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Advanced English

Code 12123
Year 3
Semester S2
ECTS Credits 6
Workload OT(15H)/TP(45H)
Scientific area Letras
Entry requirements Not applicable. > Not applicable.
Mode of delivery Theorical/Practical
Work placements not applied
Learning outcomes To consolidate communicative skills related to Economics
To present, clearly, succinctly and convincingly, ideas and points of view related to topics of modern-day Economics
To be able to work in teams and solve problems in a dynamic and creative way
To be able to discuss and argue, orally and in writing, specialised aspects of Economics
Syllabus Upper Intermediate notions of grammar, lexicon and spelling of English
Consolidation of specialised vocabulary on Economics and Finance in English
Development of knowledge regarding specific fields of Economics:
Corporate Social Responsibility
Corporate governance
Misconduct: white collar crimes
Finance (banking; stocks and shares; takeovers)
Risk Management
Resources/Economics and ecology

Main Bibliography Ellman, P. (2014). English Grammar for Economics and Business. Bookboon
Johnson, C. (2008). Market Leader: Banking and Finance. Harlow: Pearson
Lafond, C., Vine, S., & Welch, B. (2010). English for Negotiating. Oxford: Oxford UP
McCarthy, M., & O'Dell, F. (2004). English Phrasal Verbs in Use. Cambridge: Cambridge UP
McKenzie, I. (2002). Financial English with Mini-Dictionary of Finance. Boston: Heinle/Thomson
McKenzie, I. (2006). Professional English in Use: Finance. Cambridge: Cambridge UP
McKenzie, I. (2008). English for the Financial Sector. Cambridge: Cambridge UP
McKenzie, I. (2010). English for Business Studies: A Course for Business Studies and Economics Students. Cambridge: Cambridge UP.
Murphy, R. (2012). English Grammar In Use. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
Rutherford, D. (2002). Routledge Dictionary of Economics. London: Routledge
Trappe, T. and Tullis, G. (2011). Intelligent Business: Advanced Business English. Essex: Pearson.
Language Portuguese. Tutorial support is available in English.


Last updated on: 2021-06-15

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