English: Writing Business Reports Group B (ILV)


Course lecturer:


 Georg Jeschke

Specialization AreaIntercultural Management
Course numberB4.06360.70.081
Course codeENG:WBR
Semester of degree program Semester 3
Mode of delivery Presencecourse
ECTS credits1,0
Language of instruction English

After successful completion of the course, students:

  • Describe processes and make recommendations using relevant and appropriate language (passive voice, language of recommendations, topic-specific vocabulary)
  • Write a business report in an appropriate style using appropriate English language that includes critical data analysis and recommendations.
  • Express themselves grammatically correctly and coherently using appropriate style and context-specific vocabulary, e.g. process description.
  • Collaboratively formulate an accurate process description in English.
  • Reflect on their performance and identify mutual language strengths and weaknesses.
  • Identify individual learning goals and performance based on their self-reflection

In the course "English: Writing Business Reports" the following topics/contents are covered:

  • Writing business reports
  • Language of business reports (passive/recommendations/formal language/compound nouns)
  • Writing Process Descriptions

Emmerson, P. (2003): Business Builder. Oxford: Macmillan.
Emmerson, P. (2010) Business Grammar Builder: Second Edition - Intermediate to Upper-Intermediate / Student's Book with Audio-CD. Macmillan.
McCarthy, M./O'Dell, F. (2008). Academic Vocabulary in Use. Cambridge, New York et al.: Cambridge University Press

Moderated group work, lecture, discussion, case study work

Cumulative module examination
The module grade is calculated weighted by the ECTS credits of the individual courses of the module and results as follows:
ILV "English: Writing Business Reports" - 1 ECTS Credit
Assessment type: Continuous assessment
Assessment method/s: Participation in class, multiple choice test, business report in combination with the topics of procurement management