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Insegnamento a.a. 2019-2020

20639 - ENGLISH PREPARATORY COURSE / ENGLISH PREPARATORY COURSE

Tutti i corsi / All Programs
Centro linguistico / Language Centre

Vai alle classi / Go to class group/s: 1

M (II sem. - P) - IM (II sem. - P) - MM (II sem. - P) - AFC (II sem. - P) - CLELI (II sem. - P) - ACME (II sem. - P) - DES-ESS (II sem. - P) - EMIT (II sem. - P) - GIO (II sem. - P) - DSBA (II sem. - P) - PPA (II sem. - P) - FIN (II sem. - P)
Docente responsabile dell'insegnamento / Course Director:
RICHARD NICHOLAS

Classi / Classes: 1 (II sem.)
Docenti responsabili delle classi / Instructors:
Classe/Class 1: DERMOT COSTELLO


Mission e Programma sintetico / Mission & Content Summary
MISSION

The aim of the course is to bring the student up to a Business B2 level, which means they can: • understand the main points in current affairs or of personal interest. • follow with ease a discussion in his/her field of specialization. • understand texts written in business language. • write basic business letters and reports • produce a simple text about professional situations. • convey information both written and orally • express personal opinions and reasons.

PROGRAMMA SINTETICO / CONTENT SUMMARY

The course is divided into core topics. Around these topics students will practice and develop the appropriate skills expected at this level.

  • Starting a business
  • Advertising
  • Branding
  • Management
  • Ethical economics
  • Training
  • The work place
  • Company benefits
  • New business and the future
  • Recruitment

Risultati di Apprendimento Attesi (RAA) / Intended Learning Outcomes (ILO)
CONOSCENZA E COMPRENSIONE / KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING
Al termine dell'insegnamento, lo studente sarà in grado di... / At the end of the course student will be able to...
  • understand brief, authentic texts on familiar business topics;
  • understand the main points, important details, and key words when people are speaking naturally;
  • use  common structures of English appropriately to produce long and  short written texts.

The course takes into account the fact that the students are learning the language for use in professional situations (Business English).

CAPACITA' DI APPLICARE CONOSCENZA E COMPRENSIONE / APPLYING KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING
Al termine dell'insegnamento, lo studente sarà in grado di... / At the end of the course student will be able to...
  • Understand brief, authentic texts on familiar business topics;
  • Understand the main points, important details, and key words when people are speaking naturally;
  • Use  common structures of English appropriately to produce long and  short written texts.

 

The course takes into account the fact that the students are learning the language for use in professional situations (Business English).


Modalità didattiche / Teaching methods
  • Face-to-face lectures
  • Exercises (exercises, database, software etc.)
  • Individual assignments
  • Interactive class activities (role playing, business game, simulation, online forum, instant polls)
DETTAGLI / DETAILS
  • Face-to-face lecture: these will be conducted by the professor who is assigned to the course
  • Exercises (Exercises, database, software etc.): these will be selected at the consent of the professor  from the materials available to them
  • Individual assignments: these will be assigned by the professor during the 1st Interactive class activities : role playing and simulation activities

Metodi di valutazione dell'apprendimento / Assessment methods
STUDENTI FREQUENTANTI E NON FREQUENTANTI / ATTENDING AND NOT ATTENDING STUDENTS

There is no final exam.


Materiali didattici / Teaching materials
STUDENTI FREQUENTANTI E NON FREQUENTANTI / ATTENDING AND NOT ATTENDING STUDENTS

Textbooks:

  • John Hughes, Total Business 2 student’s book Summertime Publishing.
  • In addition to professor’s own materials.
Last change 06/06/2019 10:16