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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 B1.2

Lecture number
042027c
Semester
Spring semester 2020
Type
Language Course
Maximum number of participants
18

Events

Day Time Recurrence Duration Room
Mon. 16:00 to 18:00 Single 06/22/2020 to 06/22/2020 -
Mon. 16:00 to 18:00 Single 06/15/2020 to 06/15/2020 -
Mon. 16:00 to 18:00 Weekly 03/09/2020 to 06/08/2020 -

Lecturers

  • Alison Eloff

Description

Target group:
The B1.2 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 the B1.1 course (intermediate) or have approximately 300 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.
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

We recommend you bring the following book (including the online component) to class:
New Language Leader Intermediate Course Book & MyEnglish Lab
ISBN: 9781447961482, the online component is valid for two years

Alternatively, you can buy the book without the online component:
New Language Leader Intermediate Coursebook, ISBN: 978-1447961499
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Registration

English B2.2

Lecture number
042028c
Semester
Spring semester 2020
Type
Language Course
Maximum number of participants
18

Events

Day Time Recurrence Duration Room
Tue. 16:00 to 18:00 Single 06/23/2020 to 06/23/2020 -
Tue. 16:00 to 18:00 Single 06/16/2020 to 06/16/2020 -
Tue. 16:00 to 18:00 Weekly 03/10/2020 to 06/09/2020 -

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 advanced level. The course is suitable for students who have completed the B2.1 course (intermediate) or have approximately 420 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

We recommend you bring the following book (including the online component) to class:
New Language Leader Upper Intermediate Course Book & MyEnglish Lab
ISBN: 978-1447961543, the online component is valid for two years

Alternatively, you can buy the book without the online component:
New Language Leader Upper Intermediate Course Book, ISBN: 978-1447961550

Registration

English B2

Lecture number
042029c
Semester
Spring semester 2020
Type
Language Course
Maximum number of participants
18

Events

Day Time Recurrence Duration Room
Mon. 14:00 to 18:00 Single 06/22/2020 to 06/22/2020 -
Mon. 14:00 to 18:00 Single 06/15/2020 to 06/15/2020 -
Mon. 14:00 to 18:00 Weekly 03/09/2020 to 06/08/2020 -

Lecturers

  • Buse Goltz

Description

Target group:
The B2 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 B2.1 course (intermediate).

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.

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

Literature

We recommend you bring the following book (including the online component) to class:
New Language Leader Upper Intermediate Course Book & MyEnglish Lab
ISBN: 978-1447961543, the online component is valid for two years

Alternatively, you can buy the book without the online component:
New Language Leader Upper Intermediate Course Book, ISBN: 978-1447961550

Registration

English C1.2

Lecture number
042030c
Semester
Spring semester 2020
Type
Language Course
Maximum number of participants
18

Events

Day Time Recurrence Duration Room
Tue. 16:00 to 18:00 Single 06/23/2020 to 06/23/2020 -
Tue. 16:00 to 18:00 Single 06/16/2020 to 06/16/2020 -
Tue. 16:00 to 18:00 Weekly 03/10/2020 to 06/09/2020 -

Lecturers

  • Buse Goltz

Description

Target group:
The C1.2 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 C1.1 course (advanced) or have approximately 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.
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

We recommend you bring the following book (including the online component) to class:
New Language Leader Advanced Course Book & MyEnglish Lab
ISBN: 9781447961420, the online component is valid for two years

Alternatively, you can buy the book without the online component:
New Language Leader Advanced Course Book, ISBN: 978-1447961437

Registration

English courses for specific purposes

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

Business English B2

Lecture number
042032c
Semester
Spring semester 2020
Type
Language Course
Maximum number of participants
18

Events

Day Time Recurrence Duration Room
Tue. 18:00 to 20:00 Single 06/23/2020 to 06/23/2020 -
Tue. 18:00 to 20:00 Single 06/16/2020 to 06/16/2020 -
Tue. 18:00 to 20:00 Weekly 03/10/2020 to 06/09/2020 -

Lecturers

  • Alison Eloff

Description

Target group:The B2 Business English language course is aimed at students and employees who wish to expand their previous English language skills to a higher intermediate level with a focus on the business context. The course is suitable for participants* who have reached the B1 level or have had approximately 360 hours of English lessons.Participants* who have completed a General English Language Course B2 will perceive part of the course as repetition, but will learn new vocabulary and specific communication activities for a business context.Content:The focus of this course is on upper intermediate English skills. Attention is paid to the four basic skills of reading, writing, speaking and listening in a business context. The course focuses on English as a technical language, with the inclusion of some business theory, the grammatical structures are also applicable to other contexts.Regular and active participation is required for the successful completion of the course. This also includes doing homework in order to practice and consolidate what you have learned in the classroom.Assessment:Regular and active participation in lessons. Doing homework. Written examination on the last day of class.

Literature

Please bring the following book with you to class:Business Advantage B2 Students's Book with DVD, ISBN 978-3-12-502815-9

Registration

Supplementary Courses on C1 level

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

Academic Fluency and Literacy

Lecture number
042034c
Semester
Spring semester 2020
Type
Language Course
Maximum number of participants
18

Events

Day Time Recurrence Duration Room
Wed. 16:00 to 18:00 Single 06/24/2020 to 06/24/2020 -
Wed. 16:00 to 18:00 Single 06/17/2020 to 06/17/2020 -
Wed. 16:00 to 18:00 Weekly 03/11/2020 to 06/10/2020 -

Lecturers

Description

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Registration

English Short Stories

Lecture number
042033c
Semester
Spring semester 2020
Type
Language Course
Maximum number of participants
18

Events

Day Time Recurrence Duration Room
Mon. 16:00 to 18:00 Single 06/22/2020 to 06/22/2020 -
Mon. 16:00 to 18:00 Single 06/15/2020 to 06/15/2020 -
Mon. 16:00 to 18:00 Weekly 03/09/2020 to 06/08/2020 -

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.

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Workshops in English

Group Work: Understanding how groups work

Lecture number
042035c
Semester
Spring semester 2020
Type
Sprachkurs
Maximum number of participants
18

Events

Day Time Recurrence Duration Room
Tue. 12:00 to 14:00 Single 04/07/2020 to 04/07/2020 -
Tue. 12:00 to 14:00 Single 03/31/2020 to 03/31/2020 -

Lecturers

Description

In this four-hour session (2 hours x 2 sessions) the participants learn the basic roles that group members play, the types of groups and how to set up an agenda. Make your group project more successful by understanding how groups work. The workshop will be held in English.

Registration

Presenting in English

Lecture number
042031c
Semester
Spring semester 2020
Type
Sprachkurs
Maximum number of participants
18

Events

Day Time Recurrence Duration Room
Thu. 10:00 to 12:00 Weekly 03/12/2020 to 04/09/2020 -

Lecturers

Description

In this short two-hour workshop, participants will learn how to effectively link words and statements for oral presentations. We will also discuss how to fight nervousness and give tips for a presentation. The workshop will be held in English.

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