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CODE 105102
ACADEMIC YEAR 2024/2025
CREDITS
LANGUAGE English
TEACHING LOCATION
  • IMPERIA
  • GENOVA
SEMESTER 2° Semester
PREREQUISITES
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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 and related communication skills.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The students will acquire specific vocabulary used in the economic and business sectors. In order to be able to participate in conversations in the fields of reference the students will also learn characteristics of international business communication.  

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

Reaching a B2 level of English and ability to communicate in business settings in English. 

 

PREREQUISITES

Having acquired a B1 level of English.

TEACHING METHODS

The module will be held in the first semester and will take place in person. Classes will be students - centered with a focus on autonomous learning, collaboration and scaffolding, and communicative group work.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

During the semester students will work mainly using material from the Internet such as TED Talks, News Sites, and vocabulary input.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Students can prepare by using Business English | British Council and by reading business sections in English language news sites.

LESSONS

LESSONS START

September 2023

Class schedule

The timetable for this course is available here: Portale EasyAcademy

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Students will be evaluated through presentations and communication tasks in which they have to negotiate a business meeting. They further have to pass a business specific vocabulary exam.

ASSESSMENT METHODS

Three types of summative assessment - vocabulary exam, presentation, communication activity.