Universität Wien FIND

040130 UE Business English II (2019S)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 4 - Wirtschaftswissenschaften
Continuous assessment of course work

Summary

1 Kerbler, Moodle
2 Kerbler, Moodle
3 Kerbler, Moodle
4 Kerbler, Moodle
5 Kerbler, Moodle
6 Kerbler, Moodle

Registration/Deregistration

Groups

Group 1

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.

In order to take Business English II, students must have passed Business English I.

Failure to attend the first session without prior notification will result in losing the place in the course.

max. 30 participants
Language: English
LMS: Moodle

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Thursday 07.03. 11:30 - 13:00 Seminarraum 14 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Thursday 14.03. 11:30 - 13:00 Seminarraum 14 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Thursday 21.03. 11:30 - 13:00 Seminarraum 14 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Thursday 28.03. 11:30 - 13:00 Seminarraum 14 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Thursday 04.04. 11:30 - 13:00 Seminarraum 14 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Thursday 11.04. 11:30 - 13:00 Seminarraum 14 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Thursday 02.05. 11:30 - 13:00 Seminarraum 14 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Thursday 09.05. 11:30 - 13:00 Seminarraum 14 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Thursday 16.05. 11:30 - 13:00 Seminarraum 14 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Thursday 23.05. 11:30 - 13:00 Seminarraum 14 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 28.05. 16:45 - 18:15 Seminarraum 15 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Monday 03.06. 09:45 - 11:15 Seminarraum 15 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Monday 03.06. 13:15 - 14:45 Seminarraum 15 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Monday 03.06. 15:00 - 16:30 Seminarraum 15 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Thursday 06.06. 11:30 - 13:00 Seminarraum 14 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Thursday 13.06. 11:30 - 13:00 Seminarraum 14 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Monday 24.06. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 1 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Hörsaal 4 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Thursday 27.06. 11:30 - 13:00 Seminarraum 14 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock

Assessment and permitted materials

Business English II is assessed by means of
- Presentation (30%)
- Final Test (70%)
In order to pass the course, students must reach an overall percentage score (PS) of more than 60%.
The presentation is a compulsory component.
No dictionaries or other reference materials are allowed in the exam.

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 two sessions.

Examination topics

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

Reading list

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

Group 2

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.

In order to take Business English II, students must have passed Business English I.

Failure to attend the first session without prior notification will result in losing the place in the course.

max. 30 participants
Language: English
LMS: Moodle

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Tuesday 05.03. 11:30 - 13:00 Seminarraum 15 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Tuesday 19.03. 11:30 - 13:00 Seminarraum 15 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Tuesday 26.03. 11:30 - 13:00 Seminarraum 15 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Tuesday 02.04. 11:30 - 13:00 Seminarraum 15 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Tuesday 09.04. 11:30 - 13:00 Seminarraum 15 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Tuesday 30.04. 11:30 - 13:00 Seminarraum 15 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Tuesday 07.05. 11:30 - 13:00 Seminarraum 15 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Tuesday 14.05. 11:30 - 13:00 Seminarraum 15 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Tuesday 21.05. 11:30 - 13:00 Seminarraum 15 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Tuesday 28.05. 11:30 - 13:00 Seminarraum 15 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Tuesday 04.06. 11:30 - 13:00 Seminarraum 15 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Tuesday 18.06. 11:30 - 13:00 Seminarraum 15 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Tuesday 25.06. 11:30 - 13:00 Seminarraum 15 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock

Assessment and permitted materials

Business English II is assessed by means of
- Presentation (30%)
- Final Test (70%)
In order to pass the course, students must reach an overall percentage score (PS) of more than 60%. The presentation is a compulsory component. No dictionaries or other reference materials are allowed in the exam.

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 two sessions.

Examination topics

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

Reading list

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

Group 3

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.

In order to take Business English II, students must have passed Business English I.

Failure to attend the first session without prior notification will result in losing the place in the course.

max. 30 participants
Language: English
LMS: Moodle

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Tuesday 05.03. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 7 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Tuesday 19.03. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 7 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Tuesday 26.03. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 7 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Tuesday 02.04. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 7 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Tuesday 09.04. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 7 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Tuesday 30.04. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 7 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Tuesday 07.05. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 7 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Tuesday 14.05. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 7 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Tuesday 21.05. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 7 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Tuesday 28.05. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 7 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Tuesday 04.06. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 7 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Tuesday 18.06. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 7 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Tuesday 25.06. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 7 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock

Assessment and permitted materials

Business English II is assessed by means of
- Presentation (30%)
- Final Test (70%)
In order to pass the course, students must reach an overall percentage score (PS) of more than 60%. The presentation is a compulsory component. No dictionaries or other reference materials are allowed in the exam.

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 two sessions.

Examination topics

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

Reading list

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

Group 4

max. 30 participants
Language: English
LMS: Moodle

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Thursday 07.03. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 8 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Thursday 14.03. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 8 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Thursday 21.03. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 8 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Thursday 28.03. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 8 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Thursday 04.04. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 8 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Thursday 11.04. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 8 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Thursday 02.05. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 8 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Thursday 09.05. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 8 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Thursday 16.05. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 8 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Thursday 23.05. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 8 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Thursday 06.06. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 8 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Thursday 13.06. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 8 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Thursday 27.06. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 8 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock

Assessment and permitted materials

Business English II is assessed by means of
- Presentation (30%)
- Final Test (70%)
In order to pass the course, students must reach an overall percentage score (PS) of more than 60%. The presentation is a compulsory component. No dictionaries or other reference materials are allowed in the exam.

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 two sessions.

Examination topics

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

Reading list

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

Group 5

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.

In order to take Business English II, students must have passed Business English I.

Failure to attend the first session without prior notification will result in losing the place in the course.

max. 30 participants
Language: English
LMS: Moodle

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Tuesday 05.03. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 19.03. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 26.03. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 17 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 02.04. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 09.04. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 15 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 30.04. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 07.05. 15:00 - 16:30 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Tuesday 14.05. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 17 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 21.05. 15:00 - 16:30 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Tuesday 28.05. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 17 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 04.06. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 18.06. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 25.06. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock

Assessment and permitted materials

Business English II is assessed by means of

- Presentation (30%)

- Final Test (70%)

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

The presentation is a compulsory component.

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

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 two sessions.

Failure to attend the first session without prior notification will result in losing the place in the course.

Examination topics

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

Reading list

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

Group 6

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.

In order to take Business English II, students must have passed Business English I.

Failure to attend the first session without prior notification will result in losing the place in the course.

max. 30 participants
Language: English
LMS: Moodle

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Thursday 07.03. 18:30 - 20:00 Seminarraum 15 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Thursday 14.03. 18:30 - 20:00 Seminarraum 15 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Thursday 21.03. 18:30 - 20:00 Seminarraum 15 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Thursday 28.03. 18:30 - 20:00 Seminarraum 15 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Thursday 04.04. 18:30 - 20:00 Seminarraum 15 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Thursday 11.04. 18:30 - 20:00 Seminarraum 15 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Thursday 02.05. 18:30 - 20:00 Seminarraum 15 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Thursday 09.05. 18:30 - 20:00 Seminarraum 15 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Thursday 16.05. 18:30 - 20:00 Seminarraum 15 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Thursday 23.05. 18:30 - 20:00 Seminarraum 15 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Thursday 06.06. 18:30 - 20:00 Seminarraum 15 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Thursday 13.06. 18:30 - 20:00 Seminarraum 15 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Wednesday 19.06. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 10 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Hörsaal 7 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Wednesday 19.06. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Thursday 27.06. 18:30 - 20:00 Seminarraum 15 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock

Assessment and permitted materials

Business English II is assessed by means of

- Presentation (30%)

- Final Test (70%)

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

The presentation is a compulsory component.

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

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 two sessions.

Failure to attend the first session without prior notification will result in losing the place in the course.

Examination topics

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

Reading list

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

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

On completion of the course, students will be able to read and understand upper-intermediate Business English texts; understand and apply business English vocabulary and terminology from fields like management, company finance, financial markets, international trade, CSR, taxation, economic policy; translate those terms into German and vice versa; participate in discussions on those fields; produce communicatively effective written business texts (graph descriptions; business reports and proposals); give presentations in teams.

Content
Banking/Referencing
Stocks and bonds/Presentations
Venture capital/Prepositions
Accounting and financial statements/Linkers
Market structure, competition and takeovers /Business trends
Government and taxation/Graph descriptions
The business cycle/Phrasal verbs
Corporate social responsibility/Gerund and infinitive
Exchange rates/Business reports
International trade/Business proposals
Women in business

Methods
This course uses the following methods: lectures, small-group work, team presentations with individual written feedback, discussions, listening comprehensions, vocabulary development and reinforcement of grammatical structures, role plays and case studies.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

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, students must reach an overall percentage score (PS) of more than 60%. The presentation is a compulsory component.

Association in the course directory

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