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Course code: Valo2328
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23323248
Course abstract:
The course "English for Business Communication II" aims to develop writing, as well as speaking and listening English language skills to use in business environment, e.g. an office or a company. Successful completion of the course enables students to learn how to write different business letters, emails, memos, reports, which can be used both for studies and work. Problem-solving tasks give students an opportunity to practice oral and writing skills. The course is designed for students of various faculties with different English language knowledge.
Course code: Valo2377
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Credit pointsECTS creditsTotal contact hoursNumber of hours for seminars and practical assignmentsIndependent study hours
46646496
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The course is designed to develop students oral and written English skills in the field of business management. The course covers such topics as legal forms of organization, raising finance and financial stability,basic laws of marketing. Students discuss problems of international marketing and commerce as well as intercultural communication issues. Skills and terminology acquired during the lessons are complemented by individual reading and writing academic annotations about professional literature topics. Students knowledge and skills are assessed by tests(2) as well as by a presentation about international commerce.
Course code: Valo2340
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Credit pointsECTS creditsTotal contact hoursNumber of hours for seminars and practical assignmentsIndependent study hours
23323248
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The course “ English for Modern Communication” is designed for all students who aim at developing and practising communicative skills application in their professional field or in future working conditions. During the course students are supposed to improve their skills for communicative purposes and also acquire the essential habits of giving talks on graphical information, delivering presentations and professional discussion using correct modern English.
Course code: ValoT169
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Faculty of Humanities
Credit pointsECTS creditsTotal contact hoursNumber of hours for seminars and practical assignmentsIndependent study hours
23323248
Course abstract:
The aim of the course is to develop learners’ effective spoken and written communication skills needed in the financial field. The objectives of the course are 1) to develop skills of asking for and providing information on financial issues, making appointments, advising and suggesting, replying to complaints and apologizing; 2) to provide essential knowledge of various discussion techniques, such as expressing an opinion, agreeing, disagreeing, interrupting, clarifying and summarising 3) to improve business e-mail, letter and report writing skills; 4) to develop skills of presenting financial results and describing financial events, such as the future of banking, market price changes and the cause and effects of mergers; 5) to develop negotiation skills.
Course code: Valo1873
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Credit pointsECTS creditsTotal contact hoursNumber of hours for seminars and practical assignmentsIndependent study hours
23323248
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The course aims at developing English language and study skills , expanding word stock to be able to listen to lectures in English, to prepare for international seminars, to express ideas at international conferences, as well as to take different courses in English abroad. The course introduces to the requirements and helps prepare for international examinations in English: TOEFL, IELTS u.c. (listening, reading and some speaking aspects). Students deepen the knowledge of those grammar topics, which have not been acquired properly, to insure correct usage of the language.
Course code: Valo1878
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Credit pointsECTS creditsTotal contact hoursNumber of hours for seminars and practical assignmentsIndependent study hours
23323248
Course abstract:
The course aims at developing English language and study skills to be able to take part in international conferences, discussions, seminars, as well as to take different courses in English. Study skills, developed within the course, involve some of those, that will help to write a plan, course paper, graduation paper and dissertation, abstract and report for a conference. The course introduces to the requirements and helps to prepare for international examinations: TOEFL, IELTs (writing, listening and some aspects of speaking). Students deepen the knowledge of those grammar topics, which have not been acquired properly, to insure correct usage of the language.
Course code: ValoT163
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Faculty of Humanities
Credit pointsECTS creditsTotal contact hoursNumber of hours for seminars and practical assignmentsIndependent study hours
23323248
Course abstract:
The course aims to provide academic and administrative staff who teach and or communicate with students in the English language with a support to develop, consolidate and hone their spoken and written language skills and become confident communicators in performing English-medium academic and administrative duties. To achieve the aim, the course reinforces the use of appropriate functional expressions in common academic and administrative situations which build rapport and mutual understanding, as well as addresses the most problematic English grammar use issues by consolidating the key structures essential for functioning effectively in the university context. The course is delivered in a tailor-made fashion, prioritising the material relevant to the course participants´ needs and language level.
Course code: ValoT235
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Faculty of Humanities
Credit pointsECTS creditsTotal contact hoursNumber of hours for seminars and practical assignmentsIndependent study hours
23323248
Course abstract:
The course aims to provide the academic staff who teach and communicate with students in the English language for professional purposes in the area of medicine to develop, consolidate and hone their spoken language skills and become confident communicators in performing English-medium academic duties. To achieve the aim, the course reinforces the use of appropriate functional lexis in common situations in the area of medicine. By expanding the course participants’ active word stock, their skills to apply the language in the relevant context are developed. The course addresses the use of functional English grammar that is typical of medical discourse. The course participants acquire the professional language use and develop their listening, speaking and reading skills. The course is delivered in a tailor-made fashion, prioritising the material relevant to the course participants´ needs and language level.
Course code: Valo2770
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Faculty of Humanities
Credit pointsECTS creditsTotal contact hoursNumber of hours for seminars and practical assignmentsIndependent study hours
23323248
Course abstract:
The course aims to develop the communicative competence required in order to communicate with international students in an academic context. To achieve this aim, grammar and functional lexis, including academic lexis of the English language is acquired, and all for communication skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing) are advanced within the framework of the intermediate language proficiency level.
Course code: ValoT000
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Faculty of Humanities
Total contact hoursNumber of hours for seminars and practical assignmentsIndependent study hours
3636-36
Course abstract:
The course aims at improving accuracy and students' ability to express themselves in spoken and written English. The objectives of the course are: 1) to enhance students’ knowledge of grammar and lexis through different written and spoken tasks, applying the inductive and the deductive method; 2) to improve students’ ability to express themselves publicly about the course topics; 3) to enhance students’ understanding of British English and American English differences in grammar and lexis.
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