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KKENKTM Advanced English Business Communication 4 ECTS
Organised by
Preceding studies
Foundation course in Business English/Business English I or course which is equivalent in content, extent and level.


Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: B2-C1
Strategic themes: Internationalisation

General description

Students will widen and deepen their knowledge of business English so that they are able to communicate effectively in working life.

Learning outcomes

On completion of the course students are expected to:
be able to read critically texts relating to a wide range of business activities as well as academic texts in their fields;
be able to write texts of a general nature relating to business as well as texts relating to specific company functions;
be familiar with the conventions of business correspondence and be able write business letters in good English;
be able to participate actively and constructively in meetings and negotiations in which problems are solved and agreements are made;
be able to perform well in a job interview;
be able to give a well structured presentation of a demanding subject taking into consideration the needs and expectations of an international audience.


Reading texts dealing with different aspects of business and the economy;
terminology exercises;
practice in writing summaries, reports and business letters;
preparing and holding meetings, negotiations and job interviews;
preparing and giving a presentation.

Teaching methods

Contact teaching and group work 52h; independent work 56h.

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in course work 
In English
In English
Written exam 
In English

Active participation in class activities;
successful completion of assignments including a presentation;
written exam.

Evaluation and evaluation criteria

Numeric 1-5.
Continuous assessment and a written exam.

Study materials

Materials will be distributed during the course.

Belongs to following study modules

Language Centre