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About Study Course

Department: Language Centre
Credit points / ECTS:6 / 9
Course supervisor:Tatjana Zakutajeva
Study type:Full time
Course level:Bachelor
Target audience:Business Management
Language:Latvian
Branch of science:Linguistics

Objective

Develop the English language communication skills for study and further work purposes in the chosen specialty and promote the acquisition and practical use of specialised professional terminology.

Prerequisites

Knowledge of English at the level of secondary school programme.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge

On successful completion of the study course, students will:
• know the most common term used in economics and business for use in various academic and professional situations;
• apply the acquired vocabulary for professional needs, communicate with clients and business partners;
• distinguish between business language styles, find the written and oral information they need.

Skills

On successful completion of the study course, students will be able to:
• get the necessary written and spoken information and express their point of view, applying the terms acquired during the course;
• define and apply business terminology;
• write annotations, reports, formal letters, CVs and covering letters;
• make and deliver presentations in English;
• present their ideas in meetings, express suggestions, agreement or disagreement.

Competence

Upon successful completion of the course, the students will be able to apply the acquired terminology in different communicative situations and in writing.

Study course planning

Planning period:Year 2020, Autumn semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
International Business and Sustainable Economy, SBIE1Bachelor’sRequiredSniedze Vilde
International Marketing and Advertising, MR1Bachelor’sRequiredTatjana Zakutajeva
Startup Entrepreneurship, SUV1Bachelor’sRequiredSniedze Vilde
Planning period:Year 2021, Spring semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
International Business and Sustainable Economy, SBIE2Bachelor’sRequiredSniedze Vilde
International Marketing and Advertising, MR2Bachelor’sRequiredTatjana Zakutajeva
Startup Entrepreneurship, SUV2Bachelor’sRequiredSniedze Vilde