KKENKTK Foundations of English Business Communication 4 ECTS
Periods
Period I Period II Period II Period IV
Language of instruction
English
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

Teachers

Teaching

Tutorials 52 hours
Independent work 56 hours