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040131 EK WI-SPR: Business English I (2012S)

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

Summary

1 Kerbler
2 Kerbler
3 Kerbler
4 Kerbler
5 Kerbler
6 Kerbler
7 Brestan
8 Brestan
9 Brestan

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

max. 34 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Monday 05.03. 14:00 - 15:30 Sprachlabor
Monday 19.03. 14:00 - 15:30 Sprachlabor
Monday 26.03. 14:00 - 15:30 Sprachlabor
Monday 16.04. 14:00 - 15:30 Sprachlabor
Monday 23.04. 14:00 - 15:30 Sprachlabor
Monday 30.04. 14:00 - 15:30 Hörsaal 6
Monday 07.05. 14:00 - 15:30 Sprachlabor
Monday 14.05. 14:00 - 15:30 Sprachlabor
Monday 21.05. 14:00 - 15:30 Sprachlabor
Monday 04.06. 14:00 - 15:30 Sprachlabor
Monday 11.06. 14:00 - 15:30 Sprachlabor
Monday 18.06. 14:00 - 15:30 Sprachlabor
Monday 25.06. 14:00 - 15:30 Hörsaal 6

Group 2

max. 34 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Tuesday 06.03. 15:00 - 16:30 Sprachlabor
Tuesday 13.03. 15:00 - 16:30 Sprachlabor
Tuesday 20.03. 15:00 - 16:30 Sprachlabor
Tuesday 27.03. 15:00 - 16:30 Sprachlabor
Tuesday 17.04. 15:00 - 16:00 Hörsaal 8
Tuesday 17.04. 16:00 - 16:30 Sprachlabor
Tuesday 24.04. 15:00 - 16:30 Sprachlabor
Tuesday 08.05. 15:00 - 16:30 Sprachlabor
Tuesday 15.05. 15:00 - 16:30 Sprachlabor
Tuesday 22.05. 15:00 - 16:30 Sprachlabor
Tuesday 05.06. 15:00 - 16:30 Sprachlabor
Tuesday 12.06. 15:00 - 16:30 Sprachlabor
Tuesday 19.06. 15:00 - 16:30 Sprachlabor
Tuesday 26.06. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 11

Group 3

max. 34 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Tuesday 06.03. 16:45 - 18:15 Sprachlabor
Tuesday 13.03. 16:45 - 18:15 Sprachlabor
Tuesday 20.03. 16:45 - 18:15 Sprachlabor
Tuesday 27.03. 16:45 - 18:15 Sprachlabor
Tuesday 17.04. 16:45 - 18:15 Sprachlabor
Tuesday 24.04. 16:45 - 18:15 Sprachlabor
Tuesday 08.05. 16:45 - 18:15 Sprachlabor
Tuesday 15.05. 16:45 - 18:15 Sprachlabor
Tuesday 22.05. 16:45 - 18:15 Sprachlabor
Tuesday 05.06. 16:45 - 18:15 Sprachlabor
Tuesday 12.06. 16:45 - 18:15 Sprachlabor
Tuesday 19.06. 16:45 - 18:15 Sprachlabor
Tuesday 26.06. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 6

Group 4

max. 34 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Monday 05.03. 15:45 - 17:15 Sprachlabor
Monday 19.03. 15:45 - 17:15 Sprachlabor
Monday 26.03. 15:45 - 17:15 Sprachlabor
Monday 16.04. 15:45 - 17:15 Sprachlabor
Monday 23.04. 15:45 - 17:15 Sprachlabor
Monday 30.04. 16:00 - 17:30 Hörsaal 8
Monday 07.05. 15:45 - 17:15 Sprachlabor
Monday 14.05. 15:45 - 17:15 Sprachlabor
Monday 21.05. 15:45 - 17:15 Sprachlabor
Monday 04.06. 15:45 - 17:15 Sprachlabor
Monday 11.06. 15:45 - 17:15 Sprachlabor
Monday 18.06. 15:45 - 17:15 Sprachlabor
Monday 25.06. 15:45 - 17:15 Hörsaal 7

Group 5

max. 40 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Thursday 01.03. 15:30 - 17:00 Hörsaal 5
Thursday 08.03. 15:30 - 17:00 Hörsaal 5
Thursday 15.03. 15:30 - 17:00 Hörsaal 5
Thursday 22.03. 15:30 - 17:00 Hörsaal 5
Thursday 29.03. 15:30 - 17:00 Hörsaal 5
Thursday 19.04. 15:30 - 17:00 Hörsaal 5
Thursday 26.04. 15:30 - 17:00 Hörsaal 5
Thursday 03.05. 15:30 - 17:00 Hörsaal 5
Thursday 10.05. 15:30 - 17:00 Hörsaal 5
Thursday 24.05. 15:30 - 17:00 Hörsaal 5
Thursday 31.05. 15:30 - 17:00 Hörsaal 5
Thursday 14.06. 15:30 - 17:00 Hörsaal 5
Thursday 21.06. 15:30 - 17:00 Hörsaal 5
Thursday 28.06. 15:30 - 17:00 Hörsaal 5

Group 6

max. 40 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Thursday 01.03. 13:00 - 14:30 Hörsaal 11
Thursday 08.03. 13:00 - 14:30 Hörsaal 11
Thursday 15.03. 13:00 - 14:30 Hörsaal 11
Thursday 22.03. 13:00 - 14:30 Hörsaal 11
Thursday 29.03. 13:00 - 14:30 Hörsaal 11
Thursday 19.04. 13:00 - 14:30 Hörsaal 11
Thursday 26.04. 13:00 - 14:30 Hörsaal 11
Thursday 03.05. 13:00 - 14:30 Hörsaal 11
Thursday 10.05. 13:00 - 14:30 Hörsaal 11
Thursday 24.05. 13:00 - 14:30 Hörsaal 11
Thursday 31.05. 13:00 - 14:30 Hörsaal 11
Thursday 14.06. 13:00 - 14:30 Hörsaal 11
Thursday 21.06. 13:00 - 14:30 Hörsaal 11
Thursday 28.06. 13:00 - 14:30 Hörsaal 11

Group 7

SUMMERTERM

max. 30 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Monday 20.08. 13:00 - 18:30 Hörsaal 7
Tuesday 21.08. 13:00 - 18:30 Hörsaal 7
Wednesday 22.08. 13:00 - 18:30 Hörsaal 7
Thursday 23.08. 13:00 - 18:30 Hörsaal 7
Friday 24.08. 13:00 - 18:30 Hörsaal 7
Saturday 25.08. 10:00 - 12:00 Hörsaal 7
Monday 27.08. 11:00 - 13:00 Hörsaal 7

Reading list

Compulsory reading:
1.) MacKenzie, Ian (2010): English for Business Studies. CUP: chapters 1,2, 3, 5, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 28
2.) Emmerson, Paul (2004): Email English. Macmillan Education: all chapters
3.) Emmerson, Paul (2010): Business Grammar Builder. Macmillan Education: all chapters
NB It is imperative that you have acquired a good grasp of the above material *BEFORE* the start of the course as it constitutes the basis for understanding the business news dealt with during our week together.
Please also bear in mind that Facultas Brünnerstraße is closed at the moment. http://www.facultas.at/buchhandel/buchhandlunge_wien_noe/facultas_bwl_zentrum

Group 8

SUMMER TERM

max. 30 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Monday 27.08. 13:00 - 18:30 Hörsaal 7
Tuesday 28.08. 13:00 - 18:30 Hörsaal 7
Wednesday 29.08. 13:00 - 18:30 Hörsaal 7
Thursday 30.08. 13:00 - 18:30 Hörsaal 7
Friday 31.08. 13:00 - 18:30 Hörsaal 7
Saturday 01.09. 10:00 - 12:00 Hörsaal 7

Reading list

Compulsory reading:
1.) MacKenzie, Ian (2010): English for Business Studies. CUP: chapters 1,2, 3, 5, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 28
2.) Emmerson, Paul (2004): Email English. Macmillan Education: all chapters
3.) Emmerson, Paul (2010): Business Grammar Builder. Macmillan Education: all chapters
NB It is imperative that you have acquired a good grasp of the above material *BEFORE* the start of the course as it constitutes the basis for understanding the business news dealt with during our week together.
Please also bear in mind that Facultas Brünnerstraße is closed at the moment. http://www.facultas.at/buchhandel/buchhandlunge_wien_noe/facultas_bwl_zentrum

Group 9

ACHTUNG: zusätzlicher SUMMER TERM KURS im September 2012!

max. 30 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Thursday 06.09. 14:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 11
Friday 07.09. 14:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 11
Thursday 13.09. 14:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 11
Friday 14.09. 14:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 11
Thursday 20.09. 14:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 3
Saturday 22.09. 10:00 - 12:00 Großer Hörsaal 2

Reading list

Literatur:
1.) MacKenzie, Ian (2010): English for Business Studies. CUP: chs. 1-3, 5, 8-13, 28
2.) Emmerson, Paul (2004): Email English. Macmillan Education: all chs.
3.) Emmerson, Paul (2010): Business Grammar Builder. Macmillan Education: all chs.
NB It is imperative that you have acquired a good grasp of the above material *BEFORE* the start of the course as it constitutes not onlythe basis of the business news (CNN) dealt with in the sessions but also the starting point from where we try to gain a deeper understanding of the concepts and theories presented there.

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

Art der Leistungskontrolle: 100% attendance required. In case you can provide a formal justification for your absence, you are permitted to miss a maximum of three hrs. Assessment criteria:video presentation 10%, active participation 20%, midterm test 30% (Thu 13th), final test 40% (Sat 22nd).In order to pass the course, you must reach an overall percentage of more than 60%. If you have any questions, please contact me at dominik.brestan@theresianum.ac.at

Assessment and permitted materials

Attendance:
100% attendance required. In case you can provide a formal justification for your absence, you are permitted to miss a maximum of three hrs. Assessment criteria:
(Video) presentation 10%
Active participation (4% per course day) 20%
3 written check-ups (Tue, Wed, Thu) 30%
Final test (Sat 10-12) 40%
In order to pass the course, you must reach an overall percentage of more than 60%.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Examination topics

Interactive analyses of the business press/media, (video) presentations, short film sequences, theoretical input whenever required.

If you have any questions, please contact me at dominik.brestan@theresianum.ac.at mailto:dominik.brestan@theresianum.ac.at

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