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ENGLISH FOR BUSINESS, ECONOMICS AND FINANCE

CODE 106686
ACADEMIC YEAR 2022/2023
CREDITS
  • 6 cfu during the 2nd year of 8706 AMMINISTRAZIONE, FINANZA E CONTROLLO (LM-77) - GENOVA
  • SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR L-LIN/12
    TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
  • SEMESTER Annual
    MODULES This unit is a module of:
    TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

    AIMS AND CONTENT

    LEARNING OUTCOMES

    The course provides the students with advanced knowledge of English managerial, economic and financial terminology commonly employed in professinal activities, technical reports and research papers. 

    AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

    Students who have finished this course should be able to work more fluidly in an Enlish-language office envronment in terms of their speaking, listening, reading and writing skills.

    TEACHING METHODS

    The course is based on in-person communication, which is why attendance, while not manditory is STRONGLY ENCOURAGED for any student wishing to successfully work in an English-language environment.

    The course is not tradtional, in that new grammar points, new usages and new topics of discussion will be introduced communicatively, with a lot of student participation expected, in an open workshop environment.

    SYLLABUS/CONTENT

     We will focus on: Networking and building relationships with a focus on working across cultures, Team building, Raising finance and financial terms, the right register for various forms of spoken and written communication.

    Students will listen to finance- and business-related podcasts as part of their homework. In the II Semester, groups of students will prepare and give an oral presentation about one of the podcasts they have heard.

    RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

    Our textbook is:

    Market Leader Upper Intermediate by David Cotton, David Falvey and Simon Kent   ISBN:  978-1-4082-3709-0

    TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

    Exam Board

    SUSAN MARIE CAMPBELL (President)

    MARCO MAZZOLI (President)

    LUCA BELTRAMETTI

    ANNA BOTTASSO

    GABRIELE CARDULLO

    SIMONE LOMBARDINI

    ELENA SEGHEZZA

    LESSONS

    LESSONS START

    TBA

    Class schedule

    All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.