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Lecture 1

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Lecture 1

  1. 1. Welcome25-02-2013
  2. 2. Programme Business English II (4 credits) Classes on Monday 3:30-5:30pm in B 2.08  Lectures (L)  Guided work sessions (GWS)  Feedback and evaluation sessions (FBS and ES) Total of 11 weeks  February 25  May 24 (11 weeks)  No class in week 5 due to international marketing week  Week 6: TED conference
  3. 3. Continuous assessment Assignments  2 written assignments  1 oral presentation  Groups of 2-3 students  Maximum 30 minutes  Business, politics, etc.  Week 6-10  Pay attention to deadlines! Final assessment  Written exam  Exam period
  4. 4. Spelling Beware of heard, a dreadful word, That looks like beard and sounds like bird, And dead: it’s said like bed, not bead, For Goodness’ sake, don’t call it deed! Watch out for meat and great and threat, They rhyme with suite and straight and debt!
  5. 5. Toledo Announcements Course information  Course guide Course documents  Slide shows  Course materials  Reference works Staff  sven.cerulus@khleuven.be
  6. 6. Questions1. Who influenced you most when you were a child?2. What is the name of the town or village where you grew up?3. What subject did you hate most at school?4. What is your favorite possession?5. What is your dream job?6. What is the surname of someone still alive, that you don’t like very much?
  7. 7. Questions7. What are two things you really enjoy doing?8. In what year did you first go abroad?9. What is the most beautiful, exciting or wonderful place you have ever visited?10. When did something really important happen to you for the last time?11. What two things worry you?
  8. 8. Nice to meet you! Good communication skills are very important!

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