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340032 UE Text and oral communication English (2021S)

4.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 34 - Translationswissenschaft
Continuous assessment of course work


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


max. 25 participants
Language: English



MO wtl von 08.03.2021 bis 19.04.2021 09.30-11.00 Ort: digital; MO wtl von 03.05.2021 bis 21.06.2021 09.30-11.00 Ort: digital


Aims, contents and method of the course

Learning objectives: (1) to help students improve their listening comprehension and discussion skills; (2) to raise students' awareness of oral communication processes; (3) to hone students' speaking skills with a focus on the communication situation and text organization
Course content: developing listening comprehension strategies, critical listening and discussion skills, as well as producing spoken and written texts embedded in a specific communication situation
Teaching/learning methods (didactics): in-class listening, speaking, and writing activities (individual, pair, and group work), online activities, home assignments in oral comprehension and text production
Students will be asked to give structured feedback to their colleagues (peer review) and reflect on their own progress.
UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE, ALL CLASSES WILL BE REMOTE LEARNING CLASSES! Information on remote learning assignments is exchanged via Moodle.

Assessment and permitted materials

Mid-term test (30%), end-of-term test (30%), home assignments (20%), participation in class and online activities (20%).

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Attendance is mandatory (two absences will be allowed).
An advanced level of both oral and written English is required.
Passing grade: 60%
Grading scale: ≥90% = 1, ≥80% = 2, ≥70% = 3, ≥60% = 4

Examination topics

Evaluation will be based on the genres and exercise formats used in class and in the online and home assignments.

Reading list

Will be provided in class and on the Moodle platform.

Association in the course directory

Last modified: Th 04.03.2021 09:29