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English for Economics - Economische vaktaal Engels

3 ECTS credits
90 h study time

Offer 2 with catalog number 1015106ANR for all students in the 2nd semester at a (A) Bachelor - preliminary level.

Information about this course is applicable on academic year 2017-2018.

Semester
2nd semester
Enrollment based on exam contract
Impossible
Grading method

Grading (scale from 0 to 20)

Can retake in second session
Yes
Taught in
English
Faculty
Academic Language Centre
Responsible organisation
Academic Center for Language Education
Educational Team:
  • Hanneke VANHELLEMONT
  • Rachel NYE
  • Britt GABRIËLS
  • Voorzitter ACTO (course titular)
    Activities and contact hours
    • 52 contact hours Seminar, Exercises or Practicals
    • 40 contact hours Independent or External Form of Study
    Course content

    REGULAR PROGRAMME

    1. Focus on vocabulary. Exercises followed by consolidation through reading, discussion and group work, dealing with themes such as corporate strategy and structure, marketing, globalization, etc.

    2. Reading and discussing subject-specific texts.

    3. Developing presentation skills in English.

    4. Remedial grammar activities (where applicable).
     

    PROGRAMME FOR WORKING STUDENTS

    1. Focus on vocabulary, dealing with themes such as corporate strategy and structure, marketing, globalization, etc.

    2. Reading of subject-specific texts.

    Course material
    • Handbook (Required): Business English Handbook. Advanced., The whole of business in one book., Paul Emmerson, Oxford: MacMillan, 978-1-4050-8605-9, 2007
    • Digital course material (Required): Additional material will be published on PointCarré.
    Additional info

    Additional information will be provided at the start of the semester.

    Programme Objectives

    Algemene competenties

    REGULAR PROGRAMME

    - To consolidate and expand the previously acquired knowledge of English, both general and specific.
    - To provide students with the tools to read and understand subject-specific texts.
    - To stimulate students to reflect critically on subject-specific material and to formulate arguments to support their opinions.
    - To develop presentation skills.
    - To extend students' range of vocabulary, both general and subject-specific.

    PROGRAMME FOR WORKING STUDENTS

    - To consolidate and expand the previously acquired knowledge of English, both general and specific.
    - Specific text reading, vocabulary building (both general vocabulary and subject-specific).

    Grading

    The final grade is composed based on the following categories:

    • Oral Exam determines 50% of the final mark.
    • Written Exam determines 50% of the final mark.

    Within the Oral Exam category, the following assignments need to be completed:

    oral exam with a relative weight of 1 which comprises 50% of the final mark.

    Note: oral exam / mondeling examen

    Within the Written Exam category, the following assignments need to be completed:

    written exam with a relative weight of 1 which comprises 50% of the final mark.

    Note: writte exam / schriftelijk examen

    Additional info with regard to grading

    Further details will be provided at the start of the semester.

    Bijkomende informatie wordt aangereikt in het begin van het semester.