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Engl 1121

  1. 1. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION ASSISTANT SECRETARIAT TECHNICAL EDUCATION PROGRAM ENGLISH DEPARTMENT SYLLABUSTitle of course : Business English ICode : ENGL 1121Duration : One (1) semesterCredits : Three (3)Hours : Three (3) of conferenceDate of revision : 2009 El Departamento de Educación no discrimina por razón de raza, color. Género, nacimiento, origen, condición social, ideas políticas o religiosas, edad o impedimento en sus actividades, servicios educativos y oportunidades de empleos. El Instituto Tecnológico de Puerto Rico reconoce las leyes ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) y 51 (Servicios Educativos Integrales para Personas con Impedimentos) para dar igual acceso a la educación y servicios. Los estudiantes con impedimentos deberán informar voluntariamente al (la) profesor (a), Trabajador (a) Social o Consejero (a) Académico (a) sobre sus necesidades especiales y/o de acomodo razonable para el o los cursos. Deberá informarlo a mayor brevedad posible. Mantendremos total confidencialidad.
  2. 2. ENGL 1121 Business English ICOURSE DESCRIPTIONThis course is designed for collage students in the Accounting and BusinessAdministration field. It focuses on broad areas of grammar, sentence structure andmechanics of the language. It develops the fundamentals of English and the finerpoints of style. Writing of memos, letters and other documentation.GENERAL OBJETIVESAt the end of the course, students will:1. Comprehend the fundamental of English grammar2. Enrich their vocabulary3. Apply skills studied in actual English communication activities4. Add communication skills to business written documentsSPECIFIC OBJETIVESDuring the course development, the students will:1. Learn and apply grammar rules.2. Use the correct sentence structure of the language: punctuation, capitalization3. enrich their vocabulary4. identify appropriate elements of business styleCONTENTS• Introduce parts of speech• Recognize verbs and subjects in the sentence• Identify adjectives, adverbs and direct objects• Practice noun plurals, kinds of nouns and possessives• Learn guidelines for numbers• Recognize different business styles• Learn the parts of the business letter• Practice letter formats• Familiarize with different kind of business letters• Learn resume formats and contents• Write Memos and e-mails 1
  3. 3. ENGL 1121 Business English ILEARNING STRATEGIES• Conferences• Critical thinking questions• Network diagram• Panel• Cooperaive learning• Special projects• Moral dilemasASSESSMENT STRATEGIES• Essay• Exhibition/demonstration• Interview• Observation• Performance task• Portfolio• Question & answer )oral=• Quiz, test, examination• Response journal• Select response• Self’assessment• Cooperative learning• RubricsEVALUACIÓN• Periodical test• Oral presentations• Portfolios• Special assigments• Quizzes• Daily class participation and Attendance• Big books 2
  4. 4. ENGL 1121 Business English ICALIFICATION SISTEMS 100 - 90 A 89 - 80 B 79 - 70 C 69 - 60 D 59 - 50 FTEXTGeffner, Andrea B. Barron’s Business English 4th Ed. 2004REFERENCE • Bibliografic Carbone, Mary T. Better Writing. Tomson 2006 Guffey, Mary Ellen. Essentials of Business Communication. South Western, 2001. Sabin, William A. The Greg Reference Manual. Van Rys, John. The Business Writer. Houghton Miffin. 2006 • Internet Site Resources www.College.hmco.com/English/students www.swlearning.com www.Thomsonlearning.com 3

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