• Bulletin of the Transilvania University of Braşov. Series V Economic Sciences

Publisher:
Transilvania University of Brasov
Publication date:
2012-02-16
ISBN:
2065-2194

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    The scientific and technical progress of the last decades has opened a new stage of development of the higher education in order to provide the specialists of tomorrow. The need for language skills in a foreign language is unquestionable today. Acquiring the oral code of the French language by Romanian students (punctuation, accent, intonation, pronunciation) is very important in the process of learning the French language, especially since there are difficulties arising from the Latin relatedness of the two languages.

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    The purpose of the present paper is to offer an overview of the language policies proposed by the Council of Europe and the European Commission and implemented at European level over the last decades. In this context, reference is going to be made to the language competences that students are expected to have at the end of the cycles of education, with emphasis on higher education, as well as to teaching methods which have proven to be particularly efficient as regards languages for specific purposes.

  • Perspectives of using Augmented Reality in Promoting Companies' Activity

    The paper aims at determining the attitude of the managers of companies from the center of Romania, with a turnover of more than 100,000 euros, regarding the collaboration with the Transilvania University of Brasov in order to create a promotion catalog that uses augmented reality. During the research, the degree of knowledge of the augmented reality concept was identified, as well as the opinion of the subjects regarding the attractiveness, the effectiveness and utility of this technology in promoting the company’s image and activity.

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    The market of public food has developed and diversified considerably lately, increasing the interest of the population in spending their free time and satisfying certain needs through the services offered by restaurants. Thus, the concepts of food safety and consumer protection have developed and gained special importance on this market. The paper analyses these concepts on the restaurant market; for this purpose, a quantitative market research study was carried out, which aimed to identify and analyse consumer opinions on food safety and consumer protection on the market of public food services.

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