

 

 

7

 

How do you do it?

 

 

8

 

Sales have increased by 20%

 

 

9

 

Dealing with the customer

 

 

10

 

Dealing with complaints

 

 

11

 

Buying and selling on the Internet

 

 

12

 

Telling the world about your product

 

 

13

 

Brands

 

 

14

 

Keeping a record of personal expenses

 

 

15

 

Managing expenses

 

 

16

 

Cultural issues & ethical trading

 

 

Testing Schedule

test

Date

Subject

Reading

Type

language

% of final grade

Quizz 1

27/10

 

 

MCQ/written

English

10

Quizz 2

8/12

 

 

MCQ/written

English

10

Activity

29/12

 

 

 

 

10

Final Exam

5/1/2019

 

 

MCQ/written

English

70

 

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