The goal of the course is for students to develop an ability to orally express business concepts with clarity and fluency. This course will utilize an interactive and multi-disciplined approach to build business communication skills both individually and in small groups. Students will be encouraged to learn from one another as well as from native speakers through polls, interviews, speeches, surveys, guided discussions, games, etc. In addition, video and audio tapes will be used to strengthen listening and comprehension skills. Students will also be presented with specific business vocabulary, verb phrases and idioms in marketing, advertising and international business, etc.