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Placement test

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

English

Level courses

English B2.2 - ON CAMPUS

Lecture number
042025f
Semester
Autumn semester 2021
Type
Language course
Registration deadline
09/30/2021
Maximum number of participants
18

Events

DayTimeFrequencyDurationRoom
Tue.4 - 6 pmweekly28.09.2021 - 18.01.2022RIG 401

Lecturers

  • Alison Eloff

Description

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

Content:
The focus of this course is on upper-intermediate 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. This course goes through the second half of the level B2 in one semester.

Assessment:
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.

Literature

Please have the following textbook from the first session on:

New Language Leader Upper Intermediate Course Book & MyEnglish Lab Pearson Education
ISBN: 978-1-4479-6154-3

The online component is valid for two years.

Please contact sprachen-PleaseRemoveIncludingDashes-@uni-flensburg.de for a Pearson discount code before placing your book order.

Registration

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

English B2 - ONLINE

Lecture number
042026f
Semester
Autumn semester 2021
Type
Language course
Start date
09/02/2021
Registration deadline
09/26/2021
Maximum number of participants
14

Events

DayTimeFrequencyDurationRoom
Mon.2 - 6 pmweekly27.09.2021 - 17.01.2022ONLINE - webex

Lecturers

  • Buse Goltz

Description

Language of instruction: English

Target group:

The B2 English language level course is for students who want to expand on their previous English language knowledge at an upper intermediate level. The course is suitable for students who have completed a B1 course (intermediate) or have attended approximately 350-400 classroom hours of English language lessons.

Content:

The focus of this course is on upper intermediate 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. This course goes through an entire level in one semester.

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.

Technology:
This course uses the learning management software, moodle, and the online meetings software Webex.

Literature

Please have the following textbook from the first session on:

New Language Leader Upper Intermediate Course Book & MyEnglish Lab Pearson Education
ISBN: 978-1-4479-6154-3

The online component is valid for two years.

Please contact sprachen-PleaseRemoveIncludingDashes-@uni-flensburg.de for a Pearson discount code before placing your book order.

Registration

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

Englisch C1.1 - ONLINE

Lecture number
042027f
Semester
Autumn semester 2021
Type
Language course
Registration deadline
09/30/2021
Maximum number of participants
14

Events

DayTimeFrequencyDurationRoom
Tue.4 - 6 pmweekly28.09.2021 - 18.01.2022ONLINE - webex


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 500-600 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.

Technology:

This course uses MyEnglish Lab online workbook provided through the publishers, the online meetings software Webex, and may depending on instructor use the learning management software, moodle. Further materials related to the book are available through the publisher’s website.

Literature

Please have the following textbook from the first session on:

New Language Leader Advanced with MyEnglish Lab Pearson Education
ISBN: 978 1 4479 6142 0

The online component is valid for two years.

Please contact sprachen-PleaseRemoveIncludingDashes-@uni-flensburg.de for a Pearson discount code before placing your book order.

Registration

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

Business English

Prerequisite for participation is that you have successfully completed level B1.2.

Business English B2.1 - ONLINE

Lecture number
042028f
Semester
Autumn semester 2021
Type
Language course
Maximum number of participants
14

Events

DayTimeFrequencyDurationRoom
Wed.4 - 6 pmweekly29.09.2021 - 19.01.2022ONLINE - webex

Lecturers

  • Siddharth Khanna

Description

Target group:
The B2 Business English course is suitable for students who have completed the B1.2 course (intermediate) or have approximately 350-400 classroom hours of English language lessons.

Content:
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 four skills of reading, writing, speaking, and listening are developed throughout the course.
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 environment.

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

Recommended Text(s) and Practice:
BBC business section online: good for practicing listening and reading. www.bbc.com/capital

Literature

Please have the following textbook from the first session on:

Grant, D., Hughes, J., Leeke, N., and Turner, R. (2017): Business Result: Elementary. Student's Book with Online Practice. Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University ELT
ISBN: 0194738663

Registration

Supplementary Courses

Conversation and Discussion - English B1-B2 - ON CAMPUS

Lecture number
042029f
Semester
Autumn semester 2021
Type
Language course
Registration deadline
09/30/2021
Maximum number of participants
18

Events

DayTimeFrequencyDurationRoom
Mon.4 - 5 pmweekly27.09.2021 - 17.01.2022TRO 203

Lecturers

  • Alison Eloff

Description

The B1-B2 conversation and discussion course is for English language learners who want to work on their spoken English skills. Course topics are student and instructor directed. Attention will focus on everyday conversation and on appropriate language use for discussions in academic and workplace settings.

Literature

There is no book for this class.

Registration

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

Conversation and Discussion - English C1-C2 - ON CAMPUS

Lecture number
042030f
Semester
Autumn semester 2021
Type
Language course
Registration deadline
09/30/2021
Maximum number of participants
18

Events

DayTimeFrequencyDurationRoom
Mon. 5 - 6 pmweekly27.09.2021 - 17.01.2022TRO 203

Lecturers

  • Alison Eloff

Description

The C1-C2 Conversation and Discussion course is for English language learners who want to work on their spoken English skills. Course topics are students and instructor directed. Attention will focus on appropriate language use for discussions in academic and workplace settings as well as everyday conversation. 

Literature

There is no book for this class.

Registration

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

Academic Literacy and Fluency - ONLINE

Lecture number
042031f
Semester
Autumn semester 2021
Type
Language course
Maximum number of participants
14

Events

DayTimeFrequencyDurationRoom
Tue.4 - 6 pmweekly28.09.2021 - 18.01.2022ONLINE - webex

Lecturers

  • Siddharth Khanna

Description

Target group:
The Academic Literacy and English course is for students who have some B2 or higher level of English; approximately 600+ hours of instruction. The course is designed to improve English skills in the context of the university and higher education and aimed at undergraduate students. Emphasis is placed on academic research and writing skills. Participants will develop their academic vocabulary and academic voice in oral and written language.

Course content:
The course is taught using a project based instruction method that can be used in conjunction with your other courses. Together we will read and discuss selective readings, write a short project on a shared topic and a longer project on a topic of your choosing. Your academic English skills will improve as well as your general English abilities.

Assessment:
Regular and active participation in the course. Regular written homework culminating in portfolio of work turned in the final day of class.

Technology:
This course uses the learning management software, moodle, and the online meetings software Webex.

 

Literature

Please bring the following book to class:

English for Academic Study: Extended Writing and Research Skills

ISBN: 978 1 90861 430 8

Registration

English Literature Short Stories - ON CAMPUS

Lecture number
042032f
Semester
Autumn semester 2021
Type
Language course
Registration deadline
09/30/2021
Maximum number of participants
18

Events

DayTimeFrequencyDurationRoom
Tue.6 - 8 pmweekly28.09.2021 - 18.01.2022HEL 165

Lecturers

Description

Target group:
English Short Stories is an English course for students at the B2.1-C2 level who want to strengthen their existing English skills, refresh skills they have, or who are planning on going abroad in the next semester.

Content:
This course is for upper intermediate and advanced English learners who have at least a passing interest in literature. The course uses short stories as an object of analysis, a starting point for discussion and/or a writing activity, and/or vocabulary building. The course focuses on reading comprehension and textual analysis skills, as well as the production of semiformal English in a discussion format.

Assessment:
Regular and active participation in the class. Completion of homework assignments. Two short presentations. Klausur turned in on the last day of the course.

 

Literature

Readings will be provided by the instructor.

Registration

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

Short courses

Short Course English - Academic Reading - ONLINE

Lecture number
042083f
Semester
Autumn semester 2021
Type
Language course
Registration deadline
09/27/2021
Maximum number of participants
14

Events

DayTimeFrequencyDurationRoom
Thu.6 - 8 pmweekly30.09. - 25.11.2021ONLINE - webex

Lecturers

  • Siddharth Khanna

Description

Target Group:

The English Academic Reading course is for students at the B2-C2 proficiency level who want to develop effective reading strategies, understand sentences and paragraphs more clearly, and analyze texts more completely.

Content:

This is an instructor led course focused on developing your academic reading skills. The course uses authentic readings excerpted in the Reading & Writing Source Book to engage students in understanding the skills they will need for reading academically and the conventions of written academic texts.

Assessment:

Regular and active participation in the class. Completion of homework assignments.

 

Literature

Please have the following textbook from the first session on:

English for Academic Study: Reading Course book Garnet Education, ISBN: 978 1 90861 437 7

English for Academic Study: Reading & Writing Source Book Garnet Education, ISBN: 978 1 90861 436 0

Registration

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

Short Course English - Building Academic Vocabulary - ON CAMPUS

Lecture number
042084f
Semester
Autumn semester 2021
Type
Language course
Registration deadline
09/30/2021
Maximum number of participants
18

Events

DayTimeFrequencyDurationRoom
Mon.10 am - 12 pmweekly27.09. - 22.11.2021OSL 232

Lecturers

Description

Target Group:
The building academic vocabulary short course is for students with a B2 English level proficiency or higher (B2-C2) who want to expand their vocabulary for academic purposes and/or want to “close the gap” between non-native and native like English proficiency.

Content:
This is a self-study course with instructor support. This means you have access to all the materials, including answer keys, and that an instructor oversees the structure and timing of activities, as well as answers any questions throughout the semester. The first part of the course focuses on vocabulary development and the uses words from the General Service List. The second part of the course provides practice using words from the Academic Word List sublists 1-5.

Assessment:
Regular and active participation in the class. Completion of homework assignments. Post-test on the last day of course and turning in of language portfolio.

 

Literature

Please bring the following book to class:

English for Academic Study: Vocabulary Study Book

ISBN: 978 1 90861 443 8

Registration

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

Short Course English - Grammar and Punctuation - ON CAMPUS

Lecture number
042085f
Semester
Autumn semester 2021
Type
Language course
Registration deadline
09/30/2021
Maximum number of participants
18

Events

DayTimeFrequencyDurationRoom
Mon.12 - 2 pmweekly27.09. - 22.11.2021OSL 232

Lecturers

Description

Target Group:
The Grammar and Punctuation for Academic Writing course is an English for Academic Purposes course for students with a B1-C1 English level proficiency who want to focus on the grammar necessary for the effective writing of academic texts.

Content:
This is an instructor led graded self-study course. This means you have access to all the materials, including answer keys, and that an instructor oversees the structure and timing of activities, as well as answers any questions throughout the semester. The course begins with a review of verb tense use in an academic context before moving on to more complex structures like showing logical links, expressing, shades of meaning, and using relative clauses. Although useful outside academia, the grammar in this course is focused solely on the academic context.

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

 

Literature

Please have the following textbook from the first session on:

English for Academic Study: Grammar for Writing Study Book Garnet Education

ISBN: 978 1 78260 070 1

Registration

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

Short Course English - Presentations - ON CAMPUS

Lecture number
042086f
Semester
Autumn semester 2021
Type
Language course
Registration deadline
09/30/2021
Maximum number of participants
18

Events

DayTimeFrequencyDurationRoom
Tue.12 - 2 pmweekly28.09. - 23.11.2021OSL 232

Lecturers

Description

Target Group:
The English Presentations course is for students at the B1-C2 level who want to improve their oral fluency and delivery, and logical organization and language use for presentations.

Content:
This is an instructor led course focused on developing your presentation skills. Although particular attention is paid to the academic context, the skills are transferable to other contexts. The course is practice based and takes students through the steps of writing, revising, and delivery a presentation.

Assessment:
Regular and active participation in the class. Completion of homework assignments. Delivery of presentations.

 

Literature

Readings will be provided when necessary.

Registration

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

Short Course English - Listening - ON CAMPUS

Lecture number
042087f
Semester
Autumn semester 2021
Type
Language course
Registration deadline
09/30/2021
Maximum number of participants
18

Events

DayTimeFrequencyDurationRoom
Tue.10 am - 12 pmweekly28.09.- 23.11.2021TRO 206

Lecturers

Description

Target Group:
The Academic English Listening course is for students who have achieved a B1 or higher level of English; approximately 300 hours of instruction. The course is designed to improve your listening and note taking skills in an academic environment. Emphasis is on understanding spoken academic English lectures and producing useful notes from said lectures. Participants will develop their note taking abilities as well as increase their academic vocabulary and understanding of spoken English.

Course Content:
This is an instructor led course focused on developing your academic listening skills. The course uses authentic listening materials to engage students in understanding the micro-and macro-skills they will need for listening to lectures and producing useful notes.

Assessment:
Regular active participation in the class. Completion of homework assignments. A portfolio of collected work due on the last day of class.

Technology:
This course may use the learning management software, moodle, and the book comes with two course CDs.

Literature

English for Academic Study: Listening Garnet Education
ISBN: 978 1 90861 433 9

Registration

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