Gwybodaeth Modiwlau

Module Identifier
IT20310
Module Title
THE LANGUAGE OF BUSINESS
Academic Year
2009/2010
Co-ordinator
Semester
Intended for use in future years
Co-Requisite
IT20120
Pre-Requisite
(Normally) Eligibility for entry to Level 2 Italian.
Other Staff

Course Delivery

Delivery Type Delivery length / details
Other 15 Hours. Contact Hours. (12 x 1-hour lessons plus 3 x 1-hour seminars)
 

Assessment

Assessment Type Assessment length / details Proportion
Semester Assessment * Weekly assignments, (mostly letter-writing and summaries); * One seminar presentation on contemporary business topics - this counts for 20% of the continuous assessment mark.  Continuous Assessment:  40%
Semester Exam 2 Hours   written examination  60%
Supplementary Exam 2 Hours   written examination 

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this module students should be able to:

At the end of this course, students should

  • be aware of the most important aspects of the financial structure of Italian society;
  • be able to write basic letters and CVs;
  • be able to summarise in English an Italian text on a business-related topic (intermediate level).

Brief description

This course aims at enabling students to communicate in a business situation, both orally and in writing, at an intermediate level. The emphasis will be on the writing of letters, role-playing in interviews and telephone conversations, CV writing, summarising in English an Italian text on a business-related topic.

Basic concepts and abbreviations likely to appear in a business context will be dealt with as they arise in the course material.

Notes

This module is at CQFW Level 5