Languages for specific purposes

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
Learn Romance languages through networking
Lecturer
Hülsmann C
Course number
990920
Hours per week
2 hrs / 3 ECTS credits
Description
Course material (not included in the course fee)
Course material will be provided by course teacher. Participants need access to Blackboard.
Time and room
Prerequisite
B1
Target level
B1+
Start
Di, 07.03.2023, 17:15-18:45, 2.403
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
Academic German: Written Skills
Lecturer
Strasser M
Course number
990926
Hours per week
2 hrs / 4 ECTS credits
Description
This course is specifically designed for students, lecturers and researchers (or other interested persons) who wish to expand and deepen their knowledge of scientific German. During the course participants, will develop and perfect their reading and writing skills. In addition to selected text types (for example summary, abstract, protocol), specific structures of scientific language as well as learning and working techniques will also be discussed.
Course material (not included in the course fee)
Buchner, Patricia: Campus Deutsch B2/C1: Schreiben. Hueber, 2019. ISBN 978-3-19-101003-4. Participants need access to Blackboard.
Time and room
Prerequisite
B2+
Target level
C1
Start
Mi, 01.03.2023, 17:15-18:45, 2.442
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