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Business English

Module name (EN): Business English
Degree programme: Electrical Engineering, Master, ASPO 01.10.2005
Module code: E710
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 2V (2 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 2
Semester: 7
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:
Presentation and written exam, 120 min

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
E710 Electrical Engineering, Master, ASPO 01.10.2005, semester 7, optional course
30 class hours (= 22.5 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 60 hours (equivalent to 2 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 37.5 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Christine Sick
Marina Hefti, M.A.

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Learning outcomes:
Students will continue to develop their general verbal skills in English as well as acquainting themselves with practically relevant aspects of business English. Students will begin by using technically relevant English-language materials to become acquainted with the way in which business and companies are structured and organized in English-speaking countries. They will also be introduced to specific, career-relevant problems and will have the chance to practice company and project presentations in English.

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Module content:
I. Types and organizational structures of companies
II. Basic financial terminology (bookkeeping, financial reporting, etc.)
III. Presentations based on specific case studies
IV. Grammar revision (as necessary)

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Teaching methods/Media:
A selection of language teaching and learning materials appropriate to the target group (print, visual aids, audio, video and software)

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Recommended or required reading:
A list of recommended reading materials will be distributed.

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