Business Chinese | CHIN 3998 | INBA 3898

This course prepares students for the business world in contemporary China by developing their linguistic and cultural proficiency in a business context. Building upon the student’s elementary communication skills in Chinese, it focuses on contemporary usage of business Chinese in speaking and writing, Chinese business culture and customs, and preparation for working and living in China. It adopts a task-based approach and engages students in using Chinese in simulated business-related activities. This course fulfills the Chinese minor requirement as an upper-division elective. 4 semester hours.


Essentials in Korean Business Communications | INBA 2898

This course aims to help students acquire appropriate communication skills with emphasis on business etiquette. Useful Korean expressions and aspects of everyday life are also covered. Main topics include honorifics and formal communication skills, courteous responses to compliments, and talking about time, age, and hobbies. Students will become familiar with important cultural elements embedded in the language and apply their skills through simulated performance tasks in a business setting, which incorporate various authentic materials and technology resources.


French Business (to be offered Fall 2023) 

French 4250 Workshop in Professional French - A course designed for students who wish to reinforce and perfect their knowledge of French while being introduced to relevant, daily communication in the professional world. Topic vary by professional fields, such as French for business, tourism, the sciences, the legal field, administration, fashion, film industry, or catering and gastronomy. Students practice common oral and written professional interaction in selected fields through functional simulations. Prerequisite: One (1) FREN 3000-level course other than FREN 3104, or consent of instructor. 4 semester hours.


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For additional language resources, please see the Business Language Learning LibGuide.