Please note that some of the following themes can be studied in more detail or replaced by other relevant themes.
Week 1 - Introductions and general etiquette
Greetings, introductions, what to do and how to behave online and in-person in a foreign language (requests, suggestions, apologies).
Week 2 – Yourself, your role, your company
Describing your company, talking about yourself and your role description, talking about your trade, understanding descriptions of other businesses in a foreign language.
Week 3 – Daily office tasks
Business routine, making an appointment, arranging a meeting, coffee/lunch break, daily tasks in a foreign language.
Week 4 - Meetings
Organising a meeting, making a business call, chairing an online meeting, meetings step-by-step in a foreign language.
Week 5 - Office writing
Emails, letters and reports in a foreign language.
Week 6 - Recruitment
Job offers and interviews: job adverts, applications, résumés, interviews in a foreign language.
Week 7 - Talking money
Numbers, budgeting and accounting, presenting and discussing a budget, dealing with banks and insurances in a foreign language.
Week 8 - Business trip
Going on a business trip, making reservations, arriving and leaving, asking for help, business situations abroad, frustrating situations abroad.
Week 9 - Formal presentations
Preparing and giving a presentation, understanding presentations in a foreign language.
Week 10 - Understanding specialist texts
Current affairs in your trade, reading, understanding and summarising specialist texts in a foreign language.