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Archived Curricula Guide 2015–2017
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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.
Corresponding course units in the curriculum
Language Centre
Curricula 2012 – 2015


Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: B2-C1
Strategic themes: Internationalisation, Responsible conduct of research

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;
- write memos, reports, cover letters, presentation abstracts, emails relating to business
-participate actively and constructively in negotiations in which problems are solved and agreements are made;
- perform well in a job interview;
- write an effective CV;
- give a well-structured presentation of a demanding subject taking into consideration the needs and expectations of a professional audience.


To achieve the learning outcomes, students will:
- read texts dealing with different aspects of business and the economy;
- collect and assimilate terminology relevant to their own field;
- practice writing various texts of a business nature;
- prepare and hold negotiations and job interviews;
- prepare and give 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

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