The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Business English: Basics

This course is part of Business English for Non-Native Speakers Specialization

Taught in English

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Kin Tang
Delian Gaskell
Sean McMinn

Instructors: Kin Tang

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20 hours (approximately)
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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

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20 hours (approximately)
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There are 6 modules in this course

Welcome to Week 1! This week, we will cover Module 1 where we introduce you to the objectives and structure of this Specialization and course.

What's included

3 videos4 readings3 discussion prompts

Welcome to Week 2! This week we will cover Module 2 where we introduce you to basic communication and language skills you will use in general business situations. You will also be introduced to vocabulary and language skills common to business communications.

What's included

7 videos7 readings3 quizzes1 peer review1 discussion prompt

Welcome to Week 3! This week we will cover Module 3 where we will introduce you to common styles of English you will use for different spoken and written situations in general business situations. You will also be introduced to vocabulary and language skills common to business communications.

What's included

7 videos6 readings3 quizzes2 peer reviews1 discussion prompt

Welcome to Week 4! This week we will cover Module 4 where we will introduce you to ways of identifying the purpose and audience for spoken and written documents in general business situations and how this can affect language use. You will also be introduced to vocabulary and language skills common to business communications.

What's included

7 videos5 readings3 quizzes1 peer review1 discussion prompt

Welcome to Week 5! This week we will cover Module 5 where we will introduce you to ways of analyzing business cases and strategies for critical reading. You will also be introduced to vocabulary and language skills common to business communications.

What's included

5 videos8 readings3 quizzes1 peer review1 discussion prompt

Welcome to Week 6! This week we will cover Module 6 where we will conclude the course and you will need to complete the final exam and post-course survey.

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1 reading1 quiz

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4.6 (303 ratings)
Kin Tang
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
5 Courses274,970 learners
Delian Gaskell
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
5 Courses274,970 learners
Sean McMinn
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
5 Courses274,970 learners

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