This course aims to equip students with the knowledge skills and awareness to function comfortably in English in a business environment as well as to enable them to more effectively pursue their academic studies in an English language medium. As such the course will include meeting others in a business context; using common media such as the telephone; fax, email, text-messaging, memoranda, brief reports and various types of business letter effectively; exchanging and reporting information; analysing and describing business trends and processes; utilising graphical presentation; making arrangements and negotiating at a simple level