This course is designed to fine tune your communicative competence, a necessity for precise expression and fluency in spoken and written English. Improvement in linguistic competences is viewed from the context of the history of international trade, and international relations upon which there will be in depth readings and written assignments. You will develop your capacity to think, read and write critically in English.You will utilize different sources of information, evaluate evidence, and organize by prioritizing or classifying distinct ideas that are presented in assignments. Please see the syllabus for more details.