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040120 UE WI-SPR: Business English Preparatory Course (2020S)

2.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 4 - Wirtschaftswissenschaften
Continuous assessment of course work

Summary

1 Komaier , Moodle
2 Nagengast , Moodle

Registration/Deregistration

Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first serve).
Registration information is available for each group.

Groups

Group 1

Diese Lehrveranstaltung ist strikt für Studierende der SPL 4 kontingentiert.

max. 50 participants
Language: German
LMS: Moodle

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

ET: Mo. 22.6.2020 16.45 - 18.15 HS 14

Monday 09.03. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Monday 16.03. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Monday 23.03. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Monday 30.03. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Monday 20.04. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Monday 27.04. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Monday 04.05. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Monday 11.05. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Monday 18.05. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Monday 25.05. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Monday 08.06. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Monday 15.06. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Monday 22.06. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 14 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Hörsaal 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Monday 29.06. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß

Aims, contents and method of the course

Aims of the course
On completion of the course, students will be able to
• read and understand English texts on an intermediate level;
• understand and apply business English vocabulary and terminology on an intermediate level;
• give presentations;
• participate in discussions.

Content
Your background and career
Your company
Your job
Issues in the workplace
Pay and benefits
Recruitment
The economy
Global issues for the 21st century

Teaching methods
This course will use the following methods: lectures, small-group work, discussions, vocabulary development and reinforcement of grammatical structures, listening comprehensions, role plays and peer-to-peer coaching.

Assessment and permitted materials

The preparatory course is assessed by means of:
• Final Test - online (50%)
• Presentation - video (20%)
• Peer Feedback (10%)
• Participation - homework & video conferences (20%)

No dictionaries or other reference materials are allowed in the exam.

Group 2

Diese Lehrveranstaltung ist strikt für Studierende der SPL 4 kontingentiert.

max. 50 participants
Language: German
LMS: Moodle

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

ET: Mo. 22.6.2020 16.45 - 18.15 HS 14

Friday 06.03. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 7 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Friday 13.03. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 7 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Friday 20.03. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 7 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Friday 27.03. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 7 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Friday 03.04. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 7 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Friday 24.04. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 7 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Friday 08.05. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 7 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Friday 15.05. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 7 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Friday 22.05. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 7 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Friday 29.05. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 7 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Friday 05.06. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 7 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Friday 12.06. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 7 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Friday 19.06. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 7 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Friday 26.06. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 7 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock

Aims, contents and method of the course

Aims of the course
On completion of the course, students will be able to
• read and understand English texts on an intermediate level;
• understand and apply business English vocabulary and terminology on an intermediate level;
• give presentations in teams;
• participate in discussions.

Content
Your background and career
Your company
Your job
Issues in the workplace
Pay and benefits
Recruitment
The economy
Global issues for the 21st century

Teaching methods
This course will use the following methods: lectures, small-group work, discussions, vocabulary development and reinforcement of grammatical structures, listening comprehensions, role plays and peer-to-peer coaching.

Assessment and permitted materials

The preparatory course is assessed by means of:
• Final Test (50%)
• Presentation (20%)
• Peer Feedback (10%)
• Participation (20%)

No dictionaries or other reference materials are allowed in the exam.

Information

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

The students will be awarded a grade on the basis of their overall percentage score (PS) as follows:
PS 60.5-70 → Grade 4
PS 70.5-80 → Grade 3
PS 80.5-90 → Grade 2
PS 90.5-100 → Grade 1

In order to pass the course, students must reach an overall percentage score (PS) of more than 60%.

According to university regulation, this course is "prüfungsimmanent", which means that in principle students must attend every class. Exceptionally, they may miss a maximum of two sessions.

Failure to attend the first session without prior notification will result in losing the place in the course.

Examination topics

Emmerson, Paul (2009): Business Vocabulary Builder. Macmillan Education.
Emmerson, Paul (2010): Business Grammar Builder. Macmillan Education.
Additional material compiled by the lecturer.

Reading list

Emmerson, Paul (2009): Business Vocabulary Builder. Macmillan Education.
Emmerson, Paul (2010): Business Grammar Builder. Macmillan Education.
Additional material compiled by the lecturer.

Association in the course directory

Last modified: Mo 07.09.2020 15:19