2011年商务英语BEC中级口语精选讲义(二)

发表时间:2015-10-12内容来源:VOA英语学习网

ⅳ 、 BEC2 Content

BEC2 考试主要是考学生的语言能力,包括听、说、读、写四个方面。试卷所设计的语言文字基本山都与商务有关。另外,还考学生的英语语法、结构等内容。

BEC2 考试分笔试和口试两大部分。笔试包括阅读、写作和听力

Preliminary

Vantage

Advanced

Reading

1 hr 30 mins ﹡

1 hr

1 hr

Writing

45 mins

1 hr 10 mins

Listening

40 mins

40 mins

40 mins

Speaking

( 2 candidates)

12 mins ﹡﹡

14 mins ﹡﹡

16 mins ﹡﹡

ⅵ 、 BEC2 Grades

* one overall grade

* each skill counts for 25%

* candidates also receive profile of performance

* Preliminary: two pass grades

* Vantage and Advance: three pass grades

ⅶ 、 Introduction to BP Preparation Resource

* vocabulary

* textbook

《 Pass Cambridge Vantage 》

Teamwork, Entertaining a client, Brand power, New premises, Health and safety, Business travel, Marketing disasters, Going global 是 BV 常考的商务专题。下面以 Brand power 举例说明:

1 . 掌握商务词汇短语

E.g. to buy/develop/launch/sell/test/own/stretch/damage a brand

E.g. brand image/leader/loyalty/name/power/stretching

2 . 掌握相关商务知识

E.g. Explain why you brought one of the products.

strong sense of brand loyalty

reasonable price

good after-sales service

reliability of the product

good and consistent quality

user-friendly design

good value for money

in style

3 . 掌握相关背景知识

Tesco, J Sainsbury, Asda

《 Working in English 》

* mock exam papers: 9 sets

ⅷ 、 Register for BV

ⅸ 、 Business Research

Answering business studies question

Business Studies is a skills based subject which tests students' ability to use their knowledge. There are four basic skills:

Level One Description/Identification

Level Two Explanation

Level Three Analysis

Level Four Evaluation

To gain the highest grades, candidates must show evidence of the higher skills

Key types of questions Responses should:

Identify/state/describe.. make a point

Explain/outline… make a point and develop it

Discuss… present two sides of the debate

Examine/assess/analyse.. make a point and develop fully with some question of it

Critically assess/to what extent… explain both sides and evaluate

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