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340353 UE English as a lingua franca: Communication skills for multilingual and multicultural settings (2020W)

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



max. 25 participants
Language: English


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Wednesday 21.10. 15:30 - 18:30 Hörsaal 2 ZfT Gymnasiumstraße 50 1.OG
Wednesday 04.11. 15:30 - 18:30 Digital
Wednesday 18.11. 15:30 - 18:30 Digital
Wednesday 02.12. 15:30 - 18:30 Digital
Wednesday 16.12. 15:30 - 18:30 Digital
Wednesday 13.01. 15:30 - 18:30 Digital
Wednesday 27.01. 15:30 - 18:30 Digital


Aims, contents and method of the course

Developing awareness of current global(ised) English(es) and the linguistic, socio-political realities they entail. Finding your own voice in English in personal and professional communication. Learning to act responsibly in international and/or translingual communication settings.

Please note that the class will be held in English.

Assessment and permitted materials

Please be aware that this is a ‘prüfungsimmanente Lehrveranstaltung’ and you will be graded based on your participation in and contributions to the class over the course of the entire class. Work to do will be discussed in class.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

You need to be willing to participate in discussion, presentations and teamwork as well as hand in written assignments.

Examination topics

Everything discussed in class, including selected literature.

Reading list

Will be discussed over the course of the class and made available to participants on Moodle.

Association in the course directory

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