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BIB/WIB1 – English Communication – 2SWS

Instructors: Hyacinth Moodalie-Hünnemeyer, Monika Günther, Kate Russel

This course is designed to provide first semester civil engineering (BIB) and industrial engineering (WIM) students with a revision and consolidation of basic grammatical structures in English. Students also learn and practice the necessary vocabulary, phrases and language skills required to carry out successful greetings and introductions, small talk, and telephoning in professional situations. In addition, technical English terminology and phrases for the construction industry as well as the appropriate language skills required to hold discussions, make suggestions, give advice and solve problems on a building site are introduced and practiced. Regular attendance and completion of the assigned tasks are strongly recommended.

Assessment:  60-minute written examination/66%  = Pass

Englisch BIB2/WIB2: Technical English Communication

Teacher: Eva Rottmann

Course objective:

The goal of this class is to learn to communicate on B2 level within the field of Civil Engineering in written (technical documents) and oral form (trouble shooting, tasks of Civil engineers, progress on the construction site, a professional presentation on a bridge or building). You will read texts about forces, materials and inventions. In preparing for your final presentation, you will listen to a presentation of a professor in engineering about earthquake resistance in construction.

Assessment: short vocabulary test (20 % of your grade), final, freely held 15 –minute presentation about a bridge or building (80 % of your final grade)

 

MBI 3: Bautechnisches Englisch

Teacher: Gisela Hindelang

Course objective: to be announced

WIB3: Bautechnisches Englisch

Teachers: NN, Susan Wallace-Santo

 

WIB 6: Bautechnisches Englisch

Teacher: Klaus Dinkelacker

 

 

URB1 – English Communication – 2SWS

Instructors: Jonathan Baker, Sharon Zaharka

Based on the course book “Cambridge English for Engineering” students will be introduced to a wide variety of basic technical English. Students also learn and practice the necessary vocabulary, phrases and language skills required to talk about technology in use, materials technology, components and assemblies, engineering design, and technical problems.  Students should have a strong B1 or low B2 level of general English proficiency. Regular attendance and completion of the assigned tasks are strongly recommended.

Assessment:  regular vocabulary tests and 60-minute written examination

 

URB2 – Technical English Communication – 2SWS

Instructors: Jonathan Baker, Sharon Zaharka

Continuing with the course book “Cambridge English for Engineering” students will further expand their range of technical English. Students also learn and practice the necessary vocabulary, phrases and language skills required to talk about technical development, procedures and precautions, monitoring and control, and pushing the boundaries. Additionally, there will be a clear focus on developing presentation skills.  Students should have a B2 level of general English proficiency as well as good technical vocabulary. Regular attendance and completion of the assigned tasks are strongly recommended.

Assessment:  regular vocabulary tests and 10-minute presentation on a technical topic