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					INTRODUCTION
These days in Croatia’s
business media...
1. Mađarski Mol iz Uprave smijenio Lasla
   Gesztija
2. Dionica Ingre porasla 3,63 posto
3. HG spot zatvorio 10 maloprodajnih
   trgovina
4. Gubitak Nexe Grupe u prvom polugodištu
   37,3 milijuna kuna
5. Crobex pao 1,44 posto
6. WTO: Airbus primao ilegalne subvencije
7. Željko Rohatinski: Kuna ranjivija nego
   ikad
How does it sound in English?
 Mađarski Mol iz Uprave smijenio Lasla
 Gesztija
 Hungary’s Mol removes Laszlo Geszty
 from the Board

 Dionica Ingre porasla 3,63 posto
 Ingra stock (shares) up 3.63%

 HG spot zatvorio 10 maloprodajnih
 trgovina
 HG Spot closes 10 retail outlets
How does it sound in English?
 Mađarski Mol iz Uprave smijenio Lasla
 Gesztija
 Hungary’s Mol removes Laszlo Geszty
 from the Board

 Dionica Ingre porasla 3,63 posto
 Ingra stock (shares) up 3.63%

 HG spot zatvorio 10 maloprodajnih
 trgovina
 HG Spot closes 10 retail outlets
How does it sound in English?
  Gubitak Nexe Grupe u prvom polugodištu
  37,3 milijuna kuna
  Nexe Grupa loses 37.3 m kuna in first half
  Crobex pao 1,44 posto
  Crobex down 1.44 %
  WTO: Airbus primao ilegalne subvencije
  WTO: Airbus received illegal subsidies
  Željko Rohatinski: Kuna ranjivija nego
  ikad
  Kuna more vulnerable than ever
How does it sound in English?
  Gubitak Nexe Grupe u prvom polugodištu
  37,3 milijuna kuna
  Nexe Grupa loses 37.3 m kuna in first half
  Crobex pao 1,44 posto
  Crobex down 1.44 %
  WTO: Airbus primao ilegalne subvencije
  WTO: Airbus received illegal subsidies
  Željko Rohatinski: Kuna ranjivija nego
  ikad
  Kuna more vulnerable than ever
UNIVERSITY ESSENTIALS
 name

 school organization

 people

 studies (degrees, types of, study
  programmes, majors, courses, exams)
Degrees (academic titles)
 3 degrees (first, second, third)

  1.bachelor’s degree (3 or 4 y. of study)

  2.master’s degree (c.5 y. of study)
  3.doctor’s degree, PhD (c.8y)

 Cultural note and use of titles (Reader)
 Homework 1: Reader, pp.5, 6
Degrees (cont.)
I am studying for a degree in
   economics/business

He received his MA degree from the
  University of Zagreb.

She has a MSc in biology. I thought
  she had a Ph.D..
Prepositions?
I am studying ... a degree in
   economics/business

He received his MA degree ... the
  University of Zagreb.

She has a MSc ... biology. I thought
  she had a Ph.D..
Prepositions
I am studying for a degree in
   economics/business

He received his MA degree from the
  University of Zagreb.

She has a MSc in biology. I thought
  she had a Ph.D..
Arts                         vs.         Science
 Arts, humanities, social     Natural sciences using
  sciences (?)                  quantitative methods
                                (incl. social sciences?)



 Bachelor of Arts (BA)        Bachelor of Science
                                (BSc)


 Master of Arts (MA)          Master of Science (MSc)




             e.g. Bachelor    of Economics/Business
Overview
   FEB and its organization: the Dean, Council, departments

   People:      students:full-time s. /part-time s., junior s./senior s.
                 faculty (teachers): professors, lecturers, assistants
                 administrative staff: the Student Administration Office

   Studies: undergraduate, graduate, postgraduate / study programmes:
    Economics, Business / full-time, part-time study programme

   Majors: e.g. Accounting, Economics, Finance, Informatics,
    Management, Macroeconomics, Marketing, Tourism, Trade, ...

   Courses:curriculum, syllabus, compulsory/elective/optional c.

   Exams: preliminary e., final (comprehensive) e., sign up (apply for) an
    exam, take an exam, sit an exam, pass an exam, fail an exam.
What is the difference between...?


ECONOMIC
                ECONOMIZE
ECONOMICAL
                ECONOMICS
ECONOMIST
                ECONOMY
ECONOMIZE, ECONOMICAL, ECONOMIC,
ECONOMICS, ECONOMIST, ECONOMY
1. …………………………… (adj.) 1.relating to or involving
   economics, money, finance, 2.which produces enough profit
   to make it worth continuing with
2. ……………………………(n.) someone who studies the way in
   which wealth is produced and used in an area
3. …………………………… (v.)to reduce the amount of time,
   money, goods etc. that you use
4. …………………………… (n.)1.the system by which a country’s
   goods and services are produced and used, or a country
   considered in this way, 2.the careful use of money, goods,
   time etc. so that nothing is wasted, 3.a way of spending
   less money
5. …………………………… (adj.)using money, time, goods etc.
   carefully and without wasting any
6. …………………………… (n.) the study of the way in which wealth
   is produced and used
1.   ECONOMIC (adj.) 1.relating to or involving economics,
     money, finance, 2.which produces enough profit to make it
     worth continuing with
2.   ECONOMIST (n.) someone who studies the way in which
     wealth is produced and used in an area
3.   ECONOMIZE (v.)to reduce the amount of time, money,
     goods etc. that you use
4.   ECONOMY (n.)1.the system by which a country’s goods
     and services are produced and used, or a country
     considered in this way, 2.the careful use of money, goods,
     time etc. so that nothing is wasted, 3.a way of spending
     less money
5.   ECONOMICAL (adj.)using money, time, goods etc.
     carefully and without wasting any
6.   ECONOMICS (n.) the study of the way in which wealth is
     produced and used
   ECONOMIC, ECONOMIZE, ECONOMICAL,
    ECONOMICS, ECONOMIST, ECONOMY

1. The country is facing a severe.... crisis.
2. He expects Europe’s ............ to grow faster.
3. This system was extremely ............ because it
   ran on half-price electricity.
4. ............ is the oldest in social sciences.
5. What has gone wrong with the ............
   system?
6. Some ............ analysis is required here.
7. Strikes were damaging the country’s ............
8. She has a degree in ............
Reader: ex.III (p.7-8)
Homework 2: Ex.II, III, IV
1. The country is facing a severe ECONOMIC
   crisis.
2. He expects Europe’s ECONOMY to grow faster.
3. This system was extremely ECONOMICAL
   because it ran on half-price electricity.
4. ECONOMICS is the oldest in social sciences.
5. What has gone wrong with the ECONOMIC
   system?
6. Some ECONOMIC analysis is required here.
7. Strikes were damaging the country’s
   ECONOMY.
8. She has a degree in ECONOMICS.
Translate the words/expressions
below (Assignment):

 diplomski studij=?       Sveučilište u
                            Zagrebu
 obavezan predmet
                           smjer
 prijaviti se za ispit
                           izvanredni student
 EFZG
                           akademski stupanj