|Module Title||THE LANGUAGE OF BUSINESS|
|Pre-Requisite||(Normally) Eligibility for entry to Level 2 Italian.|
|Course delivery||Contact Hours||15 Hours (12 x 1-hour lessons plus 3 x 1-hour seminars)|
|Continuous assessment||* Weekly assignments, (mostly letter-writing and summaries); * One seminar presentation on contemporary business topics - this counts for 20% of the continuous assessment mark.||40%|
At the end of this course, students should
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.
** Should Be Purchased
McKeane, Rossana and Margaret Powell. (1993) Hotel Europa Italia - Business Italian for Beginners. Hodder & Stoughton
** Reference Text
Edwards, Vincent and Gianfranca Gessa Shepheard. (1996) Manual of Business Italian. Routledge
Edwards, Vincent and Gianfranca Gessa Shepheard. (1996) Italian Business Correspondence. Routledge
Edwards, Vincent and Gianfranca Gessa Shepheard. (1995) Italian Business Situations. Routledge