Course code ValoP079
Faculty Faculty of Business, Management and Economics
Credit points, number of lectures
Credit points ECTS Credit points Total number of auditorium hours Number of seminars and practical work hours Number of student independent work hours
2 3 32 32 48
E-courses ValoP079: English for Accountancy I
Course annotation The course aims at developing English language and communication skills to be able to provide and obtain professional and everyday situations when presenting and describing business (company) structure and activities, participating in job interviews, speaking on the phone, going on business trips abroad. Grammar is taught in close connection with the texts and topics, drawing students' attention to specific grammar constructions.


Results Having acquired the material of the course successfully the students can:
- read and understand professional texts, e.g. balance sheet;
- read and understand information, that is necessary for organising a business trip;
- solve professional problems over the telephone;
- describe their business orally;
- describe their professional competence, job assignments orally.
Course plan 1. Introduction 2- P
2. Describing yourself 2- P
3. Describing your business 4- P
4. Describing accounting department 2- P
5. Financial documents of the firm (balance sheet) 6- P
6. Telephone conversation 4- P
7. Business trip - getting information 4- P
8. Individual reading of professional literature 4- P
9. Consolidation of acquired skills 2- P
10. Written test 2- P
11. Examination


Requirements for obtaining credit points 1. Oral tests and written tests on lexical material - 30%
2. Individual reading of professional texts - 30%
3. Written test - 30%
4. Oral exam on covered professional topics – 10%

Study programmes Accounting, Analysis and Audit