In agreement with the degree objectives, the course is designed to provide content and functional skills for successful professional interaction and digital communication through teaching material adequate to the consolidation of the B1 level (CEFR). Besides, it aims to make students aware of the internationally recognized position of English as lingua franca at economic, political and institutional levels.
Expected learning outcomes
Students are expected to acquire the communicative competence needed to act in specialized professional contexts based on the B1 level (CEFR) requirements. They will learn some basic notions regarding communication in professional contexts, specialized lexicon, and the use of pragmatic and rhetorical skills necessary to perform as managers in several contexts. Thus, they will be aware of the role of English as lingua franca in professional contexts.
Lesson period: Third trimester
(In case of multiple editions, please check the period, as it may vary)