Languages for specific purposes

German as a Foreign Language: Writing and Grammar (B1/B2)
Lecturer
Vigil P
Course number
990926
Hours per week
2 hrs / 4 ECTS credits
Description
This course is especially designed for all those interested in extending and deepening their knowledge in the areas of writing and grammar. Selected text types (e.g. formal mail, invitation, complaint, letter of application), as well as important structures of written communication and various working techniques will be discussed.
Course material (not included in the course fee)
Hohmann, Sandra: Deutsch intensiv. Schreiben B2. Das Training. Klett, 2019. ISBN 978-3-12-675044-8. Participants need access to Blackboard.
Time and room
Prerequisite
A2+
Target level
B1/B2
Start
Mo, 03.10.2022, 19:15-20:45, 2.403
Academic German: Oral Skills
Lecturer
Strasser M
Course number
990418
Hours per week
2 hrs / 4 ECTS credits
Description
This course is specifically aimed at students, teachers and researchers (or other interested people) who wish to broaden and deepen their knowledge of academic German. During the course the participants will develop and perfect their listening skills (e.g. following lectures and presentations, systematically taking notes and summarizing contents) and speaking skills (e.g. presenting, discussing, moderating).
Course material (not included in the course fee)
Bayerlein, Oliver: Campus Deutsch B2/C1. Präsentieren und Diskutieren: Kursbuch, mit CD-ROM. Hueber, 2021. ISBN 978-3-19-201003-3. Participants need access to Blackboard.
Time and room
Prerequisite
B2+
Target level
C1
Start
Mi, 05.10.2022, 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