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Title: INTRODUCTION Business English I


1
Welcome!
2
Welcome!
3
Business English I (2015/16) Teacher Višnja
Kabalin Borenic Group 1_3_GAC-JUK
  • Lecture
  • Mon 14.00 15.30 lecture hall 06
  • Seminars
  • Tue 08.30 10.00 (3_1 Gac-Hrg) LH 22
  • Tue 14.00 15.30 (3_2 Hrk-Juk) LH 02

4
GOOGLE CLASSROOM
  • Join my Google classroom Poslovni engleski 1
    using your official faculty e-mail account
    xy_at_net.efzg.hr
  • Unique class code ljf6xe
  • Helpful video tutorials on getting
    started https//support.google.com/edu/classroom/
    ?hlentopic6020269 https//www.youtube.com/watch
    ?vNIfXzJMLsMQ
  • PDF Resource Bank1 is already waiting for you in
    the ABOUT section

5
Teacher Višnja Kabalin Borenic e-mail
vkborenic_at_efzg.hr web site
Tries too hard to involve all students! Anonymous
Student survey 2012
Make name tags and always bring them to class!
6
Teacher Višnja Kabalin Borenic e-mail
vkborenic_at_efzg.hr web www.efzg.hr/vkabalin
  • Office hours Mon 1530 1630 (01 238 3205)
  • Tue 1530 1630 (01 238 3205)
  • Department of Business Foreign Languages, room 16
  • Head of Department Višnja Kabalin Borenic
  • Dept. secretary Ivanka Dvoržak (shares X-card
    office)
  • Student tutor Nikolina Jurjevic
  • Contact njurjevic_at_net.efzg.hr
  • Hours Wed 15.00 (by appointment)

7
Academic terms (group work volunteers)
  • Srednja škola?
  • University degrees
  • Students
  • Courses
  • Faculty (Teaching staff)
  • Exams
  • Papers

8
Academic terms (more in RB, pp 8-9)
  • (grammar / comprehensive / secondary
    school gymnasium)
  • Degrees Bachelors, Masters, Doctors
  • Students - undergraduate or graduate,
    first-year
  • part-time or full-time - a major
  • Faculty professors, lecturers, assistants
  • Courses teach taught - taught
  • compulsory, mandatory vs. elective, optional
  • take a course in, read, enroll on, attend,
    participate in learn learnt - learnt
  • Exams - final, written, oral, mid-term, quiz
  • sign up for an exam, apply for, take, pass, fail
  • Papers - write a paper on monetary policy,
    submit a paper, hand in a paper, grade a paper

9
University Essentials (RB, pp 6-11)
  • ?PAIRWORK Handout (RB, pp 6-7)
  • HW complete pp 6-9
  • Say this in English
  • 1. Studiram ekonomiju / poslovnu ekonomiju.
  • 2. Ovaj semestar slušam Poslovni engleski I,
    Osnove ekonomije,
  • 3. I redovni i izvanredni studenti bi trebali
    pohadati predavanja, a narocito seminare.
  • 4. Ako prodem kolokvije necu morati polagati
    završni ispit.

10
INTRODUCTION Business English I
  • Information for Students
  • (on my website and Google classroom)

11
Textbooks
  • MacKenzie, I. (2009) English for Business
    Studies
  • 3rd edition, CUP
  • Resource Bank I 2015/16
  • (get a PDF file from me today,
  • download it from my Google classroom
  • OR get a bound photocopy wherever)

12
Course aims
  • develop business communication skills (written
    and oral)
  • acquire specialist vocabulary (on selected
    business topics)
  • encourage critical thinking (analysis,
    synthesis, foreseeing, deducing, selecting)
  • understand styles the difference between
    written/spoken language and formal/informal
    language
  • learn to use dictionaries, other reference
    material

13
Course contents
  • Topics
  • Basics - economics vs. economy
  • types of economies
  • economic sectors
  • Public Private Sector ( role of the state,
    taxation, privatisation) ( entrepreneurship,
    types of businesses)
  • Company Structure Management
  • ( work motivation, labour relations,
    recruitment)
  • Marketing ( advertising, market research,
    brands...)
  • SEE Resource bank, introductory pages
    (Course contents, RB contents)

14
Course contents (cont.)
  • Business communication skills
  • Notetaking note-making
  • Presenting
  • Paragraphing
  • Business correspondence
  • Employers and Public Favor Graduates Who Can
    Communicate, Survey Finds
  • Dan Berrett The Chronicle of Higher Education, 18
    Sep 2013

15
  • American adults and employers want colleges to
    produce graduates who can think critically and
    creatively, and can communicate orally and in
    writing.
  • Survey results support the conclusions of a poll
    of employers that the Association of American
    Colleges and Universities released earlier this
    year students should learn to think critically,
    communicate clearly, and solve complex problems.
  • http//chronicle.com/article/EmployersPublic-Favor
    /141679/

16
  • In a world where young people communicate by
    text messages, new employees must LEARN the
    skills that will help them make a sales pitch or
    a presentation to a board.
  • Marcy L. Reed
  • Massachusetts president of National Grid
  • (a gas and electric utility)
  • http//chronicle.com/article/Employers-Want-Broadl
    y/138453/

17
Course requirements
  • 1 attendance and class participation
  • 2 passing progress tests (2 BC presentation)
  • 3 final oral exam
  • or
  • attendance and class participation
  • passing a comprehensive exam
  • final oral exam

18
Tentative progress test dates
  • 1st progress test mid Nov 2015
  • 2nd progress test mid Jan 2016
  • presentations Nov - Dec 2015 (seminars)
  • oral exam from mid Jan 2016
  • Precise dates to be announced (TBA) timely.
  • More info on test (types of exercises...) later.

19
Important!!!
  • If you fail the first progress test, you can
    still take the second test, but the total score
    in both tests must be higher than 60 .
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