FIED (Fédération Interuniversitaire de l'Enseignement à Distance)



The course tries to offer a realistic and lively approach to many of the topics and situations which students and practicing business people will encounter in their careers. Each unit contains a series of challenging activities, which draw on authentic materials and provide opportunities for students to practise language skills. The course is to be considered in perspective with other business courses students have attended in Year 1, Semester 2, and contains units covering business and economic issues including Work Organisation and Production, Central Banks and Capital Markets. There are no prerequisites for this course but studying English at university level is definitely an advantage.


This is a course for upper- intermediate and advanced level students who need to understand and talk about key business and economic concepts.

The aims of this course are:

  • To present learners with the language and concepts found in newspaper and magazine articles on business and economics, and in company documents.
  • To develop reading skills and give practice in the comprehension of business and economic texts.
  • To provide students with opportunities to express business concepts themselves, by reformulating them in their own words while synthesizing, summarizing, analyzing, criticizing, discussing and commenting ideas.
  • To develop listening skills.

This document is a short course with two key objectives:

  • to develop your technique in key areas of communication, socializing, and presenting information.
  • to develop your knowledge of the language used in these key areas

Diplômes intégrant cette UE ou Enseignement

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Crédits ECTS 2

Niveau d'étude bac+1 ou 2

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