Business English: Basics

Business English: Basics

Course
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English
30 h
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  • Free Access
  • Fee-based Certificate
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  • 6 Sequences
  • Introductive Level

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Course details

Syllabus

  • Week 1 - Welcome module
    Welcome to Week 1! This week, we will cover Module 1 where we introduce you to the objectives and structure of this Specialization and course.
  • Week 2 - Communication basics
    Welcome to Week 2! This week we will cover Module 2 where we introduce you to basic communication and language skills you will use in general business situations. You will also be introduced to vocabulary and language skills common to business communications.
  • Week 3 - Genres and styles
    Welcome to Week 3! This week we will cover Module 3 where we will introduce you to common styles of English you will use for different spoken and written situations in general business situations. You will also be introduced to vocabulary and language skills c...
  • Week 4 - Audience and purpose
    Welcome to Week 4! This week we will cover Module 4 where we will introduce you to ways of identifying the purpose and audience for spoken and written documents in general business situations and how this can affect language use. You will also be introduced to...
  • Week 5 - Analyzing business cases
    Welcome to Week 5! This week we will cover Module 5 where we will introduce you to ways of analyzing business cases and strategies for critical reading. You will also be introduced to vocabulary and language skills common to business communications.
  • Week 6 - Concluding module
    Welcome to Week 6! This week we will cover Module 6 where we will conclude the course and you will need to complete the final exam and post-course survey.

Prerequisite

None.

Instructors

Kin Tang
Instructor
Center for Language Education

Delian Gaskell
Instructor
Center for Language Education

Sean McMinn
Senior Instructor
Center for Language Education

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