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CODE 103995
ACADEMIC YEAR 2023/2024
CREDITS
LANGUAGE English
TEACHING LOCATION
  • LA SPEZIA
SEMESTER 1° Semester
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

The Business English module is intended to provide a B2 level of the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference) with a special regard to the language of economics and business.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The student will acquire the lexical and structural elements used in the economic and business sectors and in order to be able to participate in conversations in the fields of reference.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

Reaching a B2 level of English.

PREREQUISITES

Having acquired a B1 level of English.

The B1 level of English must be certified when registering by uploading an approved and valid B1 or superior certificate to the webpage of the Linguistic skills development sector of the University. Alternatively students must pass the University's B1 level English language Assessment Test.

TEACHING METHODS

The module will be held in the first semester and will take place at the University Campus in La Spezia.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

During the semester students will work mainly using material from internet sites and articles from newspapers and magazines that will be uploaded regularly on the Teams platform at the end of each lesson.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

CLAIRE MARIE O'NEILL (President)

LESSONS

LESSONS START

September 2023

Class schedule

The timetable for this course is available here: Portale EasyAcademy

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

The exam will be written and oral at a B2 level. The written exam consists of reading comprehenion and definition matching, vocabulary exercises. The oral exam will consist of a conversation on the topics covered in class and present in the material uploaded on Teams. 

ASSESSMENT METHODS

Written and oral.

Exam schedule

Data Ora Luogo Degree type Note
21/12/2023 09:00 LA SPEZIA Scritto + Orale
07/02/2024 09:00 LA SPEZIA Scritto + Orale
06/06/2024 10:00 LA SPEZIA Scritto + Orale
05/09/2024 15:00 LA SPEZIA Scritto + Orale

FURTHER INFORMATION

The lecturer can be contacted by email for appointments: clairemarie.oneill@edu.unige.it