English/ Upper Intermediate: B2 level – 4SWS
Instructor: Hyacinth Moodalie-Hünnemeyer, Kate Russell
This two semester “EAP,”/ English for Academic Purposes course is designed to improve the general and academic language proficiency of STK „Wirtschaft“ and „Technik“ students. The course is based on the coursebook, “Oxford EAP – Upper Intermediate/B2” OUP, 2012 and focuses on preparing students for tertiary academic study by exploiting all four skills areas. In particular, students work at improving their:
- understanding of grammar
-academic and general vocabulary
- reading strategies for academic texts
- presentation skills for university/college
- oral communication to participate effectively in seminars and in general.
-listening comprehension for lectures
-(business/general writing skills: emails, letters)
-academic writing skills/essays, reports, summaries
Assessment: mid-term examination, oral presentation, writing tasks, regular attendance and active participation.