cod. 1006105

Academic year 2015/16
2° 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

The course is aimed at providing students with the key business language necessary to understand and participate in an international work environment.
The syllabus focuses on different language skills: grammar, vocabulary, reading, listening, speaking, writing.
The course will also deal with functional language (summarising, presenting, negotiating, taking part in meetings) and cultural awareness (ability to understand and deal with cultural differences)


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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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Trappe, T., Tullis, G. (2005) Intelligent Business, Intermediate, Business English, Longman. Coursebook with styleguide booklet and Workbook with audio CD.

A series of readings and materials will be made available or indicated on the Elly platform.

Teaching methods

Classroom lessons.
Practical lessons.
Use of audiovisual material.
Group/pair work.

Assessment methods and criteria

Evaluation of the knowledge and skills acquired during the course will be carried out by means of a written test and oral examination at the end of the academic year.
Further indications will be given during the course.

Other information

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