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Intelligent Business Upper Intermediate Teaching Programme. Unit 1: Alliances. ... A. Language and grammar functions * Review of tenses. B. Vocabulary * Definitions.


Intelligent Business Upper Intermediate

General Teaching Programme

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Area of Foreign Languages English

Intelligent Business Upper Intermediate Teaching Programme

Unit 1: Alliances

Aims

* To read a magazine article about mergers and acquisitions. * To use tenses properly. * To use definitions and metaphors. * To develop career skills: building relationships. * To exchange information about working relationships. * To analyse a dilemma and take a decision about it.

Contents

I. Communication skills * Reading a magazine article about mergers and acquisitions. * Listening to a speech. * Writing a short press release. * Listening and developing a dialogue to build relationships. * Reading the profile of two companies and write a memo about a decision taken by one of the companies.

II. Language reflections

A. Language and grammar functions * Review of tenses.

B. Vocabulary

* Definitions. * Metaphors.

III. Sociocultural aspects

* To discuss about working relationships.

CROSS-CURRICULAR TOPICS

Consumer’s education To show interest in mergers and acquisitions. Spring in their steps, page 9.

Assessment

I. Communication skills * Students’ Book. Dilemma & Decision, page 14 II. Language reflections * Test Master. Unit Test 01

III. Sociocultural aspects

* Students’ Book. Culture at work, page 13

Unit 2: Projects

Aims

* To read a magazine article about managing a project. * To use articles properly. * To use synonyms, vocabulary on problems, expressions with take and vocabulary on projects. * To develop career skills: setting goals. * To exchange information about respecting deadlines. * To analyse a dilemma and take a decision about it.

Contents

I. Communication skills * Listening and speaking about project management. * Reading a magazine article about managing a project. * Listening and speaking about setting goals. * Writing an email. * Reading about a crisis, discussing a solution and writing it.

II. Language reflections

A. Language and grammar functions * Articles.

B. Vocabulary

* Synonyms. * Problems. * Expressions with take. * Projects.

III. Sociocultural aspects

* To discuss about respecting deadlines.

CROSS-CURRICULAR TOPICS

Consumer’s education To show interest in managing a project. Up, up and away, page 17.

Assessment

I. Communication skills * Students’ Book. Dilemma & Decision, page 22 II. Language reflections * Test Master. Unit Test 02

III. Sociocultural aspects

* Students’ Book. Culture at work, page 21

Unit 3: Teamworking

Aims

* To read a magazine article about meeting techniques. * To use modal forms properly. * To use collocations and multi-part verbs. * To develop career skills: team building. * To exchange information at work. * To analyse a dilemma and take a decision about it.

Contents

I. Communication skills * Speaking and reading a magazine article about meeting techniques. * Writing an answer about your product, prices, terms and schedules. * Reading and speaking about team roles. * Listening and speaking about team building. * Reading the ideas of a team leader, discuss them in groups and writing a final memo with the decisions made.

II. Language reflections

A. Language and grammar functions * Modal forms.

B. Vocabulary

* Collocations. * Multi-part verbs.

III. Sociocultural aspects

* To discuss about exchanging information.

CROSS-CURRICULAR TOPICS

Moral and civic education To show interest and realise of the importance of teamworking. Team roles, page 27.

Assessment

I. Communication skills * Students’ Book. Dilemma & Decision, page 30 II. Language reflections * Test Master. Unit Test 03

III. Sociocultural aspects

* Students’ Book. Culture at work, page 29

Unit 4: Information

Aims

* To read a magazine article about automating management. * To use question forms properly. * To use synonyms. * To develop career skills: questioning techniques. * To exchange information about asking appropriate questions. * To analyse a dilemma and take a decision about it.

Contents

I. Communication skills * Reading a magazine article about automating management and speak about it. * Listening to someone speaking about intelligence and security. * Listening and practicing questioning techniques. * Reading about spying on staff, discuss about it and write a short report about it.

II. Language reflections

A. Language and grammar functions * Question forms.

B. Vocabulary

* Synonyms.

C. Pronunciation * Tag questions intonation.

III. Sociocultural aspects

* To discuss about asking appropriate questions.

CROSS-CURRICULAR TOPICS

Consumer’s education To show interest in information technology. How about now, page 35.

Assessment

I. Communication skills * Students’ Book. Dilemma & Decision, page 40 II. Language reflections * Test Master. Unit Test 04

III. Sociocultural aspects

* Students’ Book. Culture at work, page 39

Unit 5: Technology

Aims

* To read a magazine article about mobile phones. * To use relative clauses properly. * To use definitions and compound nouns. * To develop career skills: briefing. * To exchange information about assigning tasks. * To analyse a dilemma and take a decision about it.

Contents

I. Communication skills * Listening and speaking: describing features and functions. * Speaking and reading about mobile phones. * Listening and speaking about briefing someone else. * Speaking and writing about turning new ideas into reality.

II. Language reflections

A. Language and grammar functions * Relative clauses.

B. Vocabulary

* Definitions. * Compound nouns.

III. Sociocultural aspects

* To discuss about assigning tasks.

CROSS-CURRICULAR TOPICS

Consumer’s education To show interest in mobile communications. The march of the mobiles, page 44.

Assessment

I. Communication skills * Students’ Book. Dilemma & Decision, page 48 II. Language reflections * Test Master. Unit Test 05

III. Sociocultural aspects

* Students’ Book. Culture at work, page 47

Unit 6: Advertising

Aims

* To read a magazine article about targeting the audience. * To use gerunds and infinitives properly. * To use definitions and collocations. * To develop career skills: storytelling. * To exchange information about personal narratives. * To analyse a dilemma and take a decision about it.

Contents

I. Communication skills * Speaking about advertising. * Reading a magazine article about targeting the audience. * Listening, speaking and writing about adverts. * Speaking: storytelling. * Reading, speaking and writing about a new advert.

II. Language reflections

A. Language and grammar functions * Gerunds and infinitives.

B. Vocabulary

* Definitions. * Collocations.

III. Sociocultural aspects

* To discuss about personal narratives.

CROSS-CURRICULAR TOPICS

Consumer’s education To show interest in the advertising industry. The harder hard sell, page 51.

Assessment

I. Communication skills * Students’ Book. Dilemma & Decision, page 56 II. Language reflections * Test Master. Unit Test 06

III. Sociocultural aspects

* Students’ Book. Culture at work, page 55

Unit 7: Law

Aims

* To read a magazine article about company liability. * To use the passive properly. * To use definitions, synonyms, word groups and collocations. * To develop career skills: negotiating. * To exchange information about bargaining. * To analyse a dilemma and take a decision about it.

Contents

I. Communication skills * Speaking about legal professions. * Reading a magazine article about company liability; discussing and writing about it. * Listening, speaking and writing about negotiating. * Reading, acting out a negotiation and writing about it.

II. Language reflections

A. Language and grammar functions * The passive.

B. Vocabulary

* Definitions. * Synonyms. * Word groups. * Collocations.

III. Sociocultural aspects

* To discuss about bargaining.

CROSS-CURRICULAR TOPICS

Moral and civic education To show interest in litigation; The people vs the USA, page 61.

Assessment

I. Communication skills * Students’ Book. Dilemma & Decision, page 66 II. Language reflections * Test Master. Unit Test 07

III. Sociocultural aspects

* Students’ Book. Culture at work, page 65

Unit 8: Brands

Aims

* To read a magazine article about the luxury business. * To use adjectives and adverbs properly. * To use synonyms, verb-preposition and combinations. * To develop career skills: dealing with people at work. * To exchange information about interpersonal relationships. * To analyse a dilemma and take a decision about it.

Contents

I. Communication skills * Speaking and listening about brand awareness. * Reading a magazine article about the luxury business and speak about it. * Listening, speaking and writing about corporate brands. * Listening and speaking about dealing with people at work. * Reading, discussing a dilemma and writing about it.

II. Language reflections

A. Language and grammar functions * Adjectives and adverbs.

B. Vocabulary

* Synonyms. * Verbs-preposition combinations.

III. Sociocultural aspects

* To discuss about interpersonal relationships.

CROSS-CURRICULAR TOPICS

Consumer’s education To show interest in the evolution of an exclusive firm - Gucci. The luxury business, page 69.

Assessment

I. Communication skills * Students’ Book. Dilemma & Decision, page 74 II. Language reflections * Test Master. Unit Test 08

III. Sociocultural aspects

* Students’ Book. Culture at work, page 73

Unit 9: Investment

Aims

* To read a magazine article about investors. * To use emphasis properly. * To use definitions and prefixes. * To develop career skills: prioritising. * To exchange information about status and society. * To analyse a dilemma and take a decision about it.

Contents

I. Communication skills * Reading to some investor profiles and speak about them. * Reading a magazine article about investors. * Speaking about investing. * Speaking, listening and writing about prioritising. * Reading, discussing a dilemma and writing about it.

II. Language reflections

A. Language and grammar functions * Emphasis.

B. Vocabulary

* Definitions. * Prefixes.

III. Sociocultural aspects

* To discuss about status and society.

CROSS-CURRICULAR TOPICS

Consumer’s education To show interest in investors psychology. Freud, folly and finance, page 77.

Assessment

I. Communication skills * Students’ Book. Dilemma & Decision, page 82 II. Language reflections * Test Master. Unit Test 09

III. Sociocultural aspects

* Students’ Book. Culture at work, page 81

Unit 10: Energy

Aims

* To read a magazine article about resource depletion. * To use conditionals properly. * To use negative prefixes and collocations. * To develop career skills: problem-solving. * To exchange information about approaches to problems. * To analyse a dilemma and take a decision about it.

Contents

I. Communication skills * Speaking about energy. * Reading a magazine article about resource depletion and speaking about it. * Listening and writing about renewable energy. * Listening and speaking about problem-solving. * Reading, discussing a dilemma and writing about it.

II. Language reflections

A. Language and grammar functions * Conditionals.

B. Vocabulary

* Negative prefixes. * Collocations.

III. Sociocultural aspects

* To discuss about approaches to problems.

CROSS-CURRICULAR TOPICS

Environmental education To show interest in fossil fuel. Fossil fuel dependency, page 87.

Assessment

I. Communication skills * Students’ Book. Dilemma & Decision, page 92 II. Language reflections * Test Master. Unit Test 10

III. Sociocultural aspects

* Students’ Book. Culture at work, page 91

Unit 11: Going public

Aims

* To read a magazine article about the founders of Google. * To use future forms properly. * To use definitions and prefixes. * To develop career skills: making a presentation. * To exchange information about presentation styles. * To analyse a dilemma and take a decision about it.

Contents

I. Communication skills * Listening and speaking about stock market launches. * Reading a magazine article about the founders of Google and speak about it. * Listening to an analyst’s view and write your opinion about it. * Listening and making a presentation. * Reading, discussing a dilemma and writing about it.

II. Language reflections

A. Language and grammar functions * Future forms.

B. Vocabulary

* Definitions. * Prefixes.

III. Sociocultural aspects

* To discuss about presentation styles.

CROSS-CURRICULAR TOPICS

Consumer’s education To show interest in the founders of Google. Page and Brin’s daring IPO, page 95.

Assessment

I. Communication skills * Students’ Book. Dilemma & Decision, page 100 II. Language reflections * Test Master. Unit Test 11

III. Sociocultural aspects

* Students’ Book. Culture at work, page 99

Unit 12: Competition

Aims

* To read a magazine article about competitive advantage. * To use time clauses properly. * To use expressions with have and compound nouns. * To develop career skills: handling conflict. * To exchange information about confrontation. * To analyse a dilemma and take a decision about it.

Contents

I. Communication skills * Listening, speaking and writing about protecting a market. * Reading a magazine article about competitive advantage and speak about it. * Listening and speaking about handling conflict. * Reading, discussing about protecting the market and writing about it.

II. Language reflections

A. Language and grammar functions * Time clauses.

B. Vocabulary

* Expressions with have. * Compound nouns.

III. Sociocultural aspects

* To discuss about confrontation.

CROSS-CURRICULAR TOPICS

Consumer’s education To show interest in the market of computers. Crunch time for Apple, page 103.

Assessment

I. Communication skills * Students’ Book. Dilemma & Decision, page 108 II. Language reflections * Test Master. Unit Test 12

III. Sociocultural aspects

* Students’ Book. Culture at work, page 107



Unit 13: Banking

Aims

* To read a magazine article about investing in development. * To use reference words properly. * To use expressions with make and collocations. * To develop career skills: persuading. * To exchange information about exerting influence. * To analyse a dilemma and take a decision about it.

Contents

I. Communication skills * Listening and speaking about banking institutions. * Reading a magazine article about investing in development and speaking about it. * Reading and speaking about an investment bank for sale. * Listening and speaking about persuading. * Reading, discussing a dilemma and writing about it.

II. Language reflections

A. Language and grammar functions * Reference words.

B. Vocabulary

* Expressions with make. * Collocations.

III. Sociocultural aspects

* To discuss about exerting influence.

CROSS-CURRICULAR TOPICS

Education for peace To show interest in microfinance for the developing world. A path to helping the poor, page 113.

Assessment

I. Communication skills * Students’ Book. Dilemma & Decision, page 118 II. Language reflections * Test Master. Unit Test 13

III. Sociocultural aspects

* Students’ Book. Culture at work, page 117

Unit 14: Training

Aims

* To read a magazine article about motivational training. * Clauses and sentence construction. * To use words groups, verb-preposition and combinations. * To develop career skills: motivating. * To exchange information about providing incentives. * To analyse a dilemma and take a decision about it.

Contents

I. Communication skills * Reading and writing about training solutions. * Reading a magazine article about motivational training and speaking about it. * Listening and speaking about motivating. * Reading, discussing a dilemma and writing about it.

II. Language reflections

A. Language and grammar functions * Clauses and sentence construction.

B. Vocabulary

* Word groups. * Verbs-preposition combinations.

III. Sociocultural aspects

* To discuss about providing incentives.

CROSS-CURRICULAR TOPICS

Consumer’s education To show interest in training courses based on Shakespeare’s plays. A leadership lesson in Shakespeare, page 121.

Assessment

I. Communication skills * Students’ Book. Dilemma & Decision, page 126 II. Language reflections * Test Master. Unit Test 14

III. Sociocultural aspects

* Students’ Book. Culture at work, page 125

Unit 15: Consulting

Aims

* To read a magazine article about cross-border consultants. * To use reported speech properly. * Uses of like and word building. * To develop career skills: reporting. * To exchange information about reacting to change. * To analyse a dilemma and take a decision about it.

Contents

I. Communication skills * Reading and speaking about consulting services. * Reading a magazine article about cross-border consultants and speaking about it. * Listening and speaking about reporting. * Reading, discussing a dilemma and writing about it.

II. Language reflections

A. Language and grammar functions * Reported speech.

B. Vocabulary

* Uses of like. * Word building.

III. Sociocultural aspects

* To discuss about reacting to change.

CROSS-CURRICULAR TOPICS

Consumer’s education To show interest in the consultancy business. global professional-service firms, page 129.

Assessment

I. Communication skills * Students’ Book. Dilemma & Decision, page 134 II. Language reflections * Test Master. Unit Test 15

III. Sociocultural aspects

* Students’ Book. Culture at work, page 133

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