Course syllabus AJB2-4 - English B2 Level - Module 4 (ŠAVŠ - SS 2016/2017)


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Course title: English B2 Level - Module 4
Semester: SS 2016/2017
Course supervisor: Mgr. Pavlína Příbramská
Supervising department: Department of Languages and Intercultural Competences (ŠAVŠ)
Prerequisites for registration: English B2 Level - Module 2 or English B2 Level - Module 3 or Foreign Language I - English or Cizí jazyk I - anglický jazyk or Foreign Language I - English or Foreign Language I - English
Time allowance: full-time, 0/4 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
part-time, 0/20 (lectures per period / seminars per period)
Type of study: usual, consulting
Form of teaching: seminar
Mode of completion and credits: Fulfillment of requirements (4 credits), Classified fulfillment of requirements (4 credits)
Course objective:
The students will improve and extend their vocabulary of general and business English, get familiar with new business topics, acquire the corresponding vocabulary. They will also develop their knowledge of grammar structures. The emphasis is on the language skills training.
 
Course methods: seminar
 
Course content:
1.Sales (allowance 0/16)
 
a.Trade fairs ans sales visits
b.The passive
c.Short talk about trade fairs and sales visits
d.Message summarising a phone conversation

2.Motivation (allowance 0/16)
 
a.Motivational factors at work
b.The -ing form
c.Interview and presentation on skills and motivations
d.Letter requesting information

3.Customer service (allowance 0/16)
 
a.Business guide to a customer service, after-sale service
b.Third conditional and past modals
c.Short talk about customer service
d.Memo reporting on a problem

4.Revision (allowance 0/8)
 
a.Revision of units 10-12

 
Learning outcomes and competences:
After completing the course, student will be able to:
 
-will give basic information about studies and jobs, will present the information on a topic of the module
-will know and apply the grammar and lexical units included in the module, will use and apply required vocabulary in everyday situations
-will understand a short listening (telephone call, business conversation), will make notes and interpret the key information
-will write a piece of writing (report, business letter) will keep the genre, length and structure

Teaching methods and workload (hours of workload):
Type of teaching methodDaily attendanceCombined form
Direct teaching
     Attendance of courses/seminars/tutorials48 h20 h
     Consultations with teacher (part-time form of study)0 h4 h
Self-study
     Course reading and ongoing preparation22 h46 h
     Ongoing evaluation7 h7 h
     Composing of individual (seminar) work7 h7 h
     Composing of presentation14 h14 h
     Preparation for final test14 h14 h
Total112 h112 h
 
Assessment methods:
Requirement typeDaily attendanceCombined form
Active lecture/seminar/workshop/tutorial participation4 %4 %
Term paper22 %22 %
Presentation22 %22 %
Mid-term test(s)10 %10 %
Final test34 %34 %
E - support in Moodle8 %8 %
Total100 %100 %
 
Course completion:
To complete the module successfully, it is recommended that students participate at 60% of lessons. In order to get the 4 points (2 points from the Czech teacher and 2 points from the native speaker) for attendance students must actively participate at 60% of the lessons excluding the terms of tests and examinations. Students can also obtain 8 points for completing 20 exercises in the e-support Moodle. In the exercises that the students choose, they must achieve a grade of 60% or higher.
In the full time form of study the partial and final e-test are set by the Czech lecturer; the writing test and oral examination are set by the native speaker.
In the combined form of study all the tests are set by the module lecturer with the exception of the final e-test.
 
Support for combined/distance forms of study:
Free sources available on the document server in the AIS. E-support learning materials in Moodle.
 
Reading list:
Basic:
O'DRISCOLL, N. -- SCOTT-BARRETT, F. BEC Vantage Masterclass.: Upper Intermediate. Course Book. 1st ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003. 158 p. ISBN 0-19-453197-X.
O DRISCOLL, N. BEC Vantage Masterclass. Upper Intermediate Workbook. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003. 96 p. ISBN 0-19-453181-3.

Recommended:
MASCULL, B. Business Vocabulary in Use. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002. 176 p. ISBN 0-521-77529-9.
EMMERSON, P. Essential Business Grammar Builder+CD.: For Class and self Study. 1st ed. Oxford: Macmillan, 2006. 176 p. ISBN 978-1-4050-7048-5.
MURPHY, R. English Grammar in Use..
PRODROMOU, L. Grammar and Vocabulary for first Certificate. 12th ed. Edinburgh: Longman, 2007. 319 p. ISBN 0-582-40018-X.

Study plans:
B-EM-FAM Business Administration and Financial Management, part-time form, initial academic year WS 2015/2016
B-EM-FAM Business Administration and Financial Management, full-time form, initial academic year WS 2015/2016
B-EM-BAS Business Administration and Sales, full-time form, initial academic year WS 2015/2016
B-EM-BAL Business Administration and Operations, Logistics and Quality Management, part-time form, initial academic year WS 2015/2016
B-EM-BAS Business Administration and Sales, part-time form, initial academic year WS 2015/2016
B-EM-BAL Business Administration and Operations, Logistics and Quality Management, full-time form, initial academic year WS 2015/2016
 
Run in the period of: WS 2018/2019, SS 2017/2018, WS 2017/2018, WS 2016/2017, SS 2015/2016, WS 2015/2016   (and older)
Course tutor: Stephen Mark Bauer, BBA (examiner, instructor)
Mgr. Pavlína Bečanová (examiner, instructor)
Mgr. Martina Fousková (examiner, instructor)
Mgr. Miluše Löffelmannová (examiner, instructor)
Mgr. Pavlína Příbramská (examiner, instructor, supervisor)
Teaching language: Czech
Room: Mladá Boleslav


Last modification made by Ing. Zuzana Hejhalová on 01/31/2017.

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