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English

Level Courses

English B1.1

Lecture number
042025b
Semester
Autumn semester 2019
Type
Language Course
Registration deadline
09/26/2019
Maximum number of participants
18

Events

DayTimeRecurrenceDurationRoom
Mon.6 p.m. - 8 p.m.Weekly23/09 - 02/12/2019TRO 107
Fri.2 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.Single08/11/2019TRO 107
Fri.2 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.Single22/11/2019RIG 808
Mon.6 p.m. - 8 p.m.Exam02/12/2019TRO 107

Lecturers

  • Siddharth Khanna

Description

Target group:
The B1.1 English language level course is for students who want to expand on their previous English language knowledge at an intermediate level. The course is suitable for students who have completed an A2.2 course (pre-intermediate) or have approximately 240 classroom hours of English language lessons.

Content:
The focus of this is on intermedaite English language skills. Attention is paid to the four primary language skills of reading, writing, speaking, and listening. The course is rooted in an English for academic purposes pedagogy but is applicable to everyday life.

The course has an online and classroom component.

Assessment:
Regular and active participation in the class. Completion of homework assignments. Exam on the last day of class.

Literature

Please bring the following book to class
New Language Leader Intermediate Coursebook
ISBN: 978-1447961499.

You can, if you wish to, purchase
New Language Leader Intermediate Course Book & MyEnglish Lab
ISBN: 9781447961482, the online component is valid for two years (the online component is like a workbook)

Registration

Unfortunately this course is already booked out. Registration is not possible anymore.

English B2.1

Lecture number
042026b
Semester
Autumn semester 2019
Type
Language Course
Registration deadline
09/26/2019
Maximum number of participants
18

Events

DayTimeRecurrenceDurationRoom
Mon.4 p.m. - 6 p.m.Weekly23/09 - 16/12/2019TRO 107
Fri.2 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.Single15/11/2019TRO 107
Fri.2 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.Single29/11/2019TRO 107
Mon.4 p.m. - 6 p.m.Exam16/12/2019TRO 107

Lecturers

  • Siddharth Khanna

Description

Target group:
The B2.1 English language level course is for students who want to expand on their previous English language knowledge at an advanced level. The course is suitable for students who have completed the B1.2 course (intermediate) or have approximately 360 classroom hours of English language lessons.

Content:
The focus of this is on advanced English language skills. Attention is paid to the four primary language skills of reading, writing, speaking, and listening. The course is rooted in an English for academic purposes pedagogy but is applicable to everyday life.Regular and active participation is required for successful completion of the course. This includes the completion of homework in order to continue practicing and consolidating what has been learned in the classroom. Attendance is compulsory.The course has an online and classroom component.

Assessment:
Regular and active participation in the class.
Completion of homework assignments.
Klausur on the last day of class.

Literature

Bitte bringen Sie das folgende Buch mit zum Unterricht:
New Language Leader Upper Intermediate Course Book & MyEnglishLab ISBN: 9781447961543

Registration

Unfortunately this course is already booked out. Registration is not possible anymore.

English C1.1

Lecture number
042027b
Semester
Autumn semester 2019
Type
Language Course
Registration deadline
09/26/2019
Maximum number of participants
18

Events

DayTimeRecurrenceDurationRoom
Tue.4 p.m. - 6 p.m.Weekly24/09 - 17/12/2019HEL 067
Fri.2 p.m. - 8 p.m.Single27/09/2019TRO 104
Tue.4 p.m. - 6 p.m.Single10/12/2019TRO 103
Tue.4 p.m. - 6 p.m.Exam17/12/2019HEL 067

Lecturers

  • Buse Goltz

Description

Target group:
The C1.1 English language level course is for students who want to expand on their previous English language knowledge at an advanced level. The course is suitable for students who have completed the B2.2 course (upper intermediate) or have approximately 500 classroom hours of English language lessons.

Content:
The focus of this is on advanced English language skills. Attention is paid to the four primary language skills of reading, writing, speaking, and listening. The course is rooted in an English for academic purposes pedagogy but is applicable to everyday life.
Regular and active participation is required for successful completion of the course. This includes the completion of homework in order to continue practicing and consolidating what has been learned in the classroom. Attendance is compulsory. The course has an online and classroom component.

Assessment:
Regular and active participation in the class.
Completion of homework assignments.
Klausur on the last day of class.

Literature

Please bring the following book on the first day of class:
New Language Leader Advanced Course Book with MyEnglishLabISBN: 9781447961420

Registration

Unfortunately this course is already booked out. Registration is not possible anymore.

English courses for specific purposes

The prerequisite for participation is that you have successfully completed level B2.1.

Business English B2

Lecture number
042028b
Semester
Autumn semester 2019
Type
Language Course
Registration deadline
09/26/2019
Maximum number of participants
18

Events

DayTimeRecurrenceDurationRoom
Tue.6 p.m. - 8 p.m.Weekly24/09 - 17/12/2019HEL 067
Fri2 p.m. - 8 p.m.Single25/10/2019TRO 205
Tue.6 p.m - 8 p.m.Single10/12/2019TRO 103
Tue.6 p.m. - 8 p.m.Exam17/12/2019HEL 066

Lecturers

  • Buse Goltz

Description

Target Group:
The B2 Business English language level course is for students who want to expand on their previous English language knowledge at an upper intermediate level with a focus on the business context. The course is suitable for students who have completed B1-level or have approximately 360 classroom hours of English language lessons.

Students who have completed a general English language B2 course would find some of the course repetitive, but would learn new vocabulary and specialized communication activities for a business context.

Content:
The focus of this course is on upper intermediate English language skills. Attention is paid to the four primary skills of reading, writing, speaking, and listening in a business context. The course is rooted in an English for specific purposes pedagogy with the incorporation of some business theory, but grammatical structures are applicable to other contexts.

Regular and active participation is required for successful completion of the course. This includes the completion of homework in order to continue practicing and consolidating what has been learned in the classroom. Attendance is compulsory.

Assessemnt:
Regular and active participation in the class. Completion of homework assignments. Klausur on the last day of class.

Literature

Bitte bringen Sie das folgende Buch mit zum Unterricht:
Business Advantage B2 Students’s Book with DVD, ISBN 978-3-12-502815-9

Registration

Unfortunately this course is already booked out. Registration is not possible anymore.

Supplementary Courses on B2 level

The prerequisite for participation is that you have successfully completed level B2.1.

English Language Through Film (B2-C1)

Lecture number
042029b
Semester
Autumn semester 2019
Type
Language Course
Registration deadline
09/26/2019
Maximum number of participants
18

Events

DayTimeRecurrenceDurationRoom
Tue.4 p.m. - 6 p.m.Weekly24/09 - 17/12/2019VIL 214
Tue.4 p.m. - 6 p.m.Exam17/12/2019VIL 214

Lecturers

Description

Target group:
English Language Through Film is an English course for students at the B2-C1 level who want to strengthen their existing English skills, refresh skills they have, or who are planning on going abroad in the next semester. The course uses short films as an object of analysis, a starting point for discussion or a writing activity, and/or vocabulary building.

Course content:
The focus of this course is on upper intermediate and advanced English language skills. Particular attention is paid to general knowledge topics, conversational topics, and English for academic purposes. You will learn a little bit about film and whole lot about how to use the English language appropriately in an academic context. You will learn to take notes, build an argument, present information, hold a discussion, and write short essays. Regular and active participation is required for successful completion of the course. This includes the completion of homework in order to continue practicing and consolidating what has been learned in the classroom. Attendance is compulsory.

Assessment:
There will be a written exam on the last day of the course.
Students will also present their own analysis of a short film.
Regular written homework.

Registration

Unfortunately this course is already booked out. Registration is not possible anymore.

Supplementary Courses on C1 level

The prerequisite for participation is that you have successfully completed level B2.

English Literature Short Stories (C1-C2)

Lecture number
042030b
Semester
Autumn semester 2019
Type
Language Course
Registration deadline
09/26/2019
Maximum number of participants
18

Events

DayTimeRecurrenceDurationRoom
Wed.4 p.m. - 6 p.m.Weekly25/09 - 18/12/2019OSL 244

Lecturers

Description

Target Group:
English Literature Short Stories C1/C2 is an English course for students at the C1-C2 level who want to strengthen and expand their English reading comprehension, writing, and speaking/discussion skills. The course uses classic and contemporary short stories as an object of analysis for written and oral communication activities.

Course content:
The focus of this course is on advanced English language skills. Particular attention is paid to reading comprehension, critical thinking, and analytical writing and discussion. You will gain cultural knowledge, how the English language is used to produce ‘literary’ texts, and how to use the English language appropriately in an academic context.
Regular and active participation is required for successful completion of the course. This includes the completion of homework assignments in order to continue practicing and consolidating what has been leaned in the classroom. Attendance is compulsory.

Assessment:
There will be a short written analysis due at the end of the semester. Students will be responsible for presenting information orally throughout the semester.

 

Literature

Short stories will be made available by the instructor.

Registration

Unfortunately this course is already booked out. Registration is not possible anymore.

Workshops in English

Academic Understanding: Understanding form, finding information

Lecture number
042104b
Semester
Autumn semester 2019
Type
Excercise
Registration deadline
09/30/2019
Maximum number of participants
20

Events

Day Time Recurrence Duration Room
Mon. 12:00 to 14:00 Single 09/30/2019 to 09/30/2019 Trondheim 1 - TRO 107

Lecturers

Description

This short two hour class explains the form of English academic journal articles. By understanding the form of academic English texts participants will be better able to find the information and arguments within the text.

Registration

Unfortunately this course is already booked out. Registration is not possible anymore.

Presentations: Linking ideas, overcoming nervousness, delivery tips

Lecture number
042105b
Semester
Autumn semester 2019
Type
Excercise
Maximum number of participants
20

Events

Day Time Recurrence Duration Room
Tue. 12:00 to 14:00 Single 10/22/2019 to 10/22/2019 Trondheim 2 - TRO 204

Lecturers

Description

In this short two hour class, participants will learn how to use linking words and statements effectively for oral presentations. We will also go over how to combat nervousness and tips for delivering a presentation.

Registration

Group Work: Understanding how groups work

Lecture number
042106b
Semester
Autumn semester 2019
Type
Excercise
Maximum number of participants
20

Events

Day Time Recurrence Duration Room
Tue. 12:00 to 14:00 Single 11/05/2019 to 11/05/2019 Trondheim 2 - TRO 204
Tue. 12:00 to 14:00 Single 10/29/2019 to 10/29/2019 Trondheim 2 - TRO 204

Lecturers

Description

In this four hour session (2 hours X 2 meeting) participants will learn the basic roles group members play, the types of groups, and how to set an agenda. Make your group project more successful by understanding how groups work.

Registration

Placement Test

For a registration from level A1.2 a placement test is required if you have not yet written an exam with us.