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Business English I (Part B)

Structure Type: Study unit
Code: TLTP0303
Curriculum: TK 2024
Level: Bachelor of Business Administration
Year of Study: 2 (2025-2026)
Semester: Spring
Credits: 2 cr
Responsible Teacher: Auranen, Päivi
Language of Instruction: Finnish

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Learning Outcomes

The aim of the course is to develop the professional English skills. The student acquires the vocabulary and the skills to be able to write professional and correct business messages and letters.
The student is familiar with central business concepts and terminology of business correspondace. The student understands the requirements for effective communication in working life as well as the importance of good written presentation for the image of a business person / company.

Student's Workload

54 h in total, of which 20 scheduled studies and 34 autonomous studies.
The assesment of student's own learning 1 h is included in contact lessons.

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

The courses of secondary education. Business English part A.


Professional language, drawing up and reading documents as well as oral tasks and group work. Independent studies.

Regional Impact

The student's English and communications skills are key skills when working in the internationally operating companies in the region and in international trade.


The student practises different working life situations and understands that cultural background is one element that affects communication in working life.

Recommended or Required Reading and Other Learning Resources/Tools

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

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Class meetings, pair and group work. Also self studies as well as feedback on work done.

Assessment Criteria

5 the student
- interacts succesfully in various groups, works independently and follows instructions.
- understands the significance of international communication as a part of professional interaction
- communicates in English professionally

3 the student
- 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

1 the student
- ecognizes the need for international communication as a part of professional interaction
- has basic skills English

Assessment Methods

Active participation in course work, both oral and written exercises, final exam.