ENGLISH I BASIC BUSINESS ENGLISH: PART A

(1st Semester All Departments)

PROVISIONAL 12-WEEK SYLLABUS

Delivered by Dr Kleoniki-Kelly Karagkouni / E-mail: karagkou@aueb.gr

Office Hours / Office Telephone Number: 210-8203419

 

PROVISIONS:

         4 hours teaching per week

         A2 English Language Competence

 

WEEK

ACADEMIC READINGS WRITING

1

Unit 1-3: Reading Comprehension / Vocabulary / Grammar

2

Unit 4-6: Reading Comprehension / Vocabulary / Grammar

3

Unit 7-9: Reading Comprehension / Vocabulary / Grammar

4

Unit 10-12: Reading Comprehension / Vocabulary / Grammar Sentence Patterns

5

Unit 13-15: Reading Comprehension / Vocabulary / Grammar Types of Sentences

6

Unit 16-18: Reading Comprehension / Vocabulary / Grammar Coordination - Subordination

7

Unit 19-21: Reading Comprehension / Vocabulary / Grammar Joining Independent Clauses

8

Unit 22-24: Reading Comprehension / Vocabulary / Grammar Elements of a Paragraph

9

Unit 25-27: Reading Comprehension / Vocabulary / Grammar Topic Sentence

10

Unit 28-30: Reading Comprehension / Vocabulary / Grammar Paragraph Unity

11

Unit31-33: Reading Comprehension / Vocabulary / Grammar Paragraph Coherence

12

REVISION

 

COURSE MATERIAL:

Sivridou, F. 1999. Basic Business English. Athens. Interbooks.

 

ASSESSMENT:

1 Final Exam, consisting of 2 Parts:

        Part A: Exercises/Questions on Text Comprehension, Vocabulary Knowledge

        Part B: Use of English/Grammar)

        Part C: Writing Skills

 

OBJECTIVES:

In English I, students will develop a basic Business English vocabulary. Emphasis is placed on basic issues of grammar/syntax to enable students understand and use a fair range of structures. At the end of the course, students should be able to understand intermediate level English texts and communicate fairly in an academic environment. At the same time, they should be able to write short paragraphs on a variety of topics.