Inglês Aplicado C2.1 - Empresarial / Jurídico - Línguas e Relações Empresariais - Sem Ramos - Especialidades

ECTS / Credit Units
Year: 3 / 1º Semestre
Plan: 2013/14
Scientific Area: LIE
Level: Avançado

Semestral Hour Load

Theorical-Pratical: 64.00
Pratical and Laboratorial:


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Degree having this Course

Degree - Branch Degree Plan Year
Línguas e Relações Empresariais - Sem Ramos - Especialidades 2013/14

Teaching Staff

Vladimir Zegarac
Vladimir Zegarac

Responsável pelas Pautas
Ensino teórico-prático

Course Information

Course Objectivs



The ultimate aim of the course is to improve business and legal communicative and written skills and to develop students? abilities to interact with different cultures in typical professional situations. The student-centred approach will allow learners to use their own experiences, knowledge, and expertise in activities and discussions.


Evaluation Criteria



The students? oral production will also be assessed in class during the semester. It is mandatory for worker students to be assessed in the oral component as well. In case these are unable to attend classes regularly, they must consult the course lecturer at the beginning of the course.


Students who have not reached an average mark of 9.5 at the end of the semester will be allowed to do the Re-sit Exam. This will count as 100% and will include all the semester material.


All the work assigned during the semester is exam-relevant. Home assignments are compulsory and in class meetings students are expected to be participative and make active contributions.






ASSESSMENT - Final grading consists of:


a) Exam 1             17th November 2017 40%


b) Exam 2            January 2018 (to be confirmed) 40%


c) Oral production 20%


Re-sit Exam 100% 




Program Resume (get program detail)

Main Bibliography

-          Set Texts: Course books
- BROWN, Gillian D. and Sally Rice, Professional English in Use: Law, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007.
- MASCULL, Bill, Business Vocabulary in Use, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007.
-          Set Texts: Grammars
- DUCKWORTH, Michael, Business Grammar and Practice, Oxford: O.U.P., 2003
- STRUTT, Peter, Market Leader Business Grammar and Usage: Business English, Harlow: Pearson/Longman, 2000.

 Students will be asked to work on an additional selection of different types of texts that will be handed to them during classes by the lecturer.

Other Biographical Sources / Support Documents

General Bibliography
ALCARAZ VARÓ, E., El inglés jurídico. Textos y documentos. Barcelona, Ariel.
ALEN, André, Treatise on Belgian Constitutional Law- 34. BEL Tre
ASHLEY, A., A Handbook of Commercial Correspondence (Intermediate to Advanced), O.U.P.
ATKINSON, Brian, Business Economics- 33 ATK Bus
ATRILL, Peter, Accounting for Business - 657.4 ATR Acc
BAINBRIDGE, T., et al., The Penguin Companion to European Union, Penguin.
BERMEJO, Luis Rubalcaba, Business Services in European Industry: Growth, Employment and Competitiveness- 08 UE BER Bus
BLACKFORD, Mensel G., The rise of Modern Business in Great Britain, the United States of America and Japan - 330.342.23 BLA Ris
BOWEN, T., Build your Business Grammar (Intermediate), Language Teaching Publications.
BOYD, Frances, Making Business Decisions (Advanced), Longman.
BRIEGER, Nick (ed.), Test Your Professional English (Pre-Intermediate - Advanced), Longman.
_______, (ed.))Test your professional English: Law, Harlow: Penguin English - 802.0 BRI Tes
_______, (ed.), Penguin English Business English Photocopiables (Intermediate - Advanced).
BROWN, Gillian and Rice, Sally, Professional English in Use: Law, Cambridge: C.U.P, 2007.
BUEGER, N., Business Contacts - 802.0 Bus
Business Letters for All,Oxford University Press - 802.0 NAT Bus

Student Support

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