English for Public Finance

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English for Public Finance by Mind Map: English for Public Finance

1. Topics

1.1. Economic Basis for Government Activity

1.2. Public Revenues

1.3. Public Expenditures

1.4. Public Budgeting

1.5. Financial Reporting & Audit

1.6. Financial Intelligence

1.7. Pensions

2. Assessment

2.1. Formative

2.1.1. Testing Methods

2.1.1.1. Presentations

2.1.1.2. Discussions

2.1.1.3. Data Report

2.1.1.4. Tests

2.2. Summative

2.2.1. Final Exam

2.2.1.1. Writing (Draft Bachelor Thesis)

2.2.1.2. Presentation of the Academic Project

2.3. External (international certificates)

3. Skills

3.1. Academic Listening (AL)

3.1.1. Lectures

3.1.2. News Reports

3.1.3. Documentaries

3.1.4. Videos

3.1.5. Podcasts

3.2. Academic Writing (AW)

3.2.1. 1. The Stages of Writing a Project

3.2.2. 2. Finding Information

3.2.3. 3. Structuring Your Project

3.2.4. 4. Writing in an Academic Style

3.2.5. 5. Referencing Sources

3.2.6. 6. Writing Introductions & Conclusions

3.2.7. Writing Data Reports (DR)

3.2.7.1. 1. Structuring a Data Report. Selecting & Organizing Information. Introductory & Summarising Statements.

3.2.7.2. 2. Describing Trends & Proportions

3.2.7.3. 3. Comparing & Contrasting

3.2.7.4. 4. Evaluating Data

3.2.7.5. 5. Making Predictions

3.3. Academic Reading (AR)

3.4. Academic Speaking (AS)

3.4.1. Academic & Professional Presentations

3.4.1.1. 1.Finding Information

3.4.1.2. 2. Structuring Your Presentation

3.4.1.3. 3. Designing Visual Aids

3.4.1.4. 4. Dealing with Questions

3.4.1.5. 5. Giving Opinions

3.4.1.6. 6. Agreeing & Disagreeing

3.4.2. Panel Discussions

3.4.2.1. 1. Making Presentations

3.4.2.2. 2. Presenting an Argument

3.4.2.3. 3. Giving Opinions

3.4.2.4. 4. Agreeing & Disagreeing

3.4.2.5. 5. Clarifying

3.4.2.6. 5. Making Proposals & Recommendations

3.4.2.7. 6. Persuading

3.4.2.8. 7. Degrees of Importance & Certainty

3.4.3. Case Studies

3.4.3.1. Academic Reading

3.4.3.2. Academic Speaking

4. Course Objectives

4.1. to increase students' mastery of English vocabulary from the technical and scientific domains

4.2. to improve presentation and discussion skills for academic and professional purposes

4.3. to develop strategies for reading academic texts

4.4. to develop academic writing skills

4.5. to develop listening skills

4.6. to develop the 21st Century Skills (critical thinking & problem-solving, communication & collaboration, information and media literacy)

5. Coursebooks

5.1. McCarter, S. and Whitby, N. Improve your IELTS Writing Skills. Oxford: Macmillan, 2007. - 112 pp.

5.2. Michael McCarthy, Felicity O'Dell. Academic Vocabulary in Use. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008. - 176 pp.

5.3. McCormack, J. and Slaght, J. English for academic study:Extended Writing and Research Skills. Reading: Garnet Education, 2005. - 137 pp.

5.4. Hyman, D. N. Public finance. Cincinnati South-Western, 2005. - 741 pp.

5.5. Финансовый менеджмент: новый англ.-рус. толковый словарь: свыше 7 500 ст. / [лексикографы-сост.: Апанасенко Т.Е. [и др.]. - СПб. : Экономическая школа : Балт. ресурсы, 2004. - 485 c.

5.6. Рябцева Н. К. Научная речь на английском языке. Российская акад. наук, Ин-т языкознания. - 4-е изд. - Москва : Флинта : Наука, 2006. - 598 с.

6. Standards

6.1. National Standards

6.2. CEFR