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TENG0104 English: Oral and Written Business Communication (CEFR B2), 3 ECTS cr. 
Code TENG0104  Validity 01.01.1950 -
Name English: Oral and Written Business Communication (CEFR B2)  Abbreviation English: Oral a 
Credits3 ECTS cr.  Date of expiry  
TypeLanguage studies Subject0004 English 
ClassCourse  Hours  
Study right   GradingPass, Fail, Grades 1-5 
Recommended timing 
   
Organisation Language Centre 

General learning material of the study object:
Author Title Year Obligatory Availability
     Munter, Mary   Guide to managerial communication effective business writing and speaking   2000  - Availability


Description
Aim 

The course provides the student with an opportunity to understand and use business written and oral communication strategies, to write English business letters and other documents and to develop awareness and understanding of cultural differences in business situations. 

Upon successful completion of the course the student should be able
1) to know about business writing, grammar and phraseology as well as spoken business communication strategies and channels
2) to write different types of business documents using appropriate communication methods
3) to know about the effects of culture on communication 
4) to use this knowledge in speaking situations involving business talk, presentations and negotiation skills
5) to achieve the level B2 of the CEFR (the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages).

 
Contents 

Lectures on oral and business communication strategies and business correspondence. Reading, analysing and writing business letters and documents. Giving presentations and practising negotiation skills. Practising phraseology and grammar.

 
Previous studies 

TENG0101 English: Reading Comprehension
TENG0102 English: Oral Skills

 
Methods 

Contact teaching, class discussion, individual, pair and group assignments. Exercises 36 h. Exam.

 
Requirements 

Active participation in class discussion, successful completion of assignments, regular class attendance.

 
More literature information and extra material 

Articles supplied by the tutor or by the students.

 
Evaluation 

Pass/fail based on completion of the course assignments.

 
Timing 

Period 3

 
Target Group 

Second-year students.

 
Tutor 

Pia Eriksson

 
Language of instruction 

English

 
Compulsory 

Optional

 


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