Englische Bezeichnung

Intermediate Business & Technical English (B2+)

Pflicht-/Wahlpflichtfach

Wahlpflichtfach

Art der Lehrveranstaltung

Seminar (AWP)

Sprache

Englisch

Wird gehalten

jedes Semester

Credits

5 CP

Semesterwochenstunden

4 SWS

Leistungsnachweis(e)

Kurzklausur am Ende des Seminars und mündliche Prüfung,
kontinuierliche Evaluierung

Art des Leistungsnachweises

Klausur

Benotung

Kommanote

Zulassungsvoraussetzungen
Für IWI-Studenten: erfolgreiche Teilnahme am Seminar "Introduction to Business & Technical English (B2-)".
Für Studierende aller anderen Fakultäten: Englischkenntnisse auf dem Niveau B2.
Einstiegslevel
B2

Ziele

 

Die Einstufung richtet sich nach dem Gemeinsamen Europäischen Referenzrahmen (GERS).

Startniveau: B2

Zielniveau: bis C1

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Inhalte

 

Your success in the world of work will depend to a large extent on your ability to communicate effectively in English. This course will provide you with a lot of speaking practice as you will take part in lively group activities and pair work aimed at improving your language skills and confidence. Furthermore, completion of the recommended homework and self-study tasks make the course even more effective.

Among the topics covered are:

  • Social interaction – introductions, small talk
  • Writing minutes, notes and short emails
  • Studying at university in Germany and abroad
  • Work culture and internships
  • Talking about products and their technical aspects
  • Making short presentations
  • Describing trends and change
  • Discussing finance and money
  • Discussing topics related to your course of studies
  • Expanding your business and basic technical vocabulary

 

  • Acquire new and consolidate previously learned vocabulary, including many important work-related English expressions.
  • Be able to speak and interact effectively and with confidence in diverse contexts about a variety of study/business-related topics.
  • Learn to enjoy holding mini presentations in English.
  • Develop your self-study skills and become an independent and motivated English-language learner.

Empfohlene Literatur

 

Course materials will be made available on Moodle and in class.

Arbeitsaufwand

 

150 h