Module Overview

English for Business Purposes 1

Module Aims: - To provide non-native speakers of English with the skills and knowledge to enable them to undertake business-related undergraduate study through the medium of English. - To develop learners knowledge of business vocabulary.- To develop the four language skills in a business and professional context with a particular focus on written communication. - To equip learners with cross-cultural communication skills relevant to the workplace.

Module Code

INTB H2021

ECTS Credits


*Curricular information is subject to change

Business Topics

Work and motivation; Finance: Stocks and shares; Banking; Marketing;Advertising

Written Communication

Formal vs. informal writing; Business reports; Letters dealing with orders, queries, quotes and offers; Emails; Applying for a job/course

Cross-Cultural Communication Skills

Analysis of the role of culture in conducting business with people from other backgrounds; Analysis of the effects of culture on marketing, sales and negotiating

Module Content & Assessment
Assessment Breakdown %
Other Assessment(s)50
Formal Examination50