ENGLISH FOR ECONOMICS AND BUSINESS

Second cycle degree in BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

Campus: PADOVA

Language: English

Teaching period: First Semester

Lecturer: Emanuela Tenca

Number of ECTS credits allocated: 1


Syllabus
Prerequisites: The course is targeted to those Business Administration students who did not sit or did not pass the written test at the beginning of the academic year.

The test, which aims at assessing an intermediate level of competence in English equal to the B2 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR), can be sit in all the other exam sessions.

For more information please check the course page in Moodle.
Examination methods: You will sit a written test including the following exercises: multiple choice (grammar), word formation (morphology), gap fill (vocabulary), cloze test (grammar), sentence transformation (grammar), reading comprehension.

All exercises refer to the domain of business and economics.

The final evaluation will be “passed” or “not passed”. You will be awarded a “pass” evaluation if you reach a final score of 70/100 or higher.
Course unit contents: You will read and analyse a variety of texts belonging to the domain of economics and business.

You will also revise the following grammar topics:

- active and passive voice;
- modal verbs;
- phrasal verbs;
- reported speech;
- features of nouns, pronouns, adjectives and adverbs;
- linking words and phrases.

You will also learn terminology belonging to the areas of business and economics.