Instituto Salesiano Macau

2016-2017 Course Outline

 

Course Name

Commerce

Form

4A

Textbooks

1.   Textbook of Commerce (5th Edition)

 

Course Objectives

 

 

Cognitive

Domain

 

The Commerce course has been designed to assist students in applying the acquired Commerce knowledge to current business problems and separated into basic and intermediate Level. In Form 4A, basic level is introduced in order to develop students’ ability to apply simple commercial situations and problems.

 

 

 

 

 

Affective

Domain

 

The course is designed as a two-year course. As students’ progress through the course they are introduced to new commercial terminology, business concepts and current business issues.

During the course, the primary focus will be on improving the students’ ability to demonstrate the application of literacy skills in the simple context of businesss issues. Moreover, they could apply for an international recognition, which would help them to take a big step in their business career.

 

 

Psychomotor

Domain

 

The Commerce syllabus is closely pegged with the international recognized examination body IGCSE and it lays an appropriate foundation for the future study of commerce in Form

5A.

 

Course Outline

Term

Unit

Teaching Contents

Activities

 

 

1

Ch. 1

Ch. 14

Ch. 2

 

I.      Production

II.    The business unit

III.   Retail trade

 

Reading buddies

 

 

2

 

Ch. 3

Ch. 5

Ch. 6

 

I.      Customer credit

II.    Wholesale trade

III.   Document of trade

 

Reading buddies; Career talk: Golden Oldies;

Practical Office

 

 

3

 

Ch. 10

Ch. 15

Ch. 15

 

I.     Transport

II.    Business finance

III.   Calculation and interpretation of ratios

 

Reading buddies

Reference Books

1.    Commerce – a certificate course for Hong Kong (ISBN:0195855884)

 

Useful Links

Descriptions

Link

Edexcel

http://www.edexcel.com/quals/igcse/igcse09/co mmerce/Pages/default.aspx