Business News 2
(Üzleti hírek 2) in spring 2015
, Mon 10:00–11:30
seminar, 30 h/term; strong prereq: BBN-ANG-001
description & set texts
This course aims to focus on how business news relevant to everyday life is presented in today’s English-speaking media. A further aim is to practice and expand business English vocabulary (see also the course on Business English Vocabulary) and grammar both in speaking and writing through using recent newspaper and magazine articles as well as other types of multimedia material.
Language areas covered: development of reading and listening skills, oral presentation skills, argumentative writing skills, textual coherence and the expansion of vocabulary in specific content areas (such as globalization and green issues; trade, advertising and marketing; finance; management and human resources, intercultural relations, etc.). Book is to be continued.
requirements & assessment
Requirements: regular participation and preparation for classes, oral presentations, argumentative essays and short written tasks.
Assessment will be based on 2 tests, presentations, written work (3 short articles or translations and a longer one) as well as attendance.