Course Description

Course Name

Business English and Lab

Session: VSOS3221

Hours & Credits

3 Credits

Prerequisites & Language Level

Taught In English

  • There is no language prerequisite for courses at this language level.


Course Objectives
This course is designed to enhance students’ English ability in business settings. The emphasis is on developing communication skills and learning specific languages students will need in carrying their jobs in the professional work environment. By completing this emphasis, this course aims to help students’ preparation for the future work by widening knowledge of various business situations. This course does not require students’ business knowledge or experience but provides language from accessible contexts in the course material.

The course content involves business situations such as getting in contact, crossing cultures, working with others, performance at work, human resources, business meeting, corporate image, and writing a resume and cover letter for job application. In the classroom, students will participate in communication activities and discussions through a pair or small group work.

Course packet: available at the Main Library copy center (i.e. copinara)

*Course content subject to change