Sommersemester 2022



Englisch  -  UNIcert II (B2)

English for Natural Sciences - DIGITAL
  This course explores the language used for research across the natural sciences, specifically focusing on typical grammatical structures, vocabulary/idioms, and written forms. Basing ourselves on a common core, participants select readings to be used as the basis for group presentations. Regular in-class participation, completion of homework tasks, and development of brief team and individual presentations and writing assignments will be expected.
Voraussetzung: Online-Einstufungstest mit 50 bis 70 Punkten.
 
91001   Mo 13-17 wöch. Online  Dr. C. Hank  5 ECTS-Punkte  40 € 


Englisch  -  UNIcert II (B2)

English for Students of Law: English Law - PRÄSENZ
 
This course will focus on the language of legal discourse in various areas of English law. You will deal with a variety of topics from both civil law and the criminal justice system (e.g. the civil and criminal courts, the legal profession, contract law, the jury system, the elements of the crime, analysis of various offences). While all language skills are practised, the focus is on reading, listening and speaking. As home assignment, you will prepare a short case presentation. A lot of effort will be put into boosting the range of vocabulary, with a special focus on the adequate use of legal language. Grammar practice will be remedial. The Leistungsnachweis will be awarded on the basis of regular and active participation and the final tests in reading, speaking and vocabulary/grammar.

Voraussetzung: Online-Einstufungstest mit 50 bis 70 Punkten.
 
91004   Di 14-18 wöch. DOR 65 3.58  L. Helge  5 ECTS-Punkte  40 € 


Englisch  -  UNIcert II (B2)

English for Economics and Business Studies 2 - PRÄSENZ
 
This course is a continuation of the four-hour course 1, but it is also suitable for qualified newcomers. It focuses on the further development of reading, listening, speaking and writing skills.  We will deal with a variety of topics related to business, e.g. the European Union, Globalisation, International Trade, Business Ethics, Emerging Markets etc. Students will practise business vocabulary, the use of prepositions in economic context and revise grammatical structures. Final tests: Listening comprehension, Writing, Vocabulary. The successful completion of this course (in addition to course 1) will entitle participants to obtain the UNIcert® II certificate in Business English.

Voraussetzung: Online-Einstufungstest mit 50 bis 70 Punkten.
 
91008   Mo 14-18 wöch. DOR 65 3.55  P. Walsh  5 ECTS-Punkte  40 € 


Englisch  -  UNIcert II (B2)

English for Film, Art, Music and Media - DIGITAL
 
With an emphasis on speaking and reading, this course covers topics of general interest: art, film, music, and various current events. Participants will give presentations based on an approved topic of their choice. Throughout the semester, there will also be ample grammar review and vocabulary building, along with regular discussion and some writing practice. Apart from attending class regularly (there is a 75% attendance requirement), students are expected to submit weekly homework assignments and to make regular use of the Moodle course site. The final test will comprise three components: (1) a reading comprehension test, (2) a vocabulary and grammar test, and (3) a short oral exam (10–15 minutes). The Leistungsnachweis will be awarded on the basis of regular and active participation as well as the successful completion of the final tests.

This course is open and accessible to students of all disciplines (no specialist knowledge required!).

Voraussetzung: Online-Einstufungstest mit 50 bis 70 Punkten.
 
91009   Do 10-14 wöch. Online  Dr. F. Latino  5 ECTS-Punkte  40 € 


Englisch  -  UNIcert II (B2)

Intercultural Competence in English: Speaking and Writing - DIGITAL
 

In this course, we discuss how to communicate well in our own cultures and those of others. We cover important topics like the cultural iceberg, code switching, and cultural differences. We also look at the role language plays in how we get along with and understand others, especially in English. Course participants play a major role in choosing which topics are covered. 

To earn course credit, participants should prepare a presentation on a relevant topic of their choice. Regular, individual language feedback helps students see how they are progressing. Vocabulary and grammar practice is customized to participants’ needs and a regular part of each lesson.

 

This course will start online. If possible/reasonable (and preferred by students), we will switch to hybrid lessons later in the semester.


Voraussetzung: Online-Einstufungstest mit 50 bis 70 Punkten.
 
91011   Di 14-16 wöch. Online  D. Nichols  3 ECTS-Punkte  20 € 


Englisch  -  UNIcert II (B2)

English for Academic Purposes: Reading, Writing, Listening, Speaking - BLENDED LEARNING
 
This course is designed to improve participants' reading, speaking, listening and writing skills. There will be ample opportunity to boost all four skills in an active way. We will decide at the start of the course what the student needs are. 
 
Participants are expected to give a presentation on a subject of their choice, which will be graded. Credit will be obtained on the basis of regular and active participation, as well as successful completion of the final reading, writing, vocab/grammar and listening comprehension tests. 
 
This course will be in blended learning format. The first lesson on 29 April will be online and the second lesson will be held face to face. Lessons face to face and online over the semester will be agreed with the group.
 

Voraussetzung: Online-Einstufungstest mit 50 bis 70 Punkten.
 
91012   Fr 12-16 wöch. Online / DOR 65, 3.26  G. Cullen  5 ECTS-Punkte  40 € 


Englisch  -  UNIcert II (B2)

English for Academic Purposes: Reading, Writing, Listening, Speaking - PRÄSENZ
 
This course is designed to improve students' reading, speaking, listening and writing skills. There will be ample opportunity to boost vocabulary and revise and improve knowledge of grammar. Students are expected to give a presentation on a subject of their choice, which will be graded. Credit will be obtained on the basis of regular and active participation, as well as successful completion of the final reading, writing, vocab/grammar and listening comprehension tests.

Voraussetzung: Online-Einstufungstest mit 50 bis 70 Punkten.
 
91013   Di 14-18 wöch. DOR 65, 3.55  Dr. D. Greeves  5 ECTS-Punkte  40 € 


Englisch  -  UNIcert II (B2)

English for Academic Purposes: Listening and Speaking - PRÄSENZ
 
This course is designed to develop the two language skills of listening and speaking. There will be ample opportunity to boost vocabulary, to improve and develop listening and speaking abilities. An emphasis will be placed on giving presentations and fluency. With regards to listening, the focus will be on listening for gist as well as for specific information. The Leistungsnachweis will be awarded on the basis of regular and active participation as well as successful completion of the final test. The test will take place on the Monday of the last week and will consist of listening and vocabulary sections. The final grade will additionally contain a speaking component, based on the course participant’s performance in class over the duration of the course and a short class presentation.

Voraussetzung: Online-Einstufungstest mit 50 bis 70 Punkten.
 
91017   Mo 14-18 wöch. DOR 65 3.28  C. Forbes  5 ECTS-Punkte  40 € 


Englisch  -  UNIcert II (B2)

English for Academic Purposes: Reading and Writing - PRÄSENZ
 
This course is designed to build the reading and writing skills in order to prepare for academic work in English and includes practice in the following: In reading, the focus is on comprehension, vocabulary development, reading rate and study skills. In writing it emphasizes sentence structure, paragraph organization and usage of formal English grammar especially with regards to essay writing. The Leistungsnachweis will be awarded on the basis of regular and active participation as well as successful completion of the final test. The test will take place on the Thursday of the last week and will consist of a reading section and a final essay.

Voraussetzung: Online-Einstufungstest mit 50 bis 70 Punkten.
 
91018   Do 14-18 wöch. DOR 65 3.57  C. Forbes  5 ECTS-Punkte  40 €