OJZ 530 - English for the Workplace 1

Course description:

Code: OJZ 530

Title: English for the Workplace 1

Abbreviation: EWP 1

Length: 1 semester

Level: B1 – B2

Credits: 2

Target participants: Any students of B1–B2 level who want to develop the English language skills needed for the global workplace.

Entry requirement/level of the course: B1-B2

If not sure, please, assess your level using a placement test or the CEFR assessment grid on our web pages.


Aims: To widen, supplement, and practice the functional language skills and vocabulary appropriate for the global workplace.

Content and Approach: Via a communicative approach students will practice and consolidate a chosen range of vocabulary and functional language from the field of English for the workplace. An essential part of the course is business correspondence in English, writing a CV, emails, telephoning, presentation skills, negotiating, finance, marketing, conferences etc. Students will also be introduced to the issue of intercultural communication in the global workplace. The practice of language skills, vocabulary, functional language, and grammar take place in the context of the global workplace. Activities are conducted via group, pair, and individual work.


Credit points are awarded for:

  • Regular attendance (3 absences allowed)
  • Active work during lessons
  • Homework
  • Passing quizzes and tests with a minimum number of points as determined by individual instructors

The course requires a minimum of one hour per week of homework.

Materials: available on Moodle

Other requirements:

  • To attend the course all students must be registered on STAG.