Module  III        

Competent in Studies and Daily Life (target level B2+)

 

Language course B2+
Lecturer
Bauer A ( Eder V )
Course number
U84011
Hours per week
10 hrs + Tutorial (1 h) / 15 ECTS credits
Description
Linguistic means and activities for the understanding and production of complex texts on concrete and abstract topics from studies and everyday life.
Course material (not included in the course fee)
Kurs- und Arbeitsbuch 1. Lehrbuch: Koithan, Ute et al: Aspekte neu. Mittelstufe Deutsch B2. Stuttgart 2017 (Klett). ISBN 978-3-12-605024-1 (mit DVD) oder 978-3-12-605025-8 (ohne DVD) 2. Arbeitsbuch: Koithan, Ute et al: Aspekte neu. Mittelstufe Deutsch B2. Stuttgart 2017 (Klett). ISBN 978-3-12-605026-5 optional: Sieber, Tanja: Aspekte neu. Mittelstufe Deutsch. Grammatik B1plus bis C1 (Klett). ISBN 978-3-12-605032-6
Time and room
Prerequisite
Language level B1+/B2
Target level
The students are able to find their way in their studies and everyday life independently. This means students can: • Understand the main content of concrete and complex topics in their field of study, everyday life and specialist articles from other fields. • Describe and present more complex issues in a structured way • Present and support opinions • Follow discussions from their own field of study • Record key ideas and decisions in group work and give structured feedback to the plenary. They can • Communicate spontaneously, fluently and effectively with appropriate correctness on a wide range of general, scientific and professional topics. • Follow and contribute to discussions on less familiar topics as well as • Express their own thoughts and opinions precisely and respond to complex arguments of others. They are able to do the following in both speaking and writing: • Describe something systematically. • Discuss the pros and cons of different options and their position, highlighting their main points and relevant supporting details. Students have an understanding and awareness of culture and its impact on communication, and can identify and interpret information in its cultural context. They can • Deal with general scientific vocabulary and structures receptively and productively. • Use linguistic means of scientific communication effectively in oral and written contexts. • Extract information, thoughts and opinions from highly specialized sources from the intended field of study. • Take detailed notes in a lecture on their field of interest. • Summarize long and challenging texts. • Summarize long and challenging texts and respond to questions in discussions. Students have a wide range of language learning strategies as well as general and scientific working techniques which they can use efficiently and flexibly.
Start
Mo, 01.03.2021, 09:15-10:45, * Online Termin *
Scientific German: oral and written
Lecturer
Wegenkittl-Neumayer U ( Eder V )
Course number
U84012
Hours per week
4 hrs + Tutorial (1 h) / 6 ECTS credits
Description
Text types and communicative contexts from everyday university life.
Course material (not included in the course fee)
Backhaus, Anke et al: MITTELPUNKT NEU B2/C1. Textsorten für Studium und Beruf. Intensivtrainer mit Audio-CD. Klett 2015. ISBN 978-3-12-676617-3 AUF DEN PUNKT GEBRACHT. Deutscher Lernwortschatz zur Textarbeit. Klett 2017. ISBN 978-3-12-519567-7
Time and room
Prerequisite
Basic knowledge of German scientific language
Target level
The students can ⋅ create systematic lectures including clear and correct slides / handouts ⋅ create excerpts and transcripts using complex templates ⋅ write papers using the main instruments of scientific language, structure, bibliography, etc., ⋅ write abstracts and protocols ⋅ use text revision instruments.
Start
Mo, 01.03.2021, 11:15-12:45, * Online Termin *