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340172 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



This course will take place on campus in Vienna


Aims, contents and method of the course

We will focus on various types of texts and communicating these orally. In other words: students will become familiar with different types of written texts and how to communicate these effectively.

Assessment and permitted materials

Your work will be graded as follows:
participation: 20%
midterm: 30%
final: 30%
assignments: 20%

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Final grades will follow the below percentage schedule:
90-100: very good or 1
80-89: good or 2
70-79: average or 3
60-69: passing or 4
below 60 is fail or 5

Examination topics

Both your midterm and final exams will be based on:
texts and material covered in class
(vocabulary, style, and language use)

Reading list

Texts will be provided on moodle during the course.
How to Write it by Sandra E. Lamb is used for some of the writing assignments and will be posted on moodle.

Association in the course directory

Last modified: Fr 17.09.2021 08:49