Business English and Lab

Korea University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Business English and Lab

  • Host University

    Korea University

  • Location

    Seoul, South Korea

  • Area of Study

    English

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

    3
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4
  • Overview

    Course Objectives
    This course is designed to enhance students’ English ability in business settings. The emphasis is on developing communication skills and learning specific languages students will need in carrying their jobs in the professional work environment. By completing this emphasis, this course aims to help students’ preparation for the future work by widening knowledge of various business situations. This course does not require students’ business knowledge or experience but provides language from accessible contexts in the course material.

    Methodology
    The course content involves business situations such as getting in contact, crossing cultures, working with others, performance at work, human resources, business meeting, corporate image, and writing a resume and cover letter for job application. In the classroom, students will participate in communication activities and discussions through a pair or small group work.

    Textbook
    Course packet: available at the Main Library copy center (i.e. copinara)
     

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.