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KIEN2036 Financial English, Self-study 2 ECTS
Organised by
Centre for Language and Communication St./English
Person in charge
Kelly Raita

Keywords

Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: B2

General description

Self-study course that covers the key vocabulary needed in finance. The course is based on the book Financial English by Ian MacKenzie. Students regularly report to the teacher to check on progress. A learning log is used.

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course students should:
- be aware of essential language and terminology needed in the world of finance
- be able to consult financial documents with greater ease
- be more familiar with terminology used in the financial press
- be able to discuss financial issues

Contents

Topics covered on the course include:
- accounting basics
- money and banking
- trade and commerce
- company finance
- economic issues.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Independent work 56 h 0 h

This is a self-study course.

Teaching language

English

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Study journal / learning diary
  • In English
Exercise(s)
  • In English

To pass the course, the student must complete the Learning Log in detail. In addition, an account should be created in the on-line vocabulary website "Quizlet". The student must use Quizlet actively during the course to create, review and test vocabulary.

Evaluation and evaluation criteria

Pass/fail.
Completion of 4 units form the course book; learning diary; quizlet glossary; discussion and meetings with the teacher in charge.

Study materials

Mackenzie, I. 1995. Financial English. LTP. Available in self-study room.

Further information

NB! This course is not available in 2015-2016.

Belongs to following study modules

Centre for Language and Communication Studies
2014–2015
Teaching
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