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Advanced English I
Kratica: Opterećenje: 30(P) + 30(S) + 0(SJ) + 0(A) + 0(TJ) + 0(PK) + 0(T)
Nositelji: v. pred. Vera Krnajski Hršak
Izvođači: v. pred. Vera Krnajski Hršak ( Seminar )
Opis predmeta:

Course Objectives
Providing students with the knowledge of standard formats and style of professional communication common in the global business environment. Developing communication skills at an advanced level of English necessary in international business (focus on reading and writing skills supported by speaking and listening tasks): a) reading skills- understanding professional/academic texts dealing with business/economic issues (discourse structure), b) writing skills- writing summaries (producing organized discourse: introduction, clarity, structure, concision, completeness, accuracy, cohesion and coherence), business reports (clarity, text organisation: structure and graphics, referencing, cohesion, accuracy and precision), c) speaking skills- presenting (style, structure, signalling, clarity, visual organisation), class discussion (expressing opinion: style, argumentation), and d) listening skills (follow-up web sources). Developing lexical competence (business/economic/general vocabulary arising from class topics

Course Contents
The course is based on authentic texts dealing with economic/business/social/political issues serving as background material for the following: introduction to the course - importance of communication skills, academic/job requirements (college requirements, content analysis of job ads, CVs and letters of application); the reading process; text structure; notes/graphic organizers; presenting; the writing process; summarizing; writing reports; referencing and avoiding plagiarism.
Jezici na kojima se održava nastava: - - -
Obavezna literatura:
1. Bailey, S. (2003). Academic Writing, A Handbook for International Students. Routledge, Oxon. (chapters dealing with plagiarism, note-making, summary writing , reporting surveys and elements of writing) Selection of texts, e.g. The Economist, The Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Business Week, The Guardian, The New York Times, ... ( available in class or as open source).
Preporučena literatura: - - -
Legenda
P - Predavanja
S - Seminar
SJ - Vježbe iz stranog jezika
A - Auditorne vježbe
TJ - Vježbe tjelesnog odgoja
PK - Vježbe u praktikumu
T - Terenske vježbe
* - Predmet se ne polaže
Srce - Sveučilišni računski centar Sveučilišta u Zagrebu