Module manual


Business English


Business English competence at CEFR level B1.

Teaching methods Seminar
Learning target / Competences

Students acquire a basic vocabulary of economics. They learn to understand economic texts and facts and to talk about them.

Duration 1 Semester
Hours per week 4.0
Classes 60 h
Individual / Group work: 90 h
Workload 150 h
ECTS 5.0
Requirements for awarding credit points

Practical work (PA) and oral presentation (RE)
Weighting: 50% PA, 50% RE

Responsible person

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ingo Dittrich

Recommended semester 1. Semester
Frequency Every sem.

Bachelor’s degree programs:
Betriebswirtschaft/Logistik und Handel


Business English

Type Seminar
Nr. W0174
Hours per week 4.0
  • Acquisition of business vocabulary through topics such as management and leadership, sales, marketing, start-ups, commerce, finance and accounting, and business ethics, among others
  • Reading and listening comprehension through work with specialized sources
  • Work on case studies
  • Simulation of everyday business situations such as presentations, telephone calls, meetings, negotiations, job applications and business correspondences
  • Application-oriented reviewing and consolidation of English grammar