Business English Syllabus

 

 

Teaching Calendar of Star College of Harbin Normal University  (2008-2009 School Year 2nd  Semester)

Department: Business Major: International Trade(Management)   Course Name: BEC Course Type: Compulsory  

Class Code  BE082701  Hours/Week 4   Total Hours  68

Teaching

Order

Date

Teaching Periods

Teaching Methods

Teaching Contents

Week 1

Lesson

1

3.3

4

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Course preview

Class activities

Grading

Introduction

Week 1

Lesson 2

3.6

4

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1.1 Meeting people

Greeting ( Formal & Informal )

Introduction

Week 2 Lesson 3

3.10

4

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Introducing someone else

(Business & Normal Setting)

Exercises

Week 2 Lesson 4

3.13

4

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Movie for Listening

Week 3 Lesson 5

3.17

4

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1.2 Keeping the conversation going

1.3 Finding out about people

Week 3 Lesson 6

3.20

4

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2.1 Describing a company

2.2 Starting a business

Week 4 Lesson 7

3.24

4

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2.3 Getting product information

3.1 Company structure

Week 4 Lesson 8

3.27

4

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3.2 Describing responsibilities

3.3 Leaving a message

Week 5 Lesson 9

3.31

4

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4.1 inviting

4.2 Getting to know you

Week 5Lesson 10

4.3

4

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4.3 Market research

6.1 Describing infrastructure

Week 6 Lesson 11

4.7

4

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6.2 Forms of transport

6.3 Dealing with order

Week 6 Lesson 12

4.10

4

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7.1 Talking about industries

7.2 Talking about imports and exports

Teaching

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Date

Teaching Periods

Teaching Methods

Teaching Contents

Week 7Lesson13

4.14

4

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7.3 Made in America

8.1 Discussing an itinerary

Week 7 Lesson 14

4.17

4

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8.2 Dealing with correspondence

8.3 Making and changing an appointment

Week 8 Lesson 15

4.21

4

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9.1 Services

9.2 Describing a product

Week 8 Lesson 16

4.24

4

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9.3 Keeping the customer happy

11.1 Projecting an image

Week 9 Lesson 17

4.28

4

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11.2 Choosing your media

11.3 Choosing a promotional product for your company

Week 9

5.1



National Day

Week 10 Lesson 18

5.5

4

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12.1 Describing performance

12.2 Cause and effect

Week 10 Lesson 19

5.8

4

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12.3 Presenting information

13.1 Negotiating the price

Week 11 Lesson 20

5.12

4

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13.2 Getting paid

13.3 Chasing payment

Week 11 Lesson 21

5.15

4

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14.1 Gift- giving

14.2 Planning a free day

Week 12

Lesson 22

5.19

4

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14.3 eating out

16.1 Corporate culture

Week 12 Lesson 23

5.22

4

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16.2 Everyday dilemma

16.3 A woman’s place

Week 13

5.26



Sports Meeting

Week 13

5.29

 

 

Holiday

Week 14 Lesson 24

6.2

4

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17.1 Greening the office

17.2 Reporting

 

Week 14 Lesson 25

6.5

4

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17.3 Cutting cost

18.1 Talking about regulations

Week 15 Lesson 26

6.9

4

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18.2 Describing a process

18.3 Company history

Week 15 Lesson 27

6.12

4

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19.1 Finding location

19.2 Organizing conference

Week 16 Lesson 28

6.16

4

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19.3 Presenting your product

Summary

Week 16

Lesson 29

6.19

4

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Exercises

Week 17 Lesson 30

6.23

4

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Exercises

Week 17 Lesson 31

6.26

4

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Exercises

Week 18

6.30 /7.3

 

 

Revision Week

Week 19

7.7/7.10

 

 

Final Exam

Week 20

7.14/7.17

 

 

Final Exam

 

 

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