Angol szóbeli témakörök- üzleti szakirány

 

Economy

  • The Hungarian economy
  • Export and import in Hungary’s economy
  • Advantages and disadvantages of multinational companies versus small family-run businesses
  • The situation of small enterprises in Hungary
  • The positive and negative effects of globalization on the Hungarian economy

 

Labour Market

  • Phases of finding a job
  • Getting information about job vacancies
  • Documents needed for a job application
  • Services provided by personnel agencies
  • The characteristics of a good CV and cover letter
  • Preparing for a job interview
  • Questions that interviewees can expect
  • Visiting job expos
  • The advantages and disadvantages of working flexi-time versus having a nine-to-five job
  • The advantages and disadvantages of being a freelance worker versus employed with a fixed salary
  • The consequences of being unemployed and possible solutions for these problems

 

Companies

  • Starting a business
  • Risks of running your own business
  • The characteristics of a successful company
  • Qualities and skills of a good manager
  • General tasks of managers
  • General structure of a company

 

Banks and the Stock Market

  • Services offered by banks
  • Advantages and possible disadvantages of credit and debit cards
  • Advantages and disadvantages of paying in cash or by debit card
  • Applying for a bank loan
  • E-banking
  • Investing money on the Stock Market
  • What to look for in a stockbroker

 

Trade

  • The functions of trading
  • The advantages and disadvantages of export versus import
  • The advantages and disadvantages of small shops versus supermarkets
  • Wholesale and retail trade
  • Domestic and foreign trade
  • Characteristics of a good sales manager

 

Marketing, Public Relations

  • The objectives of marketing
  • The importance of market research
  • Effective promotion techniques
  • Sales promotion
  • Advantages and disadvantages of direct mail
  • The role of Public Relations
  • Characteristics of a good PR manager

 

Advertising

  • The objectives of advertising
  • Types of advertising
  • Corporate advertising
  • The effects of advertisements on people’s shopping habits
  • Advantages and disadvantages of advertising on TV versus on the Internet
  • Characteristics of a good TV commercial

 

Transport

  • The role of transport in the economy
  • Transportation of goods
  • Factors that influence the modes of transport
  • Advantages and disadvantages of rail, road and air transport
  • Environmentally-friendly modes of transport
  • Traffic problems

Communication, telecommunication

  • Advantages and disadvantages of traditional correspondence versus e-mailing
  • The role of Internet in business
  • Types of communication within a company
  • The advantages of personal communication in business
  • The importance of intercultural communication in business

 

Trade fairs and trade exhibitions

  • The role of trade fairs
  • The role of trade exhibitions
  • Types of fairs
  • Attracting visitors at trade fairs

 

Environment protection

  • The need for environment protection
  • The causes of air, soil and water pollution
  • Pollution caused by transport
  • The responsibilities of companies as regards environmental protection
  • The responsibilities of individuals as regards environmental protection
  • Selective waste collection

 

The EU

  • The advantages and disadvantages of being an EU member state
  • The advantages and disadvantages of introducing the common currency, the Euro
  • The advantages and disadvantages of the EU membership from the point of view of a student or an employee
  • The importance of economic integration

 

Presentation

  • The role of presentations in business
  • The effective presentations
  • Characteristics of a good presenter
  • Visual aids and technical equipment used to make effective presentations

 

Business travel

  • The purposes of business travel
  • The importance of knowing other cultures in business
  • Problems that companies could face if they do not know other cultures
  • Services used by businessmen during business travel