The course is included in these curricula and study modules

<a href="/en/curricula/301000/2021-2022/670">Business administration 2021 - Professional communication - foundation studies</a>

The course takes place in period

  • 3 (2022-01-01 to 2022-03-13)
  • 4 (2022-03-14 to 2022-07-31)

Level/category

Professional studies

Teaching language

English

Type of course

Compulsory

Cycle/level of course

First

Recommended year of study

1

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

In this study unit, the following competence /
competencies are in focus:

  • the ability to work / function confidently in
    various routine professional speech situations.
  • the ability to process authentic reading and
    understand English text.
  • use the language fluently in speech and writing
    for different purposes, with emphasis on your own
    industry area.

To achieve this, you need to have a proficiency of
at least B1.1 in English according to the CEFR
scale.

Learning outcomes

Divided into knowledge, skills and attitudes...
After completing the study unit, you have

Knowledge - what you know

  • you have knowledge of your industry language and
    know how to develop it.
  • you have knowledge of academic writing,
    reference systems and report structure.

Skills - what you can do

  • can tell about your own industry and yourself in
    speech and text
  • understand spoken standard language
  • participate in conversations and handle customer
    service situations
  • write typical documents for the industry and
    academic text in English

Attitude

  • you are careful to follow the norms and
    etiquette of the language in speech and writing

Course contents

Teaching and exercises in:

  • expressing oneself objectively and appropriately
    even on subjective topics. oral communication.
  • academic writing, reference systems and report
    structure.
  • identifying, formulating and expressing their
    skills and experience.
  • giving presentations.

Previous course names

Englsh 5 ects (2013-2021 Business administration)

Additional information

Students are required to submit all assignments
and coursework tasks for assessment to pass the
course. The course
grade is based on continual assessment, and the
completion of all tasks and assignments
submitted (80%) and activity/participation (20%)
in classes. There is no final exam.

Recommended or required reading

Course material will be found in Itslearning

Recommended course book:
Business Communication. Krizan, Merrier, Jones.
(Thomson South-Western 6th edition ISBN 0-324-
22536-9)

Other literature:
The Good Grammar Guide. Richard Palmer
(Routledge Study Guides - Routledge)
Guide to Managerial Communication - Effective
Business Writing and Speaking. Mary Munter
(Prentice Hall)
Mastering Communication. Nicky Stanton
(Macmillan Master Series)
Oxford Guide to Writing & Speaking - The Key to
Effective Communication. John Seely (Oxford
University Press)
Schaum's Guide to Great Presentation Skills.
Melody Templeton, Suzanne Sparks FitzGerald
(McGraw-Hill)
Schaum's Guide to Writing great Research
Papers. Laurie Rozakis (McGraw-Hill)
Collins Cobuild English Dictionary
(HarperCollins)

Study activities

  • Lectures - 0 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 0 hours
  • Practical exercises - 0 hours
  • Small-group work - 0 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 0 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 0 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Demonstrations and proficiency exams
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

Continuous assessment of participation/activity,
all coursework exercises and tasks, and
assignments:

  • Write an effective job application with an
    introductory letter and associated CV.
  • Write an analysis or a summary of a topic
    related to your own field.
  • Hold a formal presentation on a topic related to
    your own area.
  • Write a structured report on a topic related to
    your own field or learning

To pass the course the student should pass the
following examinations:
Examination 1 ....
Examination 2.... etc.
(examinations include written examination tests,
demonstrations and presentations, reports and
produktions, essays, and also presence at
specified occasions)

The examinations contribute to the final grade as
follows: ...

Teacher

Kimberley Nigel

Examiner

Kimberley Nigel

Group size

No limit (37 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

Until date 2022-06-15

Course enrolment period

2021-12-22 to 2022-01-14

Assessment methods

  • Date will be announced later - Demonstrations and presentations
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions
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2022-01-10 08:30 - 10:00 English Professional Communication (FE, group 1) Nigel is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Join Zoom Meeting https://arcada.zoom.us/j/66995374912?from=addon Meeting ID: 669 9537 4912 Join by SIP 66995374912@109.105.112.236 66995374912@109.105.112.235 Join by H.323 109.105.112.236 109.105.112.235 Meeting ID: 669 9537 4912 Kimberley Nigel
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