1 Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador 1. DATOS INFORMATIVOS FACULTAD: COMUNICACIÓN, LINGÜÍSTICA Y LITERATURA CARRERA: MULTILINGÜE EN NEGOCIOS Y RELACIONES INTERNACIONALES Asignatura: English for International Affairs I Código: 197 Plan de estudios: C061 Nivel: TERCERO Pre-requisitos: Inglés Sexto Nivel Co-requisitos: Academic Reading and Writing Créditos: Período académico: cinco PRIMER SEMESTRE DOCENTE. Nombre: Cristina Posso Breve reseña de la actividad académica y/o profesional: EFL/traducción Indicación de horario de atención al estudiante: Previa cita Teléfo: Grado académico o título profesional: Máster en la Enseñanza de Inglés 2. DEL CURSO Este curso introductorio prepara a los estudiantes para emplear el inglés en el mundo de los negocios y de las relaciones internacionales utilizando dicha lengua como su herramienta de comunicación e intercambio cultural. Además, el curso los aprestará para desempeñarse satisfactoriamente en el ambiente laboral y para asistir a seminarios académicos. En lo relativo al uso del inglés, los estudiantes aplicarán todas las destrezas de la comunicación con un nivel intermedio alto del idioma en cuestión. 3. OBJETIVO GENERAL Students will be able to manage English for International Affairs proficiently at a high intermediate level, in all of the four skills.
2 Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador 4. AL FINALIZAR EL CURSO, EL/A ESTUDIANTE ESTARÁ EN Identify the difference between formal and informal language, in international affairs contexts, both in written and oral production at an upper intermediate level. Relate academic texts having to do with international politics, ecomy and trade. Use high intermediate grammatical structures appropriately in written and oral production. Use collocations appropriately related to business lexicon. Determine an appropriate business lexicon to be used according to context and semantic fields. Use informal English in a natural and automatic way for daily activities inside the classroom. NIVEL DE DESARROLLO DE LOS RESULTADOS DE APRENDIZAJE INICIAL / MEDIO / ALTO Alto
3 SEMANA SEMANA Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador. RELACIÓN, ESTRATEGIAS DIDÁCTICAS Y ENSEÑANZA APRENDIZAJE UNIT SIX ADVERTISING To understand the different kinds of advertising companies use today and its appropriateness in different situations. To learn unit vocabulary related to advertising. Gerunds and infinitives Answer questions about the Ecomist article The harder sell at different levels of comprehension. Learn vocabulary from The harder sell by matching the words with their meanings, and completing a collocation-cloze exercise. The students will identify infinitives and gerunds taken from the above article, apply their rules for use, and complete a cloze article using their correct form. an reading comprehension related to different kinds of advertising used by companies today using questions based on the Bloom Taxomy. synym, collocation and cloze exercises for the unit vocabulary on advertising. identification, rule application and a cloze exercise for learning gerunds and infinitives in an advertising context. -be able to describe common types of advertising, when it should be used, and illustrate it in a group fax. -be able to use the unit vocabulary in a fax and role play assignments. -be able to use gerunds and infinitives in a fax and role play assignments. Write a fax in a small group deciding what type of advertising to use for difficult product launch. The students will use 2% of the unit vocabulary in the above fax and do a role play related to advertising that does the same. The students will use three infinitives and three gerunds in the above fax and complete a role play related to business advertising that uses the same number of gerunds and infinitives. ENSEÑANZA APRENDIZAJE UNIT 7 LAW To understand basic concepts of national and international law as it relates to business products. 4 Answer questions from the Ecomist article The people vs the USA at different levels of comprehension. an student understanding of national and international law as it relates to business products -be able to explain basic concepts of national and international law as it relates to business products. Students will write a short memo to their staff informing them about the outcome of their negotiations with ather beauty company about a conflict in product name.
4 SEMANA Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador using questions based on the Bloom Taxomy. To learn the business law unit vocabulary Passive tense Learn vocabulary from The people vs the USA by matching the words with their meanings, grouping them under headings, and completing a cloze exercise. The students will identify the passive equivalent of active sentences taken from the above article and identify their tense, rewrite a group of active sentences in the passive, and do a cloze activity with active and passive verbs. synym, file under heading, and cloze exercise for the unit vocabulary on law. identification, rule application and a cloze exercise for learning how to use the passive in a law context. be able to the unit vocabulary in a written memo and in a role play assignment. -be able to use passive tense in writing a memo and in a role play situation. The students will use 2% of the unit vocabulary in the above memo and do a roleplay related to law that does the same. The students will use the passive tense three times in the above memo and complete a role play related to business law that uses the passive tense three times. ENSEÑANZA APRENDIZAJE UNIT 8 BRANDS Learn about the role of brands in the business world today. Learn the unit vocabulary about brands. Answer questions from the Ecomist article Gucci has come through challenging times to see its fortunes rise again at different levels of comprehension. Learn vocabulary from the Ecomist article Gucci has come through challenging times to see its fortunes rise again by matching the words and verb-preposition combinations with their meanings and completing a cloze exercise. an student understanding about the role brands play in business world today using questions based on the Bloom Taxomy. synym and cloze exercises for the unit vocabulary related to brands. -be able to explain basic concepts about the role of brands in the business world today. -be able to use investing vocabulary writing a memo and in a role play situation. The students will act as director of a clothing company and write a memo to their staff informing them of the reasons for making a decision about the company brand and what the brand should represent.. The students will use 2% of the unit vocabulary on brands in the memo and do a role play related to brand significance that does the same.
5 SEMANA Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador Adjectives and adverbs The students will study examples from the article on brands (above) showing adjectives and adverbs used in different ways, find adjectives in the text for different synyms, and complete a cloze exercise with appropriate forms of words. synym exercises and a cloze exercise for adjectives and adverbs related to the brand unit. -be able to use adjectives and adverbs related to brand vocabulary in a memo and in a role play situation. The students will use 20% of the adjectives and adverbs taught in the unit in the above memo related to brands and complete a role play that does the same. ENSEÑANZA - APRENDIZAJE UNIT NINE Learn basic positive and negative concepts about investing. Learn the unit vocabulary about investing Read the Ecomist article Freud, folly and finance and answer questions about investing decisions and behaviors. Learn vocabulary from the Ecomist article Freud, folly and finance by matching words with their meanings and completing a cloze exercise. an student understanding about basic positive and negative concepts about investing and related questions based on the Bloom Taxomy. synym and cloze exercises to learn the investing vocabulary. -show a basic understanding of the concepts of investing in the business world today. -to use investing vocabulary writing a business letter and in a role play situation The students will write a letter of response evaluating a business plan in terms of its possible success. The students will use 2% of the unit vocabulary on investing in the above letter and do a role play related to the same. Prefixes Determine the meaning of a prefix from a sentence from the above article and then match the prefixes to a number of meanings. Then add the prefixes to a number of root words and complete a cloze exercise with the new terms. 8 a synym and cloze exercise to learn about prefixes. -to use investing vocabulary with prefixes when writing a business letter and in a role play situation. The students will use five prefixes when writing the above letter evaluating a business plan in terms of its possible success and also in a role play related to investing.
6 SEMANA Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador ENSEÑANZA APRENDIZAJE UNIT TEN To understand basic problems related to energy production and sales. To learn unit vocabulary related to energy and use of negative prefixes. Conditionals To answer questions about the Ecomist article Fossil fuel dependency at different levels of understanding. To learn vocabulary related to energy production from the Ecomist article Fossil fuel dependency by adding negative prefixes to certain adjectives. They will then make collocations with the terms oil, energy and power and complete a cloze exercise with the terms. Find examples from the text Fossil fuel dependency of conditionals type I, II, and III and state which time each refers to. Also, complete the mixed conditional sentences. an student understanding about basic problems related to energy production and sales and related questions based on the Bloom Taxomy. vocabulary exercises where the student combines adjectives with prefixes, makes collocations, and completes a cloze exercise. grammar exercises which use a magazine article as a contextualized base and where the student supplies the correct form of the verbs. -show understanding of the concepts taught about energy by constructing a feasible energy policy for the world to follow that includes such factors as limited supply and contamination. -use the new unit vocabulary related to energy to write the short report described above. -use conditionals and mixed conditionals in the appropriate situations. The students will act as members of a World Bank Commission and write short reports recommending the future policy of the bank for the world energy sector. They will also do a related roleplay. The students will use 2% the new energy vocabulary to write short reports recommending the future policy of the World Bank for the world energy sector. They will also do a related roleplay with the vocabulary. The students will use mixed conditionals three times in the above short reports and engage in a discussion with a partner about unfulfilled plans in the past and dreams they d like to realize w but can t. 20
7 Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador 6. METODOLOGÍA Y RECURSOS Metodología Theoretical classes taught by the teacher on grammar, vocabulary and cultural differences. Workshops. Group work. Recursos Classroom In Focus 7. EVALUACIÓN TIPO DE EVALUACIÓN CRONOGRAMA CALIFICACIÓN 1st partial grade. Homework & classwork. Until October th nd partial grade Oral & written mid-term exams October 8 th -12 th rd partial grade. Homework & classwork. Until December 7 th, 2012 Final Oral and Written exams. December th 14 th, BIBLIOGRAFÍA Básica BIBLIOGRAFÍA (BASARSE EN NORMAS APA) Trappe T. & Tullis G. (2006). Intelligent Business Coursebook. Spain: Pearson Education Limited. Trappe T. & Tullis G. (2006). Intelligent Business Workbook. Spain: Pearson Education Limited. APA. (Sixth Edition). (20). Publication Manual. Washington DC. USA: American Psychological Association. DISPONIBLE EN BIBLIOTECA A LA FECHA? NO. EJEMPLARES
8 Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador Complementaria BIBLIOGRAFÍA (BASARSE EN NORMAS APA) Wood, I. & Sanderson, P. (2001). Pass Cambridge BEC Higher Student Book. London England: Summertown Publishing. Several, (2002), BEC Higher Practice Test From The University Of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Azar, B. (1999). Understanding and Using English Grammar. New York USA: Prentice Hall Regents. Recomendada BIBLIOGRAFÍA (BASARSE EN NORMAS APA) Emmerson, P. (2002). Business Grammar Builder. Oxford England: Macmillan. Phillips, D. (2007). Longman Preparation Course for the TOEFL Test. New York USA: Pearson Education. DISPONIBLE EN BIBLIOTECA A LA FECHA? DISPONIBLE EN BIBLIOTECA A LA FECHA? NO. EJEMPLARES NO. EJEMPLARES Bibliotecas virtuales y sitios Web recomendados online.wsj.com/ Revisado: f) Coordinación de Docencia Fecha: Aprobado: f) Deca Fecha: Por el Consejo de Facultad Fecha:
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