Subject: Business English (09 - NIT03)


Basic Information

CategoryProfessional-applicative
Scientific or art field:Production Systems, Organization and Management
InterdisciplinaryNo
ECTS4
Native organizations units

Department of Fundamentals Sciences
Course specification

Course is active from 01.01.2010..

To enable students to improve English language skills and to master the new aspects of the language which they will be able to apply in practical work. The first part of the course is devoted to the review/improvement of previously acquired knowledge in English. Next are the specialized parts of the course devoted to acquiring skills in the special fields of language application: English for lawyers, for managers, for trade and marketing, for human resources, for presentations, for negotiation, etc. Generally, students will gain skills in English which will help them in their future successful careers
Ability to use acquired knowledge in the professional work and/or further education. The course will introduce students to the new ways of English language application in everyday business practice, which will enable them to become successful professionals, especially in management and leadership positions at work. Communication skills (both written and oral) in English should be at the highest level, regardless of the specific professional field of the candidate taking the examination. Students are able to adequately use language in a wide range of business situations, using adequate vocabulary, phrases, idioms and sentence structures. They can successfully operate in the environment where English is used for business communication (meetings, negotiations, presentations, business correspondence etc.)
Reviewing basic grammar, vocabulary, phrases and idioms in everyday English. General business English. Idioms in business English. English in trade and marketing. English in accounting and finances. English in information technology and on the Internet. English for lawyers. English for presentations. English for negotiations. English for working with human resources. English for meetings and business correspondence.
Lectures, practice – phono laboratory and consultations. Students can take the final examination after they successfully completed examination prerequisites. Final examination consists of the written and oral part. Final grade consists of lecture and practice attendance, colloquium results and homework assignments, and final examination results.
AuthorsNameYearPublisherLanguage
Swan, M.Practical English Usage1980Oxford University PressEnglish
Geffner, A.B.Business English2004LondonEnglish
Gueffy, M.E.Business English2004Thomson/South-WesternEnglish
Course activity Pre-examination ObligationsNumber of points
Exercise attendanceYesYes10.00
HomeworkYesYes20.00
Written part of the exam - tasks and theoryNoYes30.00
Coloquium examYesNo15.00
Coloquium examYesNo15.00
Oral part of the examNoYes40.00
Name and surnameForm of classes
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Bogdanović Vesna
Assistant Professor

Lectures
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Katić Marina

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Gak Dragana
Senior Foreign Language Lecturer

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Katić Marina

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Bogdanović Vesna
Assistant Professor

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