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These courses are available at any stage both to Bachelor students as well as to students doing a Masters degree. Students from other departments may only be allocated any remaining seats one week before all courses begin.

We offer three levels:

 

The level Foundation consists of the parallel courses 1A - 1B.  All Foundation courses have the same target level (B1.2 according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) and have exactly the same content. They are suitable for students who have no knowledge or very little knowledge of economic English.

PREVIOUS KNOWLEDGE Completion of level A2/B1 (CEFR) or 15-25 points in the placement test. Placement test for Foundation.

COURSE CONTENT The aim of this course is to consolidate the English language and to acquire the appropriate basic technical vocabulary for this level. This course focuses on the fundamental concepts of the business, economic and financial world.  Students will be given an opportunity to practice the four language skills (listening, speaking, writing and reading). Grammar exercises will also help to enhance the linguistic and conceptual understanding of current topics and lay the foundation for discussions and written exercises on various economic subjects. The reading and writing aspects of the course are tested in a 90-minute written examination during the last week of the semester. A graded certificate is awarded to those who pass the exam.

The number of participants is limited to a maximum of 20 in all courses.

TOPICS

Unit 1 – Brands               
Unit 2 – Marketing Strategies       
Unit 3 – What is economics?
Unit 4 – Economic indicators
Unit 5 – Retail banking

COURSE MATERIAL All the students in the Economics language programme will receive the course material with specially designed exercises with a variety of selected economic texts.

COURSE FEES AND DATES WE1A and WE1B Foundation (2 SWS/13 weeks including the final exam): 80 Euro. Dates and Rooms: See LSF.

You will find the registration rules here.

 

 

 

The level Keystone consists of the parallel courses 2A – 2I.  All Keystone courses are of the same target level (level B2.1 according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) and have exactly the same content. They are suitable for students who already possess some knowledge of economic English.

PREVIOUS KNOWLEDGE Completion of level B1 (CEFR) or 26-35 points in the placement test. Placement test for Keystone.

COURSE CONTENT The aim of this course is to consolidate the English language and to acquire the appropriate technical vocabulary for this level. This course focuses on the fundamental concepts of the business, economic and financial world.  Students will be given an opportunity to practice the four language skills (listening, speaking, writing and reading). Grammar exercises will also help to enhance the linguistic and conceptual understanding of current topics and lay the foundation for discussions and written exercises on various economic subjects. The reading and writing aspects of the course are tested in a 90-minute written examination during the last week of the semester. A graded certificate is awarded to those who pass the exam.

The number of participants is limited to a maximum of 20 in all courses.

TOPICS
Unit 1 – Start-ups           
Unit 2 – The Gig Economy       
Unit 3 – The Business Cycle
Unit 4 – Economic policy and theory
Unit 5 – Fintech

COURSE MATERIAL All the students in the Economics programme will receive the course material with specially designed exercises and a variety of selected economic texts.

COURSE FEES AND DATES WE2A, WE2B, WE2C, WE2D, WE2E, WE2F, WE2G and WE2H Keystone (2 SWS/13 Weeks including the final exam): 80 Euro. Dates and Rooms: See LSF.
You will find  the registration rules here.

 

The leve Higher consists of the parallel courses 3A - 3B.  All higher courses have the same target level (level B2.2 according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) and have exactly the same content. They are suitable for students who already have knowledge of economic English.

PREVIOUS KNOWLEDGE Completion of level B2.1 (CEFR) or 36-50 points in the placement test. Placement test for Higher.

COURSE CONTENT The aim of this course is to consolidate the English language and to acquire the appropriate technical vocabulary for this level. This course focuses on the fundamental concepts of the business, economic and financial world.  Students will be given an opportunity to practice the four language skills (listening, speaking, writing and reading). Grammar exercises will also help to enhance the linguistic and conceptual understanding of current topics and lay the foundation for discussions and written exercises on various economic subjects. The reading and writing aspects of the course are tested in a 90-minute written examination during the last week of the semester. A graded certificate is awarded to those who pass the exam.

The number of participants is limited to a maximum of 20 in all courses.

TOPICS
Unit 1 – The future of work       
Unit 2 – Business ethics           
Unit 3 – Behavioural economics
Unit 4 – Poverty
Unit 5 – Financial markets

COURSE MATERIAL All the students in the Economics programme will receive the course material with specially designed exercises and a variety of selected economic texts.

COURSE FEES AND DATES WE3A and WE3B Higher (2 SWS/13 Weeks including the final exam): 80 Euro. Dates and Rooms: See LSF.

You will find  the registration rules here.

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