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

Enrolment for University Studies


Enrolment begins 28.11.2018 23:59
Enrolment ends 19.12.2018 23:59

Teachers

Robert Hollingsworth, Teacher responsible
Robert.Hollingsworth[ät]uta.fi
Michael Horwood, Teacher responsible
Michael.Horwood[ät]uta.fi
Julie Rajala, Teacher responsible
Julie.Rajala[ät]uta.fi

Teaching

14-Jan-2019 – 25-Apr-2019
Tutorials 52 hours
Group 1/Horwood
Mon 14-Jan-2019 - 15-Apr-2019 weekly at 9.15-10.00, Mikroluokka 1084 PinniB, Ei opetusta viikolla 9
Thu 17-Jan-2019 - 21-Feb-2019 weekly at 12.15-13.45, Mikroluokka 1084 PinniB
Thu 7-Mar-2019 - 25-Apr-2019 weekly at 12.15-13.45, PinniB3111
Group 2/Holligsworth
Mon 14-Jan-2019 - 18-Feb-2019 weekly at 9-9.45, Mikroluokka 40 PinniB
Thu 17-Jan-2019 - 21-Feb-2019 weekly at 14.15-15.45, Mikroluokka 40 PinniB
Mon 4-Mar-2019 - 15-Apr-2019 weekly at 9-9.45, PinniB 4117
Thu 7-Mar-2019 - 25-Apr-2019 weekly at 14.15-15.45, PinniB 4117
Group 3/Horwood
Mon 14-Jan-2019 - 15-Apr-2019 weekly at 10.15-11.00, Mikroluokka 1084 PinniB, Ei opetusta viikolla 9
Thu 17-Jan-2019 - 21-Feb-2019 weekly at 14.15-15.45, Mikroluokka 1084 PinniB
Thu 7-Mar-2019 - 25-Apr-2019 weekly at 14.15-15.45, PinniB3111
Group 4/Rajala
Mon 14-Jan-2019 - 15-Apr-2019 weekly at 10-11, PinniB 3111, Ei opetusta viikolla 9
Thu 17-Jan-2019 - 25-Apr-2019 weekly at 12-14, PinniB3109, Ei opetusta viikolla 9
Independent work 56 hours