GE2402 - English for Business Communication

Offering Academic Unit
Department of English
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
  • Grade D in HKAL Use of English or
  • Grade 4 in HKDSE or
  • Successful completion of English Academic Proficiency Courses (EL0220EL0222EL0223 and EL0225 - 6 credits) or English for Academic Purposes (EL0200 - 6 credits) or 
  • English for Academic Purposes 2 (LC0200B/EL0200B – 3 credits) or
  • Grade B or above in English for Academic Purposes 1 (LC0200A/EL0200A – 3 credits)
Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2021/22, Semester B 2021/22, Summer 2022

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

GE2402 Business Communication in English introduces students to the document types and communication styles used in business contexts internationally.  This course aims to develop students’ business communication competence in English, and to provide instruction in the skills necessary to communicate effectively in a team-based, technologically enhanced global business environment. The assessment includes e-mail writing, participating in a problem-based business meeting, persuasive writing, and a collaboratively written business plan, which includes a preliminary oral presentation.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 100%
Detailed Course Information


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