International Business Professionals
IBP 32 Workplace English (IBP 096 A)
Instructor: Sue Clary
Message telephone: (425) 564-2125 E-mail: email@example.com
Time: Mondays, 6:30 – 8:20 Room: R-106A
Week 1 1/9 Syllabus, Who plans to return to Japan early?,
Vocabulary notebook, Observations vs. Interpretations
Week 2 1/16 No class: Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday
Week 3 1/23 Biz Talk: Business Travel Jargon, Prioritizing your tasks
Week 4 1/30 Biz Talk: Marketing Jargon, Oral Presentations
Week 5 2/6 Week 5 Evaluations due, Biz Talk Quiz #1, Oral
2/8 Meet with IBP 33 students from 6:30 – 8:20 in C-130 to share about your internship
Week 6 2/13 Brainstorm solutions to problems, Neuro-linguistic
Programming, Oral Presentations
2/15 Give presentations to Taiwanese students interested in the IBP program, C-130 from 6:30 – 8:20
Week 7 2/20 No class: President’s Day Holiday
Week 8 2/27 Biz Talk: Finance Slang & Jargon, Oral Presentations
Week 9 3/6 Biz Talk: Sports Terms Used in Business, Oral
Week 10 3/13 Biz Talk: Advertising Jargon, Biz Talk Quiz #2, Oral
Week 11 3/20 Oral Presentations, Final Evaluations
This class is designed to improve necessary skills to complete a successful observation internship. In addition, this class will provide an opportunity to network with other IBP students in order to provide support and share ideas.
You will be given a letter grade at the end of this course. Your grade will be based on attendance, class participation, and completion of necessary internship documents (Week 5 Evaluation, Final Evaluation, and Site Supervisor Evaluation).
Daily attendance is expected. If you are absent more than 2.2 hours (10% of the total hours), you will receive a warning letter. If you are absent more than 3.3 hours (15% of the total hours), you will be dismissed from the program. If you cannot attend class, you should contact me BEFORE the class, either by phone message or by e-mail.
If you are more than 5 minutes late for class, you will be marked as ˝ absence. Learning to arrive to class on time is an important skill for your internship and job performance in the future.
If you are not in class, you are not participating (F). If you sit in the class and speak only when the teacher calls on you, you are not participating well (D). If you sometimes volunteer an answer or ask a question, you are doing the minimum participation (C). If you often volunteer or answer or ask a question, you are participating well (B). If you volunteer an answer or ask a question almost everyday, you are participating very well (A).
Jan. 16th Martin Luther King, Jr. Day No Class
Feb. 8th Meet with IBP 33 from 6:30 – 8:30, C-130
Feb. 15th Meet with Taiwanese business students from 6:30 – 8:20
Feb. 20th President’s Day No Class
March 20th Last Class