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First Session Materials for Business English Subject

ssion, 25th September 2012

Posted on September 24, 2012 by laris.sagala

PRESENTATION 1 : VOCABULARY BUILDER

A. MAIN TOPICS TO BE COVERED ON BUSINESS ENGLISH SUBJECT

–  How To Start English Conversation

–  Application Letter

–  Job Interview

–  Reading, Translating, and Summarizing English Passages

–  Listening Audio and Watching Video

–   Mid Semester Exam    (Written Exam)

–   Writing Paragraph

–   Explaining Graph

–   Reading, Translating, and Summarizing English Passage

–   Listening Audio and Watching Video.

–   How to make effective presentation

–   Final Semester Exam  (Presentation by students)

B. PAMU’S RULES

 1. At least 75 % attendance for Final Semester Exam,

2. Must take mid and final exam,

3. Not more than 30 minutes late,

4. Well dress and good attitude,

5. Turn hand phone off.

D. GRADING SYSTEM

1.      Kehadiran                     10 %

2.      Tugas                            20 %

3.      UTS                              30 %

4.      UAS                              40 %

Scoring System

1.      80 – 100 = A

2.      68 – 79   = B

3.      56 – 67   = C

4.      45 – 55   = D

5.      0 –  44    = E

 

E. BREAKING THE ICE

Good afternoon everybody. Let me introduce myself. My name is___________________ I’m_____________years old. I live at___________________________________________ I study at Esa Unggul University, Faculty of ………………, majoring………………………………. in the________________ semester. About family background, I have _________brother(s)s and ________ sister(s). My phone number is________________My hobby is __________ In future, I want to be____________________.  That’s all about my personal identity. Thank you for listening

 

Asking And Giving Opinion

I. A brief Description about the topic

As university students, how often do you give opinion to other people? Is it in formal or informal situation? How do you feel while giving opinion? Here below, some essential notes about this topic are available.

1. University students as intellectual people, must be familiar to asking and giving opinion especially in formal situation such as joining seminar, facing exam, taking part on workshop, attending discussion etc.

2. In giving opinion, be accustomed to telling reason or argument. For example, when you say disagreement to someone’s opinion, you need to tell the reason why you disagree.

3. University students must be able to appreciate different opinion. It means your opinion sometimes will be received or rejected by others. Remember, it is impossible that an opinion will be accepted by all people.

4. University students must be able to differentiate between formal and informal situation.

5. The following list deals about some common phrases that can be applied to ask someone’s opinion in formal situation.

A) What’s your opinion about demonstration?

B) What is your comment about TV’s current programs?

C) What can you say about function of money?

D) According to your mind what are the characteristics of a good boss?

E) What is your point of view about working overtime?

F) What do you know about pollution?

H) What do you think about law enforcement in Indonesia nowadays?

6. There are some ways you can apply in giving opinion in formal situation.

A) In my opinion, demonstration is OK as long as the demonstrators do not disturb public interest.

B) I think working overtime is good especially for the efficiency of the company.

C) According to my mind, one characteristic of a good boss is polite when speaking to employees.

D) If I am not mistaken, law enforcement in Indonesia is getting improvement.

 

II. Complete the exercise on your module page: 46, 47, and 48

III. Please drill your students vocabulary page 10.