實用商務英語口語表達 (授課教師:古如君)

本課程是一門進階級商務英語溝通訓練。透過國際商務核心職能主題單元,例如拓展商務社交能力,主持會議,提案建議,商務談判,和危機處理等,以培養學員結合商務英語能力和團隊領導技能。適合已具有中級英語實力者精進職場競爭力,儲備未來晉升管理階層所需的實力。
本課程以全英語授課。以講述法,啟發式引導提問,和活動教學等方式來鼓勵學員練習使用聽覺感官和口說語感來提升外語學習興趣和成效。
課程著重在聽力和口語表達的訓練,模仿單元主題情境進行分組對話練習,包括情境角色扮以及小組討論案例,借此來訓練學員英語口語表達流暢度和條理分明的邏輯架構,提升學員自信的專業風采。
每週授課主題,請參考週進度大綱。
週次 授課內容 作業 考試
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. 依結訓期末考時間而定)
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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