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2022/2023

Английский язык для делового общения. Продвинутый курс - 1

Статус: Факультатив
Когда читается: 1, 2 модуль
Охват аудитории: для своего кампуса
Преподаватели: Афанасьева Арина Павловна, Бойко Татьяна Васильевна, Бредихина Ольга Михайловна, Букина Ирина Юрьевна, Воронцова-Менало Анна Сергеевна, Гаранина Анна Борисовна, Денисова Валерия Михайловна, Джахангирова Вефа Сабухи кызы, Ефимова Алла Александровна, Клепко Евгения Юрьевна, Мартюшова Наталья Олеговна, Медведева Екатерина Павловна, Мелкумов Арсэн Александрович, Митенкова Марина Васильевна, Мишустина Наталья Алексеевна, Морозова Татьяна Александровна, Пикова Дарья Андреевна, Рокотянская Людмила Юрьевна, Семенова Екатерина Александровна, Сидорова Анастасия Андреевна, Суворова Юлия Александровна, Фадеева Ирена Викторовна
Язык: английский
Кредиты: 3
Контактные часы: 48

Course Syllabus

Abstract

The discipline refers to the variable educational tracks offered to students of the curricula for Bachelor's and Specialist's degrees of choice while mastering the optional course of English in accordance with the Concept of the Development of English-language Communicative Competence of HSE Students. This course is designed for students who want to communicate effectively in English in the workplace. It allows for the personalization of the learning experience with a structured modular approach that gives flexibility to focus on specific needs and learning outcomes. Students who have completed the discipline will learn basic professional terminology and vocabulary for the implementation of business communication and commercial activities and acquire oral and written skills in the field of business communication. Role-playing games involving telephone conversations, exchange of letters, participation in meetings, and meetings with business partners as well as case studies form and develop students' business communication skills in a meaningful and authentic professional context. Completing the course enables students to advance their English to the B2+ level (HSE Scale 70-79).
Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

  • The course focuses on introducing students to the general vocabulary of work-place English and the main language functions and is aimed at acquiring language mastery relevant to common business communication areas, such as finance, digital business, performance appraisal, time management and managing change, thus the main objectives of the course are as follows: - to build the basic skills of argumentative communication in English and successful representation of intentions and results to ensure the maximum range and authenticity of business content; - to acquire the basic skills of business communication (structural elements, business register peculiarities, essential business vocabulary) within multiple touchpoints from which to explore the possibilities of use of any given language skill; - to master presentation agility and fluency with the various skills through practical training in functional business areas such as presentations, negotiations, meeting facilitation, and brainstorming; - to apply BC skills to the specific subject areas, from business conversations in the workplace, to negotiations and presentation skills .
Expected Learning Outcomes

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • To form skills of note-taking
  • To develop skills in delivering a monologue (informative/descriptive/argumentative/persuasive speech)
  • To develop skills in giving a presentation (informative/descriptive/argumentative/persuasive speech) - optional
  • To develop skills in writing a summary
  • To develop skills in writing e-mails (business correspondence)
  • To develop skills of participating in dialogues on general, academic and professional topics. (active listening, questioning, responding to questions, emphasizing, discussion strategies)
  • To develop skills of using basic listening techniques (predicting, understanding main ideas and details) To develop skills of using basic reading techniques skimming and scanning (predicting, understanding main ideas, understanding details) To develop understanding of lectures and learning context To develop understanding of specialised complex longer texts/articles and reports concerned with contemporary problems (CEFR)
  • To develop skills in writing a detailed structured CV
  • To develop skills of using basic listening techniques (predicting, understanding main ideas and details) To develop skills of using basic reading techniques skimming and scanning (predicting, understanding main ideas, understanding details) To develop understanding of lectures and learning context To develop understanding of specialised complex longer texts/articles and reports concerned with contemporary problems (CEFR)
Course Contents

Course Contents

  • Management
  • Give and take
  • Company Structure
  • Market research
  • Money Matters
Assessment Elements

Assessment Elements

  • non-blocking Written Assessment (WA)
    Summary, Letter, CV
  • non-blocking Oral Assessment (OA)
    Monologue
  • non-blocking Student Independent Work Assessment (IWA)
    Task Achievement • Coherence and Cohesion • Grammar Accuracy • Lexical Resource • Meeting the deadline. Grading scale: 10 =100 - 96%, 9=95 - 91%, 8=90 - 86%, 7 = 85 - 78%, 6 =77 - 71%, 5= 70 - 61%, 4 = 60 - 51%, 3 = 50 - 36%, 2 = 35 - 21%, 1 = 20 - 1 %, 0 = 0%.
  • non-blocking Final Assessment (FA)
    The interim exam lasts 70 minutes. The exam consists of two parts, i.e. Listening and Writing that weigh 50% and 50% respectively in the total mark for the exam. The actual scores for Listening are tuned into a final mark out of 10 points. Grading scale: 10 =100 - 96%, 9=95 - 91%, 8=90 - 86%, 7 = 85 - 78%, 6 =77 - 71%, 5= 70 - 61%, 4 = 60 - 51%, 3 = 50 - 36%, 2 = 35 - 21%, 1 = 20 - 1 %, 0 = 0%. Period of FA: 10 days prior to the second module’s session. The release of examination papers: during the session. Retaking exams: till the 15th of February 2023. Time limit: 70 minutes online/offline. The structure of the exam: 1. Listening (L) Listen to the text ONCE and complete the tasks. Max. 10 points. Students have no more than 20 minutes to complete the Listening (L) part. 2. Writing (W) Read the text. Summarize the text you have read. Write a summary. A student should write a 150-word summary. Students have 50 minutes to complete the writing part. Grading formula: L*0,5 + W*0,5 = 10.
Interim Assessment

Interim Assessment

  • 2022/2023 2nd module
    0.25 * Written Assessment (WA) + 0.25 * Student Independent Work Assessment (IWA) + 0.2 * Oral Assessment (OA) + 0.3 * Final Assessment (FA)
Bibliography

Bibliography

Recommended Core Bibliography

  • Business partner B2+ : coursebook, , 2019

Recommended Additional Bibliography

  • Company to company : a communicative approach to business correspondence in English: student's book, Littlejohn, A., 2003
  • Effective presentations, Comfort, J., 2009
  • Стогниева, О. Н.  Английский язык для экономистов (B1–B2). English for Business Studies in Higher Education : учебное пособие для академического бакалавриата / О. Н. Стогниева. — Москва : Издательство Юрайт, 2019. — 197 с. — (Бакалавр. Академический курс). — ISBN 978-5-534-10008-2. — Текст : электронный // Образовательная платформа Юрайт [сайт]. — URL: https://urait.ru/bcode/429129 (дата обращения: 28.08.2023).