cod. 1006105

Academic year 2014/15
1° year of course - Second semester
Academic discipline
Lingua e traduzione - lingua inglese (L-LIN/12)
A scelta dello studente
Type of training activity
Student's choice
63 hours
of face-to-face activities
9 credits
hub: PARMA
course unit
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Learning objectives

a.Knowledge and understanding:: to allow students to express in a correct English business language and to use it
b. Applying knowledge and understanding: to utilize correctly English language in business discussions and in the analysis of the conduct of the firm;
c. Making judgements: at the end of the course students should be able to evaluate the strategic behaviour of a firm;
d. Communication skills: To provide students with the tools to analyse and to discuss a particular industry in a proper way


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Course unit content

The course aims to allow Italian students to speak and to write business English in a correct and clear way.

Full programme

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Suggested readings will be singled out at the beginning of the course

Teaching methods

Practical classroom lessons.
Acquiring knowledge – utilization of English words and sentences in business discussions;
Learning to apply skills – experiments and practice
Acquiring independent evaluation skills – business cases.
Acquiring learning skills – description of topics and critical examination of cases
Acquiring technical language – at the end students should be able to utilize business English properly

Assessment methods and criteria

The logic and the practice of the final exams will be explained at the starting of the lessons

Other information

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