English

Pre-Intermediate English II
Lecturer
Kenny P ( Fuchsberger E )
Course number
990892
Hours per week
3 hrs + Tutorial (1 h) / 4.5 ECTS credits
Description
This course is the continuation of Pre-Intermediate English I. It is for students who already have basic skills in reading, listening, speaking and writing. These skills will be further developed in this course. You will also train study skills in English.
Course material (not included in the course fee)
Krantz, Caroline / Norton, Julie: Navigate: Pre-intermediate B1. Coursebook with DVD and Oxford Online Skills. Oxford, 2015. ISBN: 978-0-19-456649-0. Participants need access to Blackboard.
Time and room
Prerequisite
A2/A2+
Target level
A2+/B1
Start
Mi, 01.03.2023, 17:15-18:45, 1.005
Business English Communication Skills B1+
Lecturer
Kenny P
Course number
990932
Hours per week
2 hrs / 3 ECTS credits
Description
This course gives students the practical training they need to bridge the gap between the classroom and the world of work. It helps learners to make measurable progress in learning English for the work environment. One of the main focus points will be communication skills.
Course material (not included in the course fee)
Dubicka, Iwonna et al.: Business Partner B1+. Coursebook (hard copy). Pearson, 2022. ISBN 978-1-292-37259-4. Dubicka, Iwonna et al.: Business Partner B1+. Access code (eBook). Pearson, 2020. ISBN 978-1-292-35755-3. Coursebook: more information available in the course / Discount codes available from the lecturer. Participants need access to Blackboard.
Time and room
Prerequisite
B1
Target level
B1+
Start
Do, 02.03.2023, 17:15-18:45, 1.009
Intermediate English II
Lecturer
Bugram B
Course number
990903
Hours per week
2 hrs / 3 ECTS credits
Description
This course is the continuation of Intermediate English I in the winter term, but is generally suitable for students who think they need further training of the four skills (listening, speaking, reading, writing) as well as some general revision of vocabulary and grammar.
Course material (not included in the course fee)
Roberts, Rachael et al.: Navigate: Intermediate B1+. Coursebook with DVD and Oxford Online Skills. Oxford, 2015. ISBN: 978-0-19-456662-9. Participants need access to Blackboard.
Time and room
Prerequisite
B1
Target level
B1+
Start
Di, 07.03.2023, 17:15-18:45, 1.002 (EDV Seminarraum)
Upper Intermediate English II, Group a
Lecturer
Kenny P
Course number
990835
Hours per week
2 hrs / 3 ECTS credits
Description
This course is the continuation of Upper Intermediate I in the winter term, but is generally suitable for students who want to further train their listening and speaking as well as reading and writing skills and expand their vocabulary and grammatical knowledge. Moreover, various texts will be discussed and short oral presentations held in class.
Course material (not included in the course fee)
Krantz, Caroline / Roberts, Rachael: Navigate: Upper-intermediate B2. Coursebook with DVD and Oxford Online Skills. Oxford, 2016. ISBN: 978-0-19-456675-9. Participants need access to Blackboard.
Time and room
Prerequisite
B1+/B2
Target level
B2
Start
Di, 07.03.2023, 17:15-18:45, 2.442
Upper Intermediate English II, Group b
Lecturer
Huber L
Course number
990837
Hours per week
2 hrs / 3 ECTS credits
Description
This course is the continuation of Upper Intermediate I in the winter term, but is generally suitable for students who want to further train their listening and speaking as well as reading and writing skills and expand their vocabulary and grammatical knowledge. Moreover, various texts will be discussed and short oral presentations held in class.
Course material (not included in the course fee)
Krantz, Caroline / Roberts, Rachael: Navigate: Upper-intermediate B2. Coursebook with DVD and Oxford Online Skills. Oxford, 2016. ISBN: 978-0-19-456675-9. Participants need access to Blackboard.
Time and room
Prerequisite
B1+/B2
Target level
B2
Start
Mo, 06.03.2023, 19:15-20:45, 1.008
Business English B2+
Lecturer
Ahrer L
Course number
990933
Hours per week
2 hrs / 3 ECTS credits
Description
This course aims to prepare students with the language needed for a career in international business and commerce. A range of topics from various business fields will be covered including report writing, presentations, meetings and decision making. Even though the course is based on a course book there will be opportunity to take a look at some authentic materials and other communicative activities.
Course material (not included in the course fee)
Dubicka, Iwonna et al.: Business Partner B2+. Coursebook (hard copy). Pearson, 2019. ISBN 978-1-292-37261-7. Dubicka, Iwonna et al.: Business Partner B2+. Access code (eBook). Pearson, 2019. ISBN 978-1-292-35753-9. Coursebook: more information available in the course / Discount codes available from the lecturer. Participants need access to Blackboard.
Time and room
Prerequisite
B2
Target level
B2+
Start
Mi, 01.03.2023, 17:15-18:45, 1.009
Advanced English II, Group a
Lecturer
Öllerer-Einböck B
Course number
990836
Hours per week
2 hrs / 3 ECTS credits
Description
This course continues from the winter semester but is generally suitable for students who would like to develop their language skills at this level. The four skills (listening, speaking, reading, writing) as well as vocabulary and grammar will be covered. Participants will be expected to give a short oral presentation in class and complete writing assignments based on different topics and genres. Even though the course is based on a book there will be time to work with some authentic materials such as newspaper articles and TED Talks.
Course material (not included in the course fee)
Bartram, Mark / Pickering, Kate: Navigate: Advanced C1. Coursebook with DVD and Oxford Online Skills. Oxford, 2016. ISBN: 978-0-19-456688-9. Participants need access to Blackboard.
Time and room
Prerequisite
B2/B2+
Target level
B2+/C1
Start
Mo, 06.03.2023, 17:15-18:45, 3.407
Advanced English II, Group b
Lecturer
Ahrer L
Course number
990923
Hours per week
2 hrs / 3 ECTS credits
Description
This course continues from the winter semester but is generally suitable for students who would like to develop their language skills at this level. The four skills (listening, speaking, reading, writing) as well as vocabulary and grammar will be covered. Participants will be expected to give a short oral presentation in class and complete writing assignments based on different topics and genres. Even though the course is based on a book there will be time to work with some authentic materials such as newspaper articles and TED Talks.
Course material (not included in the course fee)
Bartram, Mark / Pickering, Kate: Navigate: Advanced C1. Coursebook with DVD and Oxford Online Skills. Oxford, 2016. ISBN: 978-0-19-456688-9. Participants need access to Blackboard.
Time and room
Prerequisite
B2/B2+
Target level
B2+/C1
Start
Di, 07.03.2023, 19:15-20:45, 1.005
Advanced English IV
Lecturer
Klinger-Fenech S
Course number
990918
Hours per week
2 hrs / 3 ECTS credits
Description
This course is a continuation of Advanced English III and will use a course book which is based on TED Talks, but will still cover grammar and vocabulary and reading and writing skills.
Course material (not included in the course fee)
Dummett, Paul et al.: Keynote: Proficient C2.1/C2.2. Units 1-6. Student’s Book (Split Edition A) with DVD. Cornelsen, 2018. ISBN 978-1-337-56146-4. Participants need access to Blackboard.
Time and room
Prerequisite
C1
Target level
C1+
Start
Mo, 06.03.2023, 17:15-18:45, 1.004
Academic Skills: Listening and Speaking C1.2
Lecturer
Ahrer L
Course number
990934
Hours per week
2 hrs / 4 ECTS credits
Description
This course aims to develop academic listening and speaking skills for advanced level students in an academic environment. Learner outcomes include academic vocabulary development, listening skills improvement in an academic setting, and improved academic discussion and presentation skills. Activities include formal presentations, research discussions, and reports on individual research.
Course material (not included in the course fee)
Earle-Carlin, Susan: Q: Skills for Success. Listening and Speaking 5. Split Student Book B with iQ Online Practice. Oxford, 2020. ISBN: 978-0-19-490499-5. Participants need access to Blackboard.
Time and room
Prerequisite
B2+/C1
Target level
C1.2-Fachsprachenkenntnisse
Start
Mi, 01.03.2023, 19:15-20:45, 1.009
Academic Skills: Reading and Writing C1.2
Lecturer
Ahrer L
Course number
990935
Hours per week
2 hrs / 4 ECTS credits
Description
This course will focus on some of the reading and writing skills needed in an academic environment. The course will cover effective reading strategies and skills as well as the language needed for range of different writing tasks used in academia.
Course material (not included in the course fee)
Caplan, Nigel A. / Douglas, Scott Roy: Q: Skills for Success. Reading and Writing 5. Student Book e-book (without online practice). Oxford, 2020. ISBN: 978-0-19-491208-2. Participants need access to Blackboard.
Time and room
Prerequisite
B2+/C1
Target level
C1.2-Fachsprachenkenntnisse
Start
Di, 07.03.2023, 17:15-18:45, 1.005