Fremdsprachen

Zusatzangebote Wintersemester 2019/20

  • Allgemeine Infomationen

    Stand: 8. März 2019
    zaharka@htwg-konstanz.de

    Alle Veranstaltungen beginnen in der 2. Vorlesungswoche und schließen mit Prüfungen ab. Kursteilnehmer müssen sich im Prüfungsamt zur Prüfung anmelden (siehe Prüfungsnummer in Klammern). Die Studien- und Prüfungsordnungen der einzelnen Fakultäten informieren Sie über die Anerkennung der Sprachkurse als Studium Generale, Wahlpflicht-, oder Zusatzfach. Eine Voranmeldung ist nur für die Kurse in Spanisch erforderlich, und zwar über die Lernplattform Moodle. Änderungen vorbehalten. Es gibt 3 ECTS Punkte für Kurse mit 2 sws, und 6 ECTS Punkte für Kurse mit 4 sws in den Bachelor Studiengängen. Die Master Studiengänge haben individuelle Umrechnungsfaktoren – bitte beim Studiengangleiter erfragen.

    Wir legen Wert auf Ihre Anwesenheit und konstruktive Mitarbeit.

    Bitte überprüfen Sie im LSF unter „Studiengang Zusatzangebote“ die aktuellen Raumangaben!

  • Alle Sprachen
    1. Sprachtandem - Lernpartnerschaften. Beim Tandemlernen treffen sich zwei Menschen mit verschiedenen Muttersprachen und helfen sich gegenseitig beim Erlernen der jeweils anderen Sprache. Anmeldung und weitere Informationen unter: https://www.htwg-konstanz.de/hochschule/einrichtungen/interkulturelles-zentrum/unsere-angebote/
       
    2. Das Selbstlernprogramm mit Rosetta Stone (ehemals TellMeMore) ist zum 31.08.2019 abgelaufen. Angemeldete Lizenzen sind bis zum Ablauf ihrer 12-monatigen Dauer gültig, Neuanmeldungen sind nicht mehr möglich.
  • Arabisch

    Vorbesprechung am Dienstag, 1.10.18 von 16-16:30 Uhr in M005 mit Hr Zaharka zur Klärung von Fragen.

    1. Arabisch A1-Teil 1 oder Teil 2. 4sws Lernen auch Sie Arabisch. Folgende Themen werden mit dem Buch „Salam!“ behandelt (Kapitel 1-5): sich begrüßen und vorstellen, am Telefon, der Beruf, die Wohnung, in der Stadt. Einführung in die arabische Schrift. Die Betonung liegt auf mündliche Kommunikation. Mo 8 – 11.15 Uhr in M005 Beginn: 7.10. Dozent: Rasheed Zaharka (20110)
    2. Arabisch A1-Teil 2, 4sws. Vertiefen Sie Ihre Vorkenntnisse. Folgende Themen werden mit dem Buch „Salam!“ behandelt (Kapitel 6-10): In der Stadt (Orientierung), Lebensmittel & im Restaurant, die Familie, Reisen & Transportmittel. Die Betonung liegt auf mündliche Kommunikation. Mo 8-11.15 Uhr  in M005. Beginn: 7.10. Dozent: Rasheed Zaharka. (20120)
  • Chinesisch

    1. Chinesisch A1 (Teil1). 4 sws. 你好!喜欢吃中国菜吗?Dies sind chinesische Schriftzeichen. Sehen sie nicht interessant aus? Ist es wahr, dass Chinesen alles essen, was vier Beine hat, außer Tischen? Falls Du Dich für die chinesische Sprache und Kultur interessierst, solltest Du mehr darüber lernen. Außerdem solltest Du wissen, dass sich die chinesische Sprache und Kultur in Taiwan(R.O.C), Hong Kong SAR, Macau SAR und anderen chinesisch-sprachigen Gegenden unterscheidet.
      Ich heiße Yunxin Yang (Angelina Schmidhuber) und komme aus Nanjing im östlichen China. Mit meinem Abschluss in „Teaching Chinese as Foreign Language“ der Universität Beijing für Sprache und Kultur habe ich bereits mehrere Jahre Lehrerfahrung in China und Deutschland. Ich unterrichte Mandarin (das „Hochchinesisch“) mit Dialogen, Rollenspielen, Filmen, Spielen, Teamarbeit, Kalligrafie und Vergleichen zwischen Mandarin und europäischen Sprachen wie Deutsch und Englisch. Falls Du noch Fragen hast, melde Dich einfach bei mir: angelinayx@gmail.com
      Kurstermin: Mo 14-17:15 Uhr in RAUM xxx. Beginn: Mo 7.10. Dozentin: Frau Yang-Schmidhuber. (21140)

     

  • Deutsch als Fremdsprache

    Information on courses for German as a foreign language can be found here

    https://www.htwg-konstanz.de/de/studium/internationales-studium/internationale-studierende/austauschstudierende/studienmoeglichkeiten/

    or contact

    Fabiana Gouveia Pflüger    fabiana.pflueger@htwg-konstanz.de
    Office hours
    Monday through Friday 10.00 - 12.00   in   B 122
    Phone   +49 7531 206-712
     

  • Englisch
    1. A2 Speaking English, 2sws. Improve your pronunciation and speaking skills with a wide variety of exercises in this course. Di 8-9:30 Uhr in M105. Starts October 8. Taught by: Susan Wallace-Santo. (22260)
    2. B1/B2/C1 English in Action, 3sws. Looking for a different sort of language course? One where you can get up, move and communicate verbally and non-verbally? Practice flexibility and creativity and improve your English in an (inter-)active and fun way. We will start with improvisation games and exercises that will help you to become more confident talking in English.  We will try out different methods for creating scenes – e.g. from pictures, poems, newspaper articles. There will be a public performance at the end of the semester and you will pick some of those scenes and work on perfecting them for this show.  In this course you will practice speaking fluently and spontaneously, in small groups and in front of a group, we will also work on pronunciation and speaking loud enough – things you can certainly use for your next class presentation. The focus is on oral communication but there will also be some writing assignments.  (If you cannot make it to the kick-off meeting but would like to participate in the course, please email to sgiebert@htwg-konstanz.de)  Starts October 9. Wed 14-15:30 in M107. Taught by: Stefanie Giebert. (22520)
    3. B1/B2 Negotiating in English, 2 sws. Learn about negotiating strategies and practice them in English. Day Time am in RAUMxxx, starts October 7. Taught by: XYZ. (22500)
    4. B2 People Skills, 2sws.Online Course. The aim of this course is to learn about people skills and develop your own people skills by improving your self-competence and your language and communication skills. You will study selected video-, audio-, and text materials, do quizzes and exercises related to the topicl and discuss your findings in the online learning forum of the course. Kick-off meeting: Fr 11 Oct at 1 pm in M107. Taught by: Patrik Schulz (22360)
    5. B2/C1 US Culture and Current Events. 2 sws. Discuss the important issues of the day concerning the USA and get insider information on the happenings that are shaping modern US life and culture. Mon. 15:45 in M202. Begins Monday, Oct. 7. Taught by: James Paul. (22460)
    6. B2/C1 This is Germany. 2 sws. This course is designed to give an overview of the most important political, geographical, cultural and social developments of modern Germany. Foreign students learn about Germany; German students learn to explain what Germany is about. Mo 11.30 – 1pm in B220, starts Oct 8.  Taught by: Charles Kuhlman (22480)
    7. A1-A2 Englisch Intensivkurs, 60 Stunden in 10 Tagen, in den Semesterferien 6. – 15. März 2020. Besonders geeignet für Studierende mit geringen Vorkenntnissen. Einzelheiten werden auf moodle/ Zusatzangebote/ Englisch Intensivkurs bekannt gegeben. Dozentinnen: Frau Hildebrand & Frau Alleyne-Dettmers. (22100)
  • Französisch
    1. A1 Gruppe 1, 4 sws, für Anfänger mit keinen oder geringen Vorkenntnissen. Mo 14-17.15 Uhr in M005. Beginn: Mo 7.10. Dozentin: Frau Clément (23110 )
    2. A1 Gruppe 2, 4 sws, für Anfänger mit keinen oder geringen Vorkenntnissen. Mi 14-17.15 Uhr in M005. Beginn: Mi 9.10. Dozentin: Frau Clément (23110 )
    3. A2, 4 sws, für Studierende mit Vorkenntnissen (z.B. Französisch A1). Mo 15.45-19 Uhr in M003. Beginn: Mi 9.10. Dozentin: Frau Abaz-Clementz (23210)
    4. B1, 4 sws, für Studierende mit guten Vorkenntnissen, ca. A2. Di 15.45-19 Uhr in M005. Beginn: Di 8.10. Dozentin: Frau Abaz-Clementz (23320)
  • Italienisch
    1. A1 oder A2, 4 sws, für Anfänger ohne oder mit geringen Vorkenntnissen. Do 17.30 – 20.45 in M105. Beginn: Do 10.10. Dozentin : Frau Höchsmann (A1: 24120 bzw. A2: 24210)
  • Japanisch
    1. A1, 4 sws für Anfänger ohne Vorkenntnisse. Mi 11:30 Uhr in M005 & Fr 9:45 Uhr in M005. Die Unterrichtssprache ist Englisch/Japanisch!  Nur zur Erinnerung: Dies ist eine Präsenzveranstaltung. Kursteilnehmer sollen bitte beide Termine wahrnehmen. Dozentin: Frau Dr. Runako von Lübke. Beginn: Mi 9.10. (25110)
  • Spanisch

    Begrenzte Teilnehmerzahl! Vor-Anmeldung für alle Spanischkurse in Moodle unter Studium Generale. Wenn Sie zum ersten Treffen nicht erscheinen, wird Ihr vor-reservierter Platz an eine/n andere/n vergeben. Studierende von MMS und WIM gehen bitte NUR in den Kurs Nr5: „Spanisch A1 zweite Fremdsprache“ es sei denn, Sie wollen A2 oder B1 besuchen.

    1. A1 Gruppe 1, 4 sws, für Anfänger ohne Vorkenntnisse. Lehrwerk: Con Gusto A1/ Klett. Mi 8-9:30 Uhr in Raumxxx & Mi 9.45-11:15 in Raum xxx. Beginn: Mi 9.10. Dozentin: Frau delaRosa (28110)
    2. A1 Gruppe 2, 4 sws, für Anfänger ohne Vorkenntnisse. Lehrwerk: Con Gusto A1/ Klett. Mi 14-17:15  in Raumxxx. Beginn: Mo 8.10. Dozentin: Frau de la Rosa (28120)
    3. A1 Gruppe 3, 4 sws, für Anfänger ohne Vorkenntnisse. Lehrwerk: Con Gusto A1/Klett. Fr 8-11:15 in M107  . Beginn: Fr 11.10. Dozentin: Frau de la Rosa (28130)
    4. A1 Gruppe 4, 4 sws, für Anfänger ohne Vorkenntnisse. Lehrwerk „Puente“. Mo 17.30 in F013 & Mi 11.30 in F013. Beginn: Mo. 7.10. Dozentin: Frau Dr. Alleyne-Dettmers (28140)  
    5. A1 Zweite Fremdsprache WIM/MMS, 4sws. Berufsorientierter Spanischkurs für Anfänger mit mündlicher Abschlussprüfung gemäß SPO MMS & WIM. Lehrwerk: Meta Profesional A1-A2/ Klett (Nur Übungsbuch!)  Di 8-9.30 in M107 und Di 9.45 – 11.15 in M005. Beginn: 1.10. (!) Dozentin: Frau de la Rosa (28150)
    6. A2 Gruppe 1, 4 sws, für Teilnehmer mit Vorkenntnissen (z.B. Spanisch A1). Lehrwerk: Con Gusto A2/ Klett. Do 11.30 in M107 und Fr 11.30 in M005. Beginn: Do 10.10. Dozentin: Frau de la Rosa (28210)
    7. B1 Cultura y communicacion, 4 sws für Teilnehmer mit guten Vorkenntnissen (z.B. Spanisch A2). Lehrwerk Meta Profesional B1, Kurs- und Übungsbuch/ Klett. Di 11.30-13 in M107 & Mi 11.30-13 in M107. Beginn: Di 9.10. Dozentin: Frau de la Rosa (28310)
    8. B2 Cultural, 4sws: Do 8-9.30 in M107 und Do 14-15:30 Uhr in M107. Beginn: Fr 11.10. Dozentin: Frau de la Rosa (28350)

    Weitere Informationen auf Spanische Plattform in Moodle (Zusatzangebote) https://moodle.htwg-konstanz.de/moodle/index.php

  • Türkisch
    1. A1-Teil 1, 2 sws, für Teilnehmer ohne Vorkenntnisse, mit „Güle Güle“. Do 14 Uhr in M005 Beginn: Do 10.10. Dozent: Herr Karagöz. (27510)
    2. A1-Teil 2, 2 sws, für Teilnehmer mit Vorkenntnissen, mit „Güle Güle“. Do 15.45 in M005 Beginn: Do. 10.10. Dozent: Herr Karagöz. (27520)

Sprachkurse in den Studiengängen

  • Architektur

    Professional English for students of Architecture, 2 sws

    Instructor: Ian Howe

    In this course students will design a small building/tiny house and use professional English to present and then write about the project.  The course follows the steps of the Royal Institute of British Architects.  In these steps students will encounter the language of project definition, preliminary design, and structural design.  Students will also learn the skills of effective presentation and writing.
    The course requires outdoor site visits.

  • Bauingenieurwesen

    BIB1/WIB1 – Konsolidierung der Grundlagen - Englisch – 2SWS

    Instructors: Hyacinth Moodalie-Hünnemeyer, NN

    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: English Communication

    Teacher: Dr. Stefanie Giebert, N.N.

    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 technical innovations and watch videos on the structural developments for building skyscrapers, bridges, dams, and domes.

    Assessment: two vocabulary tests, reading test final, freely held, short presentation , final oral exam in the form of a dialogue between two students.

    URB 1 - English Communication – 2SWS

    Instructors: Sharon Zaharka, N.N.

    Content: Student practice discussing a variety of technologies relevant to their field of study, e.g. urban water supply, conventional  vs. renewable sources of energy, recycling.  Students also learn and practice the necessary vocabulary, phrases and language skills required to talk about technology in use, materials technology 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:  Short tests during the semester account for 40% and an exam of spoken technical English for 60% of the final grade.

     

  • Elektrotechnik und Informationstechnik

    KdG Englisch (EIB1/EIW1)

    Instructor:  Jim Paul

    This course is designed to support the technical courses in the EIB/EIW study programs which are conducted in English in subsequent semesters. While all the language skill areas (reading, writing, speaking, listening) are engaged and practiced in the course, listening and reading are particularly stressed. Short technical lectures are given in English to improve listening and note-taking skills. Technical texts are used to improve reading comprehension skills needed for future EIB/EIW courses held in English. Vocabulary is given throughout the semester in support of all topics covered. Other specific areas/skills covered are electric circuits, mathematical equations, software development, technical descriptions, etc.

    Assessment: Two in-class exams (80% of final grade) and classroom performance- participation, homework, etc. (20% of final grade)

  • Informatik

    Professional English for students of Applied Computer Science, 3 sws

    Instructor: Ian Howe

    Through the genre of information technology students will develop their English skills in seminars and tutorials.  In the seminars students will perform practical activities in order to write an assessed process description and data commentary.  The seminars will also develop general English skills in vocabulary, face to face communication and grammar, which are then summatively assessed.  Weekly tutorials will involve a Podcast listening, conducted at home, followed by a discussion of the topic in small groups.

  • Maschinenbau

    MEP3: Englisch

    Teacher:  Jim Paul

    This course is designed to provide students with the essential English language skills for mechanical engineering students and professionals. Students are expected to show command of English grammar, language skills and appropriate technical vocabulary at a B2 level. The course focuses on all 4 language skill areas: reading, writing, speaking and listening, as well as engineering topics such as structural forces, engineering materials/properties, describing mechanisms/processes, renewable energy sources, etc. Regular attendance is necessary as the most important communication practice takes place in the classroom. English language proficiency is assessed in a 90-minute written exam.

    MMS1: Technisches Englisch 3 (Fremdsprache 1 Verhandlungsniveau)

    Teacher:  Jim Paul

    This course is designed to provide students with the essential language skills required to successfully carry out a sales negotiation in English in a professional business setting. Students are expected to show command of English grammar and appropriate business vocabulary and phrases at a B2 level. The course focuses on 4 areas of oral communication: telephoning, introductions, small talk and negotiating. Regular attendance is necessary as the most important communication practice takes place in the classroom and language lab. English language proficiency is assessed in a 20-minute oral examination.

    WIM3: Verhandlungsenglisch

    Teachers:  Jim Paul, Hyacinth Huennemeyer

    This course is designed to provide students with the essential language skills required to successfully carry out a sales negotiation in English in a professional business setting. Students are expected to show command of English grammar and appropriate business vocabulary and phrases at a B2 level. The course focuses on 4 areas of oral communication: telephoning, introductions, small talk and negotiating. Regular attendance is necessary as the most important communication practice takes place in the classroom and language lab. English language proficiency is assessed in a 20-minute oral examination.

    Technical English (MKE3)

    Teacher: Christina Schäfer

    Content of the course

    The aim of this course is to help engineering students to increase their knowledge of technical vocabulary and grammar. The topics are: Job Applications for Mechanical Engineering Students,,Measurements – Calculating – Numbers, Shapes, Materials, Forces and Strain, Friction, Attachments, Wind Turbines,   The Carbon Cycle

    You will learn and practice communication skills to enable you to talk and write about a variety of topics.

    Exam
    90-min written

    WIM1: Englisch 1

    Teacher: Jonathan Baker

    Content:

    4 SWS; for advanced students

    WIM6: Zweite Fremdsprache, hier: Spanisch

    Dozent: Gerhard Axmann

    Inhalt: To be announced

    4 SWS; for advanced students

     

  • Wirtschafts-, Kultur-, und Rechtswissenschaften

    English Zusatzkurs BWB1, 4 sws

    Teacher: Charles Kuhlman

    Aim of the course:

    To increase your working fluency in the most important business language in the world - English. First lessons will be focused on the fundamentals of English.  As the course develops, the emphasis will be on practical & theoretical business English. We want you to be successful in your studies and your careers. This class is offered to those of you who want to do very well in English. Besides, don't bi-lingual speakers earn more?
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    Verbessern Sie Ihre Sprachkenntnisse in der wichtigsten Geschäftssprache der Welt - Englisch. Der erste Unterricht konzentriert sich auf die Grundlagen des Englischen. Während des Kurses wird der Schwerpunkt auf praktischem und theoretischem Geschäftsenglisch liegen. Wir möchten, dass Sie erfolgreich studieren und Karriere machen. Dieser Kurs wird für diejenigen unter Ihnen gemacht, die sehr gut Englisch sprechen wollen. Außerdem verdienen zweisprachige Sprecher nicht mehr?

    Business English 1 in BWB2, 4 sws

    Teacher: Christina Schäfer

    Content of the course

    This course focuses on core areas  in business and economics. The topics  are:

    • Application: CV and Covering Letter 
    • Customer service: Telephoning and emailing
    • importance of politeness and diplomacy 
    • Work conditions and fringe benefits
    • Types of retailing
    • Describing charts  
    • Marketing strategies and presentations
    • Language of banking and finance 
    • Debts, credits and investment
    • Types of organizations
    • Describing organigrams
    • Accounting  terminology 
    • Balance sheets
    • Basic language of economics
    • Factors of economic growth
    • Documents in international trade

    You will learn and practice language and communication skills to enable you to talk about a wide variety of topics.

    Coursebook

    Career Express, Business English B2, published by Cornelsen

    Exam
    90-min written

    Remarks
    All students must be able to communicate understandably in both spoken and written English to pass this course: Make sure that you have crossed the communication threshold before starting the course.

    Business English 2 in BWB3,     2sws

    Instructor: Sharon Zaharka

    This course aims at improving students’ writing skills, both for academic purposes and selected business purposes.

    Students will be introduced to different text types (article summary, review, essay, letter of application, minutes, project report/ case study reports) and will review a variety of language points and elements of style to help improve writing.

    In order to pass this course, students should demonstrate a B2 level of proficiency of English in a business context, and must attend class, constructively participate, and submit all assignments.

    This course is based on newspaper or magazine articles, scientific articles that students bring to class, and additional materials posted on moodle.

    Business English 3 in BWB4,     4sws

    Instructor: Sharon Zaharka

    This course is designed to improve spoken business English by reading articles and developing vocabulary in business related areas.

    We will cover six different topics (economics, products and brands, marketing, manufacturing, human resources, quality), with a starter text from me, and follow-up articles supplied by students the following week. We will review these materials, do vocabulary work with them, but also practice important business communications skills, such as: small talk, phone calls, meetings, presentations.
    Vocabulary quizzes will be offered and students may give one 5-minute presentation (on a company or economy). The final exam counts 80%: First students must make some small talk as they meet their business partner at a point of arrival (train station, airport, etc.), and then they will conduct strategy meetings to discuss changes and challenges of the business environment with reference to their company.


    WRB 2 – Business English 1, 2SWS

    Teachers: Hyacinth Moodalie-Hünnemeyer, n.n.

    This course will help students develop confidence and proficiency in discussing a wide variety of business topics in different situations. In class students are expected to participate actively in group and pair work aimed at consolidating and extending their knowledge of English by practicing all four language skills. The main emphasis is put on developing the students' communicative skills. The participants practice presenting business related topics and participating in business related discussions by focusing on the active use of business vocabulary, collocations, idioms, correct grammar and appropriate functional language phrases. The course is based on Career Express C1, Cornelsen 2011. Additional material is made available on Moodle.

    Assessment includes both coursework and a final exam.

    Coursework: vocabularytests, listening and grammar test, short class presentation. 

    Final examination: Oral exam in pairs in which students demonstrate their ability to conduct polite, professional small talk, complete a business related discussion task, and give a short presentation on a business topic covered in class. In this exam, fluency, clarity, accuracy, professional conduct, and the active use of Business English vocabulary are the main criteria.

     

    WRB3 – Business English 2,  2SWS

    Teachers: Hyacinth Moodalie-Hünnemeyer, n.n.

    As a follow up to Business English 1, we will reinforce the skills introduced and practiced in semester 2 in this course. Additionally, students will focus on clear and concise reading and writing skills through further reading and listening comprehension activities. They will also become more aware of and improve grammatical accuracy by analysing common errors in both speaking and writing. Business English 2 is also based on Career Express C1, Cornelsen 2011 and supplementary material is made available on Moodle.

    Assessment includes both coursework and a final exam.

    Coursework: vocabulary tests, reading and grammar test, class presentation, graded discussion tasks.

    Final examination: Written examination: a) Reading and listening comprehension tasks. b) Grammar cloze task based on common errors discussed in class.

     

  • Studienkolleg

    English / Lower Intermediate: B1 Level- 4SWS

    Instructor: Jim Paul

    This course is designed to help STK students with lower level English skills reach a solid B1 level of English proficiency. The textbook used as the basis for the course is Technical English at Work and it covers both technical and business topics. All of the skill areas (speaking/listening/reading/writing) are engaged and practiced with an emphasis on grammar revision and vocabulary building.

    The course starts with a review of the language that should have already been learned:  nouns (singular/plural), pronouns, simple present/past tenses, adjectives/adverbs, etc.

    More difficult language is then presented in the second semester: present perfect & future tenses, much/many, comparatives/superlatives, passive tenses, if-sentences, etc.

    Other skill/topic areas covered in the course: introductions/small talk, cover letter/CV, telephoning, mathematics vocabulary, describing graphs, presentations, etc.

    Assessment: mid-term & final examinations, regular attendance/active participation and oral presentation

    English/ Upper Intermediate: B2 level – 4SWS

    Instructor: Hyacinth Moodalie-Hünnemeyer, n.n.

    This two semester “EAP,”/ English for Academic Purposes course is designed to improve the general and academic language proficiency of SK „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
    • academic writing skills/essays, and summaries
       

    Assessment: examination, oral presentation / project work / debate, writing tasks, regular attendance and active participation.