Course: Foreign Business Language

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Course title Foreign Business Language
Course code USE/PY026
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Šimáčková Dita, Mgr.
  • Místecká Soňa, PaedDr.
  • Čechalová Pavla, Mgr.
Course content
Visiting Company. Present Simple Active&Passive, Necessity: must, have to Useful nouns&expressions Letter of Introduction When Dream Became a Business. Past Simple Active&Passive, Regular&Irregular Verbs Useful verbs, Linking words CV, Cover Letter Feeling Changes. Future Simple, to be going to do smth. Giving advice: should Expressing opinions, agreement&disagreement, reasoning Complaint Letter Money Talks. Present Perfect Basic financial vocabulary (nouns, expressions, verbs) Response to a Complaint Letter Business Communication. Mixed Tenses Business contract basic vocabulary Useful expressions for business socializing Draft contract

Learning activities and teaching methods
Learning outcomes
This course covers essentials of business language skills and aims to encourage fluency and active use of grammar and communicative structures in oral and written ways.


Assessment methods and criteria
Recommended literature
  • Höppnerová, V., Kernerová, J. Němčina v hospodářství.
  • Pytelka, J., Irgl, V. Angličtina pro hospodářskou praxi.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Study plan (Version): Production Preparation and Management (17) Category: Mechanical engineering and mechanical production 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Winter