实用商务英语口语表达 (授课教师:古如君)

本课程是一门进阶级商务英语沟通训练。透过国际商务核心职能主题单元,例如拓展商务社交能力,主持会议,提案建议,商务谈判,和危机处理等,以培养学员结合商务英语能力和团队领导技能。适合已具有中级英语实力者精进职场竞争力,储备未来晋升管理阶层所需的实力。
本课程以全英语授课。以讲述法,启发式引导提问,和活动教学等方式来鼓励学员练习使用听觉感官和口说语感来提升外语学习兴趣和成效。
课程着重在听力和口语表达的训练,模仿单元主题情境进行分组对话练习,包括情境角色扮以及小组讨论案例,借此来训练学员英语口语表达流畅度和条理分明的逻辑架构,提升学员自信的专业风采。
每周授课主题,请参考周进度大纲。
周次 授课内容 作业 考试
1 Socializing Skills
Unit 1 Meet business partners
      -  Show your hospitality
Class activity: Socializing and talking about your job and company
 
   
2 Problem-solving Skills
Unit 5
dealing with business difficulties
  • explain and clarify a problem
  • predict the consequence
  • suggest possible actions
-  promise actions
Class activity: brainstorm solutions
 
   
3 Presentation Skills
Unit 3
  • give a short presentation
  • sequence points and make a summary
Unit 8
  • Get attention at the opening
  • speak with emphasis
Class activity: gaining attention at start
 
   
4 Managerial Skills:
Unit 4
  • signal the start of the meeting
  • greet and welcome participants
  • explain the background of the meeting
  • set meeting objectives,
  • open a meeting and evaluate performance  
Class activity: chair a meeting
 
 
 
   
5 Managerial Skills:
Unit 13
  • Lead a meeting
  • Summarize main points
  • Encourage people to speak
-  Control the meeting
 
Power Talk Skills
Unit 10
  • present a structural argument
Class activity: making a comparison between  two proposals
 
   
6 Negotiation Skills
Unit 11
  • make proposals
  • a win-win solutions
 
   
7 Unit 12
Participate in meeting (optional if circumstance allows. 依结训期末考时间而定)
Exit Test:  Oral Presentation (3 to 5 minutes)
Students are free to choose the following topics
Topic 1: Making a recommendation on how to revive sales of Spring Field Department (Individual work)
See details on the textbook  p35-36 task 2 brainstorm solutions to the Springfield problem)
Topic 2: Present a structural argument (individual work)
Choose one of the proposals on the textbook P51 task 2. Organize your reasons into a logic order. Be ready to explain and emphasize each reason. Then prepare a short introduction and conclusion. Students can follow the model from the Listening activity CD15.
Topic 3: Role-play a negotiation (pair up)
Choose one of the situations on the textbook page 70 -71 Task 1 to negotiation a deal.
 
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