KKENKTK Foundations of English Business Communication 4 ECTS
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Language and communication studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Englannin kieli
Language Centre
Level B2

Learning outcomes

On completion of the module, students are expected to be able to
- understand the foundations of professional communication and apply them
- understand the differences between different styles of spoken and written English and their use
- understand the importance of critical reading with regard to written sources and practise it
- have the necessary skills to evaluate and continue developing their English language and communication skills independently
- understand and analyze the terminology and structure of a text in their own field e.g. news reports and academic articles
- summarize a text related to their field
- write a business letter
- participate efficiently in the different stages of the meeting process
- produce the written documents associated with meetings
- produce and present a project proposal
- communicate using different channels of communication (e.g. email, business letters)
- present data in various forms, including in visual form

Enrolment for University Studies

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Michael Horwood, Teacher responsible
Julie Rajala, Teacher responsible


6-Sep-2018 – 10-Dec-2018
Tutorials 52 hours
Group 1/Horwood
Thu 6-Sep-2018 - 11-Oct-2018 weekly at 14.15-15.45, PinniB ML 1084
Mon 10-Sep-2018 - 17-Sep-2018 weekly at 10.00-11.00, Mikroluokka 51/Linna
Mon 24-Sep-2018 - 8-Oct-2018 weekly at 10.00-11.00, Mikroluokka 50/Linna
Mon 22-Oct-2018 - 10-Dec-2018 weekly at 10.00-11.00, Päätalo A08
10-Dec-2018 at 11 –13 , Linna ML51
Thu 25-Oct-2018 - 29-Nov-2018 weekly at 14.15-15.45, PinniB 3110
15-Nov-2018 at 14.15 –15.45 , PinniA 1081
Group 2 / Horwood
Thu 6-Sep-2018 - 11-Oct-2018 weekly at 12.15-13.45, PinniB ML1084
Mon 10-Sep-2018 - 3-Dec-2018 weekly at 9.15-10.00, Linna ML51, Ei opetusta viikolla 42
10-Dec-2018 at 9.15 –10.45 , Mikroluokka 51/Linna
Thu 25-Oct-2018 - 29-Nov-2018 weekly at 12.15-13.45, PinniB 4117
15-Nov-2018 at 12.15 –13.45 , PinniB rh 4114
Group 3 / Rajala
Thu 6-Sep-2018 - 29-Nov-2018 weekly at 12.30-14.00, Pinni B3110
15-Nov-2018 at 12.30 –14.00 , PinniB3118
Mon 10-Sep-2018 - 3-Dec-2018 weekly at 10.00-11.00, Pinni B3110
Mon 10-Dec-2018 at 9.30-11.00, PinniB 3110
Independent work 56 hours