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Syllabus for Oral English in Business
2011-06-25 11:09  

Syllabus for Oral English in Business

(Teaching period for reference: 54 hours)

I. The nature and the task of this course

1. The nature of the course

a) To improve students communication in Business English.

b) Students to be able to express themselves fluently and clearly.

c) Students to gain confidence in speaking English.

2. The basic knowledge that students can obtain from this course

For students to obtain a basic insight into the business world, the protocol, procedures and formalities required

3. The basic skill that students can develop from this course

How to conduct themselves within a business environment. The interpersonal skills required and a general understanding of business.

II. The content of the course and its depth and width

1. The main teaching content of the course

Students to understand the general business needs , interpersonal skills and a fundamental understanding of business.

2. Each chapter’s content and its depth and width

Chapter one. Introduction

 Greetings and obtaining personal information.

Chapter two.   People

Discussing appearance and personalities and first impressions. 

Chapter three.  People at work

 Talking about jobs, advice, stress, job description and applying for jobs.

Chapter four.  At the office

 Asking for and giving advice, describing places, describing things, making suggestions and decisions, asking for and giving instructions.

Chapter five.  The Business world

                       Work, money, private and public enterprise, 

Chapter six.  Communication

                           Written and spoken communication, using the telephone, memorandum.

   Chapter seven.   Plans and arrangements.

                           Asking for and giving travel arrangements, booking a hotel room, checking into a hotel, dealing with telephone enquiries.

   Chapter eight.  Going places ,

                           Instructions, direction, arrangements, travel, describing places.

   Chapter nine.  Entertaining ,

                           Socializing, plans and arrangements, invitations, dinner dates, parties, cultural concepts of hospitality and politeness

   Chapter ten.   Personnel  

                           Jobs, work, applying for a job, job interview, peoples needs.

   Chapter eleven.   Marketing and Advertising  

                           Advertising ,marketing, market research, trade fairs.

   Chapter twelve.   Sales  

                           Buying goods, negotiating a sale, help and information

   Chapter thirteen.  Facts and Figures  

                          Percentages, measurements, dates, time references, statistics.

   Chapter fourteen.  The Festive Season

                          Festivals, traditions, customs, Christmas, the New Year.

   Chapter fifteen.   Problems

                          Problems and solutions, complaints, apologies, emotions.

 

III. Practice Method

  Students will take a active role in class. Students will be expected to work in pairs , small groups as well as preparing and presenting individual work.

 

IV. Teaching period for reference and its detailed distribution

Total teaching period is 54 hoursdistributed as below,

 

Teaching content

Teaching hours

Practice hours

CHAPTER 1

1

2

CHAPTER 2/3

2

5

CHAPTER 4/5

2

5

CHAPTER 6/7

2

6

CHAPTER 8/9

2

5

CHAPTER10/11

2

6

CHAPTER 12/13

2

5

CHAPTER 14/15

2

5

Reviewing

0

0

In total

15

39

 

Course Examination System

Oral form is recommended

V. Suggestions for teaching and learning

A) dialogue                E) group work

B) discussion               F) text book activities

C) individual work          G) speech presentation

D) pair work                  H) song/ movie                 

VI. Textbook selected for this course.

  《商务英语》 主编:     对外经济贸易大学出版社  200112月修订版

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