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040062 UE Business English I (2017W)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 4 - Wirtschaftswissenschaften
Prüfungsimmanente Lehrveranstaltung

Zusammenfassung

3 Pelzmann , Moodle

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Gruppen

Gruppe 1

Admission
This course is designed specifically for students of (International) Business Administration at the Faculty of Business, Economics and Statistics. These students have priority over students studying at other faculties.
Successful completion of the introductory and orientation period (STEOP) is a necessary prerequisite for registration.

max. 50 Teilnehmer*innen
Sprache: Englisch
Lernplattform: Moodle

Lehrende

Termine (iCal) - nächster Termin ist mit N markiert

https://www.wirtschaftssprachen.univie.ac.at

Dienstag 03.10. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal 9 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Dienstag 10.10. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal 9 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Dienstag 17.10. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal 9 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Dienstag 24.10. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal 9 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Dienstag 31.10. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal 9 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Dienstag 07.11. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal 9 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Dienstag 14.11. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal 9 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Dienstag 21.11. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal 9 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Dienstag 28.11. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal 9 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Dienstag 05.12. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal 9 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Dienstag 12.12. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal 9 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Dienstag 09.01. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal 9 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Dienstag 16.01. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal 9 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Dienstag 23.01. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal 9 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Freitag 26.01. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 1 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Hörsaal 6 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Dienstag 30.01. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal 9 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Mittwoch 31.01. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Mittwoch 31.01. 11:30 - 13:00 Seminarraum 1 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß

Ziele, Inhalte und Methode der Lehrveranstaltung

On completion of the course, students will be able to

• read and understand English texts on a B2 level of the Common European Framework (http://www.coe.int/t/DG4/Portfolio/?L=E&M=/main_pages/levels.html);

• understand and apply business English vocabulary and terminology from the fields of management;human resources; production and operations; sales, marketing and advertising;

• translate those terms into German and vice versa;

• participate in discussions on those fields;

• produce effective business communications (emails, covering letters, CVs, telephoning)

Content
1 Intro
2 Management / Work and motivation - Present and past tenses
3 Company structure / Managing across cultures - Future; passive
4 Recruitment - Modals; questions / CV, covering letter
5 Pay and benefits / Issues in the workplace - Conditionals; gerund and infinitive
6 The different sectors of the economy / Production - Phrasal verbs
7 Procurement and purchasing / Supply chain management - Make & do, have, get; reported speech
8 Logistics / Quality - Relative clauses; nouns
9 Products - Pronouns, determiners and possessives
10 Marketing - Articles
11 Advertising - Adjectives and adverbs; comparisons
12 Economics and ecology - Linkers / Emails - basics
13 Global issues for the 21st century - Prepositions / Emails - commercial
14 Revision
15 Final Test

Methods
This course will use the following methods: lectures, small-group work, discussions, vocabulary development and reinforcement of grammatical structures, role plays and case studies.

Mindestanforderungen und Beurteilungsmaßstab

The students will be awarded a grade on the basis of their overall percentage score (PS) as follows:
PS 60.5-70 → Grade 4
PS 70.5-80 → Grade 3
PS 80.5-90 → Grade 2
PS 90.5-100 → Grade 1

In order to pass the course, participants must reach an overall percentage score (PS) of more than 60%.

According to university regulation, this course is "prüfungsimmanent", which means that in principle students must attend every class. Exceptionally, they may miss a maximum of three sessions.
Failure to attend the first session without prior notification will result in losing the place in the course.

Gruppe 2

max. 50 Teilnehmer*innen
Sprache: Englisch
Lernplattform: Moodle

Lehrende

Termine (iCal) - nächster Termin ist mit N markiert

https://www.wirtschaftssprachen.univie.ac.at

Montag 02.10. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 12 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Montag 09.10. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 12 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Montag 16.10. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 12 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Montag 23.10. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 12 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Montag 30.10. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 12 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Montag 06.11. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 12 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Montag 13.11. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 12 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Montag 20.11. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 12 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Montag 27.11. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 12 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Montag 04.12. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 12 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Montag 11.12. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 12 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Montag 08.01. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 12 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Montag 15.01. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 12 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Montag 22.01. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 12 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Montag 29.01. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 12 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock

Ziele, Inhalte und Methode der Lehrveranstaltung

On completion of the course, students will be able to
• read and understand English texts on a B2 level of the Common European Framework (http://www.coe.int/t/DG4/Portfolio/?L=E&M=/main_pages/levels.html);

•understand and apply business English vocabulary and terminology from the fields of management;human resources; production and operations; sales, marketing and advertising;
•
translate those terms into German and vice versa;
•
participate in discussions on those fields;
•
produce effective business communications (emails, covering letters, CVs, telephoning)

Content
1 Intro
2 Management / Work and motivation - Present and past tenses
3 Company structure / Managing across cultures - Future; passive
4 Recruitment - Modals; questions / CV, covering letter
5 Pay and benefits / Issues in the workplace - Conditionals; gerund and infinitive
6 The different sectors of the economy / Production - Phrasal verbs
7 Procurement and purchasing / Supply chain management - Make & do, have, get; reported speech
8 Logistics / Quality - Relative clauses; nouns
9 Products - Pronouns, determiners and possessives
10 Marketing - Articles
11 Advertising - Adjectives and adverbs; comparisons
12 Economics and ecology - Linkers / Emails - basics
13 Global issues for the 21st century - Prepositions / Emails - commercial
14 Revision
15 Final Test

Methods
This course will use the following methods: lectures, small-group work, discussions, vocabulary development and reinforcement of grammatical structures, role plays and case studies.

Mindestanforderungen und Beurteilungsmaßstab

The students will be awarded a grade on the basis of their overall percentage score (PS) as follows:
PS 60.5-70; Grade 4
PS 70.5-80; Grade 3
PS 80.5-90; Grade 2
PS 90.5-100; Grade 1

In order to pass the course, participants must reach an overall percentage score (PS) of more than 60%.

According to university regulation, this course is "prüfungsimmanent", which means that in principle students must attend every class. Exceptionally, they may miss a maximum of three sessions.
Failure to attend the first session without prior notification will result in losing the place in the course.

Gruppe 3

max. 50 Teilnehmer*innen
Sprache: Englisch
Lernplattform: Moodle

Lehrende

Termine (iCal) - nächster Termin ist mit N markiert

https://www.wirtschaftssprachen.univie.ac.at

Mittwoch 04.10. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Mittwoch 11.10. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Mittwoch 18.10. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Mittwoch 25.10. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Mittwoch 08.11. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Mittwoch 15.11. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Mittwoch 22.11. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Mittwoch 29.11. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Mittwoch 06.12. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Mittwoch 13.12. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Mittwoch 10.01. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Mittwoch 17.01. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Mittwoch 24.01. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Mittwoch 31.01. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß

Ziele, Inhalte und Methode der Lehrveranstaltung

On completion of the course, students will be able to
read and understand English texts on a B2 level of the Common European Framework (http://www.coe.int/t/DG4/Portfolio/?L=E&M=/main_pages/levels.html);
•
understand and apply business English vocabulary and terminology from the fields of management;human resources; production and operations; sales, marketing and advertising;
•
translate those terms into German and vice versa;
•
participate in discussions on those fields;
•
produce effective business communications (emails, covering letters, CVs, telephoning)

Content
1 Intro
2 Management / Work and motivation - Present and past tenses
3 Company structure / Managing across cultures - Future; passive
4 Recruitment - Modals; questions / CV, covering letter
5 Pay and benefits / Issues in the workplace - Conditionals; gerund and infinitive
6 The different sectors of the economy / Production - Phrasal verbs
7 Procurement and purchasing / Supply chain management - Make & do, have, get; reported speech
8 Logistics / Quality - Relative clauses; nouns
9 Products - Pronouns, determiners and possessives
10 Marketing - Articles
11 Advertising - Adjectives and adverbs; comparisons
12 Economics and ecology - Linkers / Emails - basics
13 Global issues for the 21st century - Prepositions / Emails - commercial
14 Revision
15 Final Test

Methods
This course will use the following methods: lectures, small-group work, discussions, vocabulary development and reinforcement of grammatical structures, role plays and case studies.

Mindestanforderungen und Beurteilungsmaßstab

The students will be awarded a grade on the basis of their overall percentage score (PS) as follows:
PS 60.5-70 → Grade 4
PS 70.5-80 → Grade 3
PS 80.5-90 → Grade 2
PS 90.5-100 → Grade 1

In order to pass the course, participants must reach an overall percentage score (PS) of more than 60%.

According to university regulation, this course is "prüfungsimmanent", which means that in principle students must attend every class. Exceptionally, they may miss a maximum of three sessions.
Failure to attend the first session without prior notification will result in losing the place in the course.

Information

Art der Leistungskontrolle und erlaubte Hilfsmittel

Business English I is assessed by means of
• Midterm Test (30%)
• Final Test (70%)

In order to pass the course, participants must reach an overall percentage score (PS) of more than 60%.

No dictionaries or other reference materials are allowed in the exam.

Prüfungsstoff

Emmerson, Paul (2009): Business Vocabulary Builder. Macmillan Education.
Emmerson, Paul (2010): Business Grammar Builder. Macmillan Education.
MacKenzie, Ian (2010): English for Business Studies. CUP.
Additional material compiled by the lecturer

Literatur

Emmerson, Paul (2009): Business Vocabulary Builder. Macmillan Education.
Emmerson, Paul (2010): Business Grammar Builder. Macmillan Education.
MacKenzie, Ian (2010): English for Business Studies. CUP.
Additional material compiled by the lecturer

Zuordnung im Vorlesungsverzeichnis

Letzte Änderung: Mo 07.09.2020 15:28