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040130 UE Business English II (2020S)

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

Summary

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Registration/Deregistration

Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).
Registration information is available for each group.

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

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.

Please notice that it is not possible to change the group after the registrationdeadline.

Please note that the OOPT scheduled for the 23.04.2020 WILL still take place! You will be taking the test ONLINE. For more information please check your e-mail.
If you haven't received any further information please contact Ms. Monika Borkowska (monika.borkowska@univie.ac.at)

Endterm: FR 19.06.2020 18.30-20.00 Ort: Hörsaal 1 + Hörsaal 6
Bitte beachten Sie, dass sich die kompletten Termine dieser LV bis Anfang des Semesters noch ändern können!

Thursday 05.03. 08:00 - 09:30 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Thursday 19.03. 08:00 - 09:30 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Thursday 26.03. 08:00 - 09:30 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Thursday 02.04. 08:00 - 09:30 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Thursday 23.04. 08:00 - 09:30 PC-Seminarraum 2 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Untergeschoß
Thursday 30.04. 08:00 - 09:30 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Thursday 07.05. 08:00 - 09:30 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Thursday 28.05. 08:00 - 09:30 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Thursday 04.06. 08:00 - 09:30 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Thursday 18.06. 08:00 - 09:30 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Friday 19.06. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 1 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Hörsaal 6 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Thursday 25.06. 08:00 - 09:30 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock

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

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.

Please notice that it is not possible to change the group after the registrationdeadline.

Please note that the OOPT scheduled for the 23.04.2020 WILL still take place! You will be taking the test ONLINE. For more information please check your e-mail.
If you haven't received any further information please contact Ms. Monika Borkowska (monika.borkowska@univie.ac.at)

Endterm: FR 19.06.2020 18.30-20.00 Ort: Hörsaal 1 + Hörsaal 6
Bitte beachten Sie, dass sich die kompletten Termine dieser LV bis Anfang des Semesters noch ändern können!

Thursday 05.03. 09:45 - 11:15 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Thursday 19.03. 09:45 - 11:15 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Thursday 26.03. 09:45 - 11:15 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Thursday 02.04. 09:45 - 11:15 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Thursday 23.04. 09:45 - 11:15 PC-Seminarraum 2 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Untergeschoß
Thursday 30.04. 09:45 - 11:15 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Thursday 07.05. 09:45 - 11:15 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Thursday 28.05. 09:45 - 11:15 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Thursday 04.06. 09:45 - 11:15 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Thursday 18.06. 09:45 - 11:15 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Thursday 25.06. 09:45 - 11:15 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock

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

Please notice that the course is fixed from 11.30 - 13.00 at SR 16
It is not possible to change the group after the registrationdeadline.

Thursday 05.03. 11:30 - 13:00 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Thursday 19.03. 11:30 - 13:00 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Thursday 26.03. 11:30 - 13:00 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Thursday 02.04. 11:30 - 13:00 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Thursday 23.04. 11:30 - 13:00 PC-Seminarraum 3 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Untergeschoß
Thursday 30.04. 11:30 - 13:00 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Thursday 07.05. 11:30 - 13:00 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Thursday 28.05. 11:30 - 13:00 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Thursday 04.06. 11:30 - 13:00 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Thursday 18.06. 11:30 - 13:00 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Thursday 25.06. 11:30 - 13:00 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock

Group 4

max. 30 participants
Language: English
LMS: Moodle

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

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.

Please notice that it is not possible to change the group after the registrationdeadline.

Please note that the OOPT scheduled for the 23.04.2020 WILL still take place! You will be taking the test ONLINE. For more information please check your e-mail.
If you haven't received any further information please contact Ms. Monika Borkowska (monika.borkowska@univie.ac.at)

Endterm: FR 19.06.2020 18.30-20.00 Ort: Hörsaal 1 + Hörsaal 6

Bitte beachten Sie, dass sich die kompletten Termine dieser LV bis Anfang des Semesters noch ändern können!

Thursday 05.03. 13:15 - 14:45 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Thursday 19.03. 13:15 - 14:45 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Thursday 26.03. 13:15 - 14:45 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Thursday 02.04. 13:15 - 14:45 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Thursday 23.04. 13:15 - 14:45 PC-Seminarraum 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Untergeschoß
Thursday 30.04. 13:15 - 14:45 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Thursday 07.05. 13:15 - 14:45 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Thursday 28.05. 13:15 - 14:45 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Thursday 04.06. 13:15 - 14:45 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Thursday 18.06. 13:15 - 14:45 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Thursday 25.06. 13:15 - 14:45 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock

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

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.

Please note that the OOPT scheduled for the 23.04.2020 WILL still take place! You will be taking the test ONLINE. For more information please check your e-mail.
If you haven't received any further information please contact Ms. Monika Borkowska (monika.borkowska@univie.ac.at)

Please notice that it is not possible to change the group after the registrationdeadline.

Endterm: FR 19.06.2020 18.30-20.00 Ort: Hörsaal 1 + Hörsaal 6

Thursday 05.03. 15:00 - 16:30 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Thursday 19.03. 15:00 - 16:30 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Thursday 26.03. 15:00 - 16:30 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Thursday 02.04. 15:00 - 16:30 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Thursday 23.04. 15:00 - 16:30 PC-Seminarraum 1 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Untergeschoß
Thursday 30.04. 15:00 - 16:30 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Thursday 07.05. 15:00 - 16:30 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Thursday 28.05. 15:00 - 16:30 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Thursday 04.06. 15:00 - 16:30 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Thursday 18.06. 15:00 - 16:30 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Thursday 25.06. 15:00 - 16:30 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock

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 the fields of 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.

Assessment and permitted materials

Business English II is assessed by means of
• Presentation (30%)
• OOPT (10%)
• Final Test (60%)
In order to pass the course, students must
1) reach an overall percentage score (PS) of more than 60% and
2) reach more than 91 points on the OOPT.
The presentation is a compulsory component.
No dictionaries or other reference materials are allowed in the exam.

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
1) reach an overall percentage score (PS) of more than 60% and
2) reach more than 91 points on the OOPT.
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. If they miss more than two sessions without good cause, they automatically fail.
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.
Cavusgil, S. Tamer; Knight, Gary; Riesenberger, John: International Business. The New Realities. Fifth Edition, Pearson 2020.
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.
Cavusgil, S. Tamer; Knight, Gary; Riesenberger, John: International Business. The New Realities. Fifth Edition, Pearson 2020.
Additional material compiled by the lecturer

Association in the course directory

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