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English through Global Debate

2022/2023
Academic Year
ENG
Instruction in English
3
ECTS credits
Course type:
Compulsory course
When:
4 year, 1-3 module

Course Syllabus

Abstract

The course is designed for students majoring in World Economy and International Relations as English for Special Purposes. The course tailors to the needs of the students in terms of their professional specialization in language skills and specialized vocabulary. The course summarizes the skills obtained in the previous courses of English for Special Purposes and advances the language mastery to a higher proficiency level (C1-C2). The course consists of six units varying economics and international affairs agenda: economy vs ecology, global governance, wealth redistribution, immigration, security, labour market. The topics are mastered through authentic language materials used in fostering the skills of listening, reading, writing and speaking. The ultimate goal of the course is to promote the skill of debate that includes inter-personal communication with persuasion techniques.