ENG2020 - English for Business Communication

Year of Study:2
Credit Units: 3
Duration: 45hours
Module Description
This module aims to develop students’ English communicative skills in various business-related contexts through a variety of real-life tasks and activities. Students will analyse the language, structures and genres related to business correspondences and formulate linguistic and business strategies appropriate for their future careers. The interactive small-group setting will allow students ample opportunities to express their ideas and work as a team.
Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this module, students should be able to:

  1. use and apply the acquired business-related language functions;

  2. plan and communicate effectively in various business contexts;

  3. analyse and evaluate linguistic devices and discourse for business genres; and

  4. carry out self-reflection and peer evaluation on their own use of linguistic and business strategies.