Informacje o egzaminie na UCJ z języka angielskiego o profilu biznesowym

Część pisemna obejmuje:
 
1. Rozumienie ze słuchu. Są to dwa lub trzy nagrania o tematyce biznesowej. Polecenia mogą obejmować wybór właściwej odpowiedzi z kilku podanych, zdecydowanie, czy podane zdanie jest prawdziwe czy nie, uzupełnianie zdań lub dobieranie właściwych stwierdzeń do wypowiadającej je osoby.
 
2. Rozumienie tekstu. Zwykle dwa osobne zadania o tematyce biznesowej. Polecenia mogą obejmować wybór właściwej odpowiedzi z kilku podanych, zdecydowanie, czy podane zdanie jest prawdziwe czy nie, uzupełnianie tekstu podanymi zdaniami, dobieranie właściwych nagłówków do tekstów lub też dopasowywanie tekstów do stwierdzeń, które są w nich zawarte.
 
3. Słownictwo. Przykład tej części poniżej.
 
Egzaminie ustny rozpoczyna się rozmową na temat studiów/pracy, specjalizacji, itp. Następnie zdający losuje dwa pytania i wypowiada się na jedno z nich.
 
Przykładowe pytania:
1 Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of being self-employed.
Think about:
  • responsibilities
  • independence
  • financial aspects
  • work-life balance
2 Why is the awareness of cultural differences important when doing business in another country?
Think about:
  • business culture
  • local culture and traditions
  • language
  • West vs. East
  • examples of problems you may face when doing business abroad
Dodatkowo zdający może zostać spytany o swoje studia/pracę, specjalizację, itp.
 
Na egzaminie oceniane będą: treść wypowiedzi, bogactwo słownictwa, poprawność gramatyczna, wymowa i płynność.
 

Słownictwo

1 Fill in the blanks with one of the words from the list below. There are more words than blanks.
awareness            creditor            emerging            expenditure            incentive            margin            overheads          redundancy              retail            revenue              shareholder              survey               trade               vacancy
 
Many _______________________________ markets, such as China, Brazil and India, have been growing so quickly that their central banks are worried about inflation, often a by-product of an overheated economy.
 
The country’s capital has long been a well-known centre for business, trade and education, regularly hosting large international conferences and _______________________________ fairs.
 
Smaller companies spend 50 per cent or more of their _______________________________s on marketing, three times more than their larger counterparts.
 
If the factory closes, more than a thousand workers will face _______________________________.
 
They make a profit of $4.20 on each book they sell, which represents a _______________________________ of 60%.
 
There is an added _______________________________ for you to buy from our catalogue — a free gift with every purchase.
 
Brand _______________________________ is a marketing concept that measures consumers' knowledge of a brand's existence.
 
The latest _______________________________ shows that the majority of women think our perfume smells terrible.
 
We must reduce our general _______________________________: we have to cut costs wherever we can.
 
The forecast which predicts how much money the company will have to spend on rent, insurance, electricity, and other things that are needed to keep a business operating is the forecast of _______________________________.
 
 
2 Choose the best word to fill each gap.
 Jane Kowalski has just finalized the negotiations of her new contract with the Board of Directors.
 
Her base ___________ will be PLN 10,000 per month.
   a   pension                           b  wage                                 c  salary
 
When she is 67, she will get a ___________ of PLN 8,000 per month.
   a  rent                                 b  retirement                          c pension
 
The company has promised to give her many fringe ___________.
   a  perks                               b  benefits                              c  allowances
 
She has been offered a luxurious ___________ car.
   a  company                          b  business                             c  duty
 
She is highly appreciative of the car, as her contact involves numerous business ___________
   a  journeys                           b  trips                                   c  travel
 
What makes her even more excited are unlimited travel and entertainment ___________.
   a  pays                                 b  spends                                c  expenses
 
Although she is aware these terms and conditions are quite generous, she is planning to ask for a pay ___________ soon.
   a  income                             b  rise                                      c  bonus
 
 
3 Choose the right word to go with each meaning. Write the number of that word next to its meaning.
1 agenda
2 payroll                              
3 alliance               ____ a new business activity that involves taking risks
4 liability               ____ a list of items to be discussed at a meeting
5 venue                 ____ legal responsibility
6 venture
 
1 subsidiary
2 commodity                      
3 factor                 ____ a product that can be bought and sold
4 bargain               ____ a company which is owned by a larger company
5 schedule             ____ plan
6 sample
 
1 charge
2 commerce                                       
3 branch                 ____ trade
4 merger                ____ a local office or shop
5 gross                   ____ before tax
6 freelance
 
 
 ODPOWIEDZI
 
1 Fill in the blanks with one of the words from the list below. There are more words than blanks.
awareness            creditor            emerging            expenditure            incentive            margin            overheads          redundancy              retail            revenue              shareholder              survey               trade               vacancy
 
Many emerging markets, such as China, Brazil and India, have been growing so quickly that their central banks are worried about inflation, often a by-product of an overheated economy.
 
The country’s capital has long been a well-known centre for business, trade and education, regularly hosting large international conferences and trade fairs.
 
Smaller companies spend 50 per cent or more of their revenues on marketing, three times more than their larger counterparts.
 
If the factory closes, more than a thousand workers will face redundancy.
 
They make a profit of $4.20 on each book they sell, which represents a margin of 60%.
 
There is an added incentive for you to buy from our catalogue—a free gift with every purchase.
 
Brand awareness is a marketing concept that measures consumers' knowledge of a brand's existence.
 
The latest survey shows that the majority of women think our perfume smells terrible.
 
We must reduce our general expenditure: we have to cut costs wherever we can.
 
The forecast which predicts how much money the company will have to spend on rent, insurance, electricity, and other things that are needed to keep a business operating is the forecast of overheads.
 
 
2 Choose the best word to fill each gap.
Jane Kowalski has just finalized the negotiations of her new contract with the Board of Directors.
 
Her base salary will be PLN 10,000 per month.
 
When she is 67, she will get a pension of PLN 8,000 per month.
 
The company has promised to give her many fringe benefits.
 
She has been offered a luxurious company car.
 
She is highly appreciative of the car, as her contact involves numerous business trips.
 
What makes her even more excited are unlimited travel and entertainment expenses.
 
Although she is aware these terms and conditions are quite generous, she is planning to ask for a pay rise soon.
 
 
3 Choose the right word to go with each meaning. Write the number of that word next to its meaning.
1 agenda
2 payroll                              
3 alliance             __6__ a new business activity that involves taking risks
4 liability              __1__ a list of items to be discussed at a meeting
5 venue                __4__ legal responsibility
6 venture
 
1 subsidiary
2 commodity      
3 factor                 __2__ a product that can be bought and sold
4 bargain              __1__ a company which is owned by a larger company
5 schedule            __5__ plan
6 sample
 
1 charge
2 commerce                                       
3 branch                 __2__ trade
4 merger                __3__ a local office or shop
5 gross                   __5__ before tax
6 freelance