Course title:Professional English 2
Faculty:Faculty of Arts
Department:Department of English and American Studies
Course code:KAA / 1OAJ2
Level of study:
Format of study:Practical classes 2 [Hours/Week]
Name of the lecturer:Xinying Chen, PhD. (G)
ISCED F broad: 
Annotation:The course follows up the contents of correlative course 1OAJ1. The focus is on the terminology of topics listed below which are also topics for basic genre analysis. On the background of these topics, students are also continuously familiarized with grammar related to the discussed communication skills in both written and spoken discourse. The grammar in this semester concentrates on the use of passive, reported speech, past tenses (past simple, past continuous, past perfect simple), or relative clauses. Emphasis is put on authentic texts and recordings. Students are introduced to professional terminology in logistics, they are acquainted with the language and strategies of business negotiations, vocabulary related to starting and financing a business and presenting a business plan. The international dimension of professional English is accentuated in particular by focusing on the area of cooperation in international teams and their management, e.g. in terms of different communication strategies and management styles. Throughout the semester students complete partial tasks continuously assigned in seminars and develop their ability to formulate a critical perspective.