This course will teach core academic and professional language skills using interdisciplinary themes that play an important role in the 21st century global society. The students will learn and use critical thinking skills, intercultural communication skills, negotiation skills, business writing skills, team building, creativity and collaboration, etc. They will further learn to work independently on various business/professional themes using their present knowledge and researching new aspects of the areas concerned. They will use various ways of communicating ideas to different audiences - for instance, participating in a professional negotiation, writing a professional email proposal, small group discussions etc. - necessary skills needed in their professional life. Some of the themes that are included in the course are: robotics, international negotiations and intercultural communication etc.