OBJECTIVES:

Saber entender y utilizar correctamente el léxico y las expresiones empleadas en los diferentes entornos profesionales. Saber comunicarse y expresarse con fluidez y de manera clara y detallada tanto de forma oral como escrita en los distintos ámbitos del mundo empresarial.

 

 

BUSINESS ENGLISH

CONTENTS:

Company facts

Describing your job and job contracts

Company structure

The development process

Job benefits and employment procedures

Customer satisfaction

Travel

Orders and deliveries

Sales and advertising

Giving a formal presentation

Corporate entertainment

Evaluating performance. Describing trends

Global issues

Managing time. Negotiating conditions

Personal development and training

Careers. Giving a personal presentation

 

ENGLISH FOR ACCOUNTING

CONTENTS:

Jobs in accounting

Accounting principles

Creative accounting

CPA and Chartered Accountant

Profit and Loss Statement

Balance Sheet

Explaining accounts

Ratio analysis

Tax systems

Methods of depreciation

Calculating tax expense

Taxation planning

Role of auditors

Types of audits

Auditor-client relationship

Describing graphs

An auditor´s report

Defining management accounting

Statement of Cash Flows

Budgets

The future of accounting

Cross-border investments

Different accounting practices

Intercultural issues

Globalization and the role of accountants

 

ENGLISH FOR FINANCE

CONTENTS:

Money and income

Business finance

Accounting and accountancy

Bookkeeping

Company law

Accounting policies and standards

Accounting assumptions and principles

Depreciation and amortization

Auditing

The balance sheet

The other financial statements

Financial ratios

Cost accounting

Pricing

Personal banking

Commercial and retail banking

Financial institutions

Investment banking

Central banking

Interest rates

Money markets

Islamic banking

Money supply and control

Venture capital

Stocks and shares

Shareholders

Share prices

Bonds

Futures

Derivatives

Asset management

Hedge, funds and structured products

Describing charts and graphs

Mergers and takeovers

Leveraged buyouts

Financial planning

Financial regulation and supervision

International trade

Exchange rates

Financing international trade

Incoterms

Insurance

The business cycle

Taxation

Business plans

 

ENGLISH FOR BANKING

CONTENTS:

Banking today

Central banking issues

Services and procedures in the digital age

International trade operations

Money markets

Fraudulent activities

Failures, crises and bailouts

Financial prudency

Financial performance

Regulation and deregulation

Alternative approaches to banking

Banking review

 

ENGLISH FOR HUMAN RESOURCES

CONTENTS:

Job description

Person specifications

Recruitment and advertising

Job advertisements

A curriculum vitae

The job interview

Ageism

Employment contracts

Disciplinary and grievance procedures

Health and safety at work - stress and workplace injuries

HR development practices

Dealing with staff problems

Appraisal interviews and reports

Training courses

Equal opportunities and diversity

Salaries and fringe benefits

Salary reviews

The role of trade unions

Labour relations

A wage negotiation

 

ENGLISH FOR TOURISM

CONTENTS:

Types of accommodation

Hotel facilities

Hotels, trade fairs, tour operators

Hotels, airlines, conference organisers

Staffing and internal organization

Reservations and check - in

Hotel and restaurant services

Money matters

Dealing with complaints

Off - site services

The business traveller

Conferences

Travel agencies and tour operators

Tourism organisations and tourist boards

All tourism providers

Customer relations departments

Tour and resort representatives 

 

ENGLISH FOR COMPUTER USERS

CONTENTS:

Computer applications

Configuration

Inside the system

Bits and bytes

Buying a computer

Type and click!

Capture your favourite image

Viewing the output

Choosing a printer

I/O devices for disabled

Floppies

Hard drives

Optical breakthrough

Operatig systems

The Graphical User Interface

A walk through word processing

Spreadsheets

Databases

Graphics and design

Desktop publishing

Multimedia

Program design

Languages

The PostScript revolution

Jobs in computing

Electronic communications

LANs and WANs

New technologies