Included in study programs

Teaching results

- acquisition of theoretical knowledge of the characteristics and basic features of the English professional language.
- the student can characterise and identify the basic features of professional language in a text and knows the principles of the production of professional economic texts in theoretical and practical terms.
- know the basic principles of the functioning of professional language,
- the student can use receptive and productive language skills at the required level,
- understands longer speeches and conversations; understands longer professional texts with a complex structure; can express himself/herself adequately on general and professional topics and formulate ideas and attitudes clearly,
- in writing, can produce clear, well-organized, and detailed text on complex professional economic topics, demonstrating mastery of compositional techniques, connective expressions, and means of cohesion,
- use flexibly and effectively the acquired linguistic knowledge, which is essential for the student's successful application in practice, for professional purposes.
- apply the acquired skills in working with professional texts, e.g. seminar papers, final thesis, case studies,
- apply appropriate linguistic strategies related to the production of professional texts (use of appropriate lexical, stylistic, morphosyntactic devices) in the target language,
- acquiring the ability to consciously distinguish appropriate from inappropriate linguistic devices in professional economic communication (colloquial expressions, syntactically incomplete sentences, imprecise, ambivalent expressions, etc.).

Indicative content

- marketing strategies, data presentation, relationship building, advertising
- presentation, networking, communication skills
- impact of tourism on the economy, operational consulting, strategy, goals and values
- conflicts in the workplace, conflict resolution
- entrepreneurs, online entrepreneurship, start-ups
- performance evaluation, self-assessment

Support literature

Základná literatúra:
1. Dubicka, I., Rosenberg, M., O´Keeffe, M., Dignen, B., Hogan, M. (2020) Business Partner C1.
Your Employability Trainer. Harlow: Pearson Education Limited. ISBN 978-1-292-24862-2
2. Dubicka, I.O´Keeffe, M. Market Leader Advanced. Pearson Education Limited. 3rd edition.
ISBN-13: 978-1408237038
3. Trappe, T., Tullis, G. (2016) Intelligent Business Advanced. Pearson Education Limited. 2016 ISBN 978-1-4082-5597-1
4. MacKenzie, I. (2010) English for Business Studies. A course for Business Studies and Economics students. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010. ISBN 978-0-521-74341-9 Doplňujúca literatúra:
1. Allison, J., Appleby, R., Chazal de, E. (2009) The Business Advanced. Oxford: Macmillan.
ISBN 978-0-230-02151-8
2. Baade, K., Holloway, Ch., Hughes, J., Scrivener, J., Turner, R. (2018) Business Results.
Advanced. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2nd edition. ISBN 978-0-19-473906-1.
3. Financial Times,
4. The Economist

Requirements to complete the course

Activity at seminars – 20 %
Assessment of homework -10 %
The result of a final exam – 70 %

Student workload

78h (participation in seminars 26 h, preparation for seminars 26 h, preparation for the exam 26 h)

Language whose command is required to complete the course

English language

Date of approval: 11.12.2021

Date of the latest change: 08.05.2022