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Business English I (Part A)

Structure Type: Study unit
Code: TLTP0105
Type: Compulsory / Basic Studies
Curriculum: TK 2018
Level: Bachelor of Business Administration
Year of Study: 2 (2019-2020)
Credits: 3 cr
Responsible Teacher: Auranen, Päivi
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Courses During the Academic Year 2019-2020

Impl.Group(s)Study TimeTeacher(s)LanguageEnrolment
42T-LT-1-12019-09-02 – 2019-12-22Camilla HaraldFinnish2019-08-19 – 2019-09-09
43T-LT-1-22020-01-06 – 2020-05-24Päivi AuranenFinnish2019-12-16 – 2020-01-14
44T-LT-1-32020-01-06 – 2020-05-24Päivi AuranenFinnish2019-12-16 – 2020-01-14
45T-LT-1-42020-01-06 – 2020-05-24Päivi AuranenFinnish2019-12-16 – 2020-01-14
46T-TK-2-1, T-TK-2-22020-01-06 – 2020-05-24Päivi AuranenFinnish2019-12-16 – 2020-01-14

Still need to take the course? See the courses during the academic year 2021-2022.

Learning Outcomes

The aim of the course is to develop the professional English skills. The student acquires the vocabulary and the skills required in order to be able to express himself / herself in issues regarding the business world. In addition the student gets the basic skills in business communication and correspondence required in contacts with international companies and foreign customers. The student recognizes and masters the language register typical for the business world. The student understands the requirements for and the importance of effective communication in working life.

Student's Workload

81 h in total,of which 39 scheduled studies and 41 autonomious studies.
The assesment of student's own learning 1 h is included in contact lessons.

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

The courses of secondary education.


Professional texts, professional terminology, oral communication in various situations.

Recommended or Required Reading and Other Learning Resources/Tools

Material announced by the teacher at the beginning of the study unit.

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Work-shop style class-meetings, self-study assignments.

Assessment Criteria

- interacts succesfully in various groups, follows instructions and works independently.
- understands the significance of international communication as a part of professional interaction
- communicates in English professionally
- acts in various groups in an target-oriented way and as the situation requires
- communicate professionally in English – - act as a member of student group
- ecognizes the need for international communication as a part of professional interaction
- has basic skills English

Assessment Methods

Active participation in class activities, an interest in developing one's skills as well as completed written and oral tasks and a final review exam.