This module is designed to develop academic communication skills for use on other modules across your programme and to contribute to your professional graduate attributes in the field of business. It is for second or third year students with English as an additional language who are studying business related subjects in the UK for the first time.
The module aims to improve academic communication in a business context, primarily in writing and reading skills, with some development of speaking skills. It develops language competence in academic business discourse, functions, grammar and vocabulary.
The module helps students perform the assessment tasks required in their second or third year of undergraduate study. These include essays, critical reviews, case studies, research reports, seminar discussions and presentations.The module also introduces the language and discourse necessary for completing literature reviews and dissertations.
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