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LI19SP Bachelor Degree Programme in International Business

Course Description

Code4 LIP1300
NameBusiness English
Credits5 ects
ObjectivesThe student acquires a good command of business vocabulary and an ability to understand professional business texts. The student develops his or her oral and written communication skills in business and social life so that he or she is able to present himself or herself in a professional manner.
ContentExtensive business vocabulary: terms and concepts of the specialised language in the field-specific contexts. Standard written business messages. Introduction to academic writing. Telephoning, job interviews and other oral communication situations.
RequirementsFinal examination, written and oral tests and assignments.
MethodsLectures and exercises.
Grading Scale0 - 5
Course materialMacKenzie, I. 2010. English for Business Studies. 3rd edition. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Other material provided by the lecturer.
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Savonia is one of Finland's biggest and most versatile universities of applied sciences. Our campuses are situated in Kuopio, Iisalmi and Varkaus. There are almost 6000 students and 600 employees at Savonia. In education we implement Open Innovation Space (OIS), where we combine learning, development, research, and teaching.