Sylabus předmětu OKNJ - Language in Business - German (FBE - WS 2019/2020)

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Course code: OKNJ
Course title in language of instruction: Wirtschaftsdeutsch
Course title in Czech: Language in Business - German
Course title in English: Language in Business - German
Mode of completion and number of credits: Exam (2 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes: full-time, 0/2 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
part-time, 16/0 (lectures per period / seminars per period)
Language of instruction: German
Level of course: bachelor
Semester: WS 2019/2020
Name of lecturer: Ing. Mgr. Šárka Jeřábková (examiner, instructor, supervisor, tutor)
Prerequisites: not Final Bachelor Exam and to study at faculty Personal Finance
Aims of the course:
The goal of the subject is to develop students' language skills and knowledge at the B2-C1 level, bringing into focus business vocabulary and correspondence. Students will acquire and deepen knowledge of advanced grammatical structures, key business vocabulary and different types of business correspondence and their content and formal aspects.
Course contents:
1.Communication (allowance 0/2)
a.formal letter and its characteristics
b.e-mail and its characteristics

2.Employment / Unemployment (allowance 0/2)
b.motivation Letter

3.Forms of business (allowance 0/2) presentation

4.Management (allowance 0/2)
a.employment termination

5.Production, product (allowance 0/2)

6.Marketing (allowance 0/2)
a.product / service presentation

7.Banking (allowance 0/2)

8.International trade (allowance 0/2)
a.making an appointment trip planning

9.Tourism (allowance 0/2) rental

10.Governance (allowance 0/2)
11.International organizations (allowance 0/2)
a.request for information and supporting documents

12.Environment (allowance 0/2)

13.Revision of lessons 1-12 (allowance 0/2)
a.a thorough revision of key grammatical structures, vocabulary and formal correspondence aspects

14.Summary test (allowance 0/2)
a.a summary test testing knowledge of lessons 1-12

Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-Ability to apply knowledge
-Ability to understand foreign cultures and customes
-Ability to work in international context
-Ability to work independently
-Communication in second language
-Interpersonal skills
-Professional knowledge
-Skilled at utilizing and processing information
-Work in team

Specific competences:
-Student can actively apply acquired knowledge of grammar and business vocabulary in both written and oral communication.
-Student can describe formal and informal correspondence styles and knows vocabulary typical of the styles.
-Student has deepened and extended knowledge of advanced grammatical structures and vocabulary related to the business field.
-Student is able to distinguish formal and informal correspondence styles and choose adequate vocabulary typical of the styles.
-Student is able to write a structured formal letter and apply knowledge of vocabulary typical of formal style.
-Student is familiar with different types of business correspondence and masters their content and formal aspects.

Type of course unit: optional
Year of study: Not applicable - the subject could be chosen at anytime during the course of the programme.
Work placement: There is no compulsory work placement in the course unit.
Recommended study modules: -
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load):
Type of teaching methodDaily attendanceCombined form
Direct teaching
     lecture0 h6 h
     practice28 h0 h
     consultation0 h10 h
     preparation for exam12 h18 h
     preparation for regular testing16 h22 h
Total56 h56 h
Assessment methods:
Attendance at the seminars is mandatory. Completion of the subject is conditioned by two continuous tests and an exam (having a written and oral part). In each test consisting of 25 questions (submitted within the time limit of 20 minutes) students can gain a maximum of +5 points, a minimum of -- 5 points. Points are added to the final written exam score. The written exam consisting of 50 questions is taken in an electronic form, the time limit is 40 minutes, students can earn from 0 up to 50 points. The oral exam is based on a discussion and picture description related to the given topics, duration of the exam is 15 minutes. The overall language skills are tested (range of vocabulary, accuracy, fluency, pronunciation). Students have a dictionary at their disposal during the preparation time. The duration of the preparation is 15 minutes.
The minimum required level to pass the exam parts is 60%. The final score is the average score of the written and oral part. The range of assessment points is as follows:100-93 points=A, 92-85=B, 84-77=C, 76-69=D, 68-60=E, 59 and fewer=F.
Recommended reading:
TypeAuthorTitlePublished inPublisherYearISBN
RQWERGEN, J. -- WÖRNER, A.Obchodní korespondence a komunikace: němčinaPrahaKlett200580-86906-24-8
REWÖRNER, A. -- WERGEN, J.Bürokommunikation Deutsch StuttgartKlett2010978-3-12-561733-9
REHERING, A. -- MATUSSEK, M.Geschäftskommunikation - Besser schreibenIsmaningHueber Verlag2007978-3-19-101587-9
REPÖSCHL, S.Briefe schreiben StuttgartKlett2010978-3-12-561087-3
REKREIF, U. -- KUNKEL-RAZUM, K.Wörterbuch Deutsch als FremdspracheIsmaningMax Hueber Verlag2007978-3-19-001735-5


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