English

Pre-Intermediate English I
Lecturer
Kenny P ( Fuchsberger E )
Course number
990394
Hours per week
3 hrs + Tutorial (1 h) / 4.5 ECTS credits
Description
This course 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. Supplementally to the language course a tutorial of one additional hour per week is offered. Attendance is not compulsory, but we strongly recommend attending the tutorial.
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
A1+/A2
Target level
A2/A2+
Start
Mo, 03.10.2022, 19:15-20:45, 3.407
Intermediate English I
Lecturer
Bugram B
Course number
990395
Hours per week
2 hrs / 3 ECTS credits
Description
This course is 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. The course continues in the summer term.
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
A2+/B1
Target level
B1
Start
Di, 04.10.2022, 17:15-18:45, 1.003
Upper Intermediate English I a
Lecturer
Kenny P
Course number
990344
Hours per week
2 hrs / 3 ECTS credits
Description
In this course all four skills (speaking, reading, listening, writing) will be trained and vocabulary and grammatical knowledge be expanded. Moreover, various texts will be discussed and short oral presentations held in class. The course continues in the summer term.
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/B1+
Target level
B1+/B2
Start
Di, 04.10.2022, 17:15-18:45, 2.442
Upper Intermediate English I b
Lecturer
Huber L
Course number
990345
Hours per week
2 hrs / 3 ECTS credits
Description
In this course all four skills (speaking, reading, listening, writing) will be trained and vocabulary and grammatical knowledge be expanded. Moreover, various texts will be discussed and short oral presentations held in class. The course continues in the summer term.
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/B1+
Target level
B1+/B2
Start
Mi, 05.10.2022, 19:15-20:45, 1.009
Advanced English I a
Lecturer
Öllerer-Einböck B
Course number
990346
Hours per week
2 hrs / 3 ECTS credits
Description
This course is the continuation of the upper intermediate courses and will further develop the four skills of listening, reading, writing and speaking as well as grammar and vocabulary. Participants will be expected to give an oral presentation and also complete writing assignments and tests. The course is based on a book; however, the course will also include authentic materials and other communicative activities.
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
Target level
B2+
Start
Mo, 03.10.2022, 17:15-18:45, 3.407
Advanced English I b
Lecturer
Ahrer L
Course number
990419
Hours per week
2 hrs / 3 ECTS credits
Description
This course is the continuation of the upper intermediate courses and will further develop the four skills of listening, reading, writing and speaking as well as grammar and vocabulary. Participants will be expected to give an oral presentation and also complete writing assignments and tests. The course is based on a book; however, the course will also include authentic materials and other communicative activities.
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
Target level
B2+
Start
Di, 04.10.2022, 19:15-20:45, 1.005
Advanced English III
Lecturer
Ahrer L
Course number
990417
Hours per week
2 hrs / 3 ECTS credits
Description
This course is a continuation of Advanced English II and will use a coursebook which is based on TED Talk videos. The course will nevertheless cover the areas of listening, reading, writing, grammar and vocabulary.
Course material (not included in the course fee)
Dummett, Paul et al.: Keynote: Advanced C1. Units 7-12. Student’s Book (Split Edition B) with DVD. Cornelsen, 2018. ISBN 978-1-337-56145-7. Participants need access to Blackboard.
Time and room
Prerequisite
B2+/C1
Target level
C1
Start
Mo, 03.10.2022, 17:15-18:45, 2.217
Academic Writing B2+
Lecturer
Ahrer L
Course number
990930
Hours per week
2 hrs / 4 ECTS credits
Description
This course will focus on some of the writing skills needed in an academic environment and will cover the structure, content and language needed for range of different writing skills used in academia.
Course material (not included in the course fee)
Zemach, Dorothy E. / Valvona, Chris: Writing Research Papers: from essay to research paper. Student’s Book. Hueber/ Macmillan, 2019. ISBN 978-3-19-252576-6. Participants need access to Blackboard.
Time and room
Prerequisite
B2
Target level
B2+
Start
Mo, 03.10.2022, 19:15-20:45, 2.442
Academic Skills: Listening and Speaking C1.1
Lecturer
Huber L
Course number
990925
Hours per week
2 hrs / 4 ECTS credits
Description
This course develops academic listening and speaking skills for advanced level students (B2-C1). 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)
Course material will be provided by course teacher. Participants need access to Blackboard.
Time and room
Prerequisite
B2+
Target level
C1.1
Start
Mi, 05.10.2022, 17:15-18:45, 1.009
Academic Skills: Reading and Writing C1.1
Lecturer
Ahrer L
Course number
990927
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+
Target level
C1.1
Start
Di, 04.10.2022, 17:15-18:45, 1.008
Business English Communication Skills B1
Lecturer
Kenny P
Course number
990928
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
A2+/B1
Target level
B1
Start
Do, 06.10.2022, 17:15-18:45, 1.009
Business English B2
Lecturer
Ahrer L
Course number
990929
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 formal and informal emails, presentations, negotiations, report and proposal writing and market research and brands. 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
B1+/B2
Target level
B2-Fachsprachenkenntnisse
Start
Mi, 05.10.2022, 17:15-18:45, 2.442