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980029 TS Conversation in English: Conference & Meeting Situations (2017S)

0.00 ECTS (0.75 SWS), DoktorandInnenzentrum-Kursangebot

Please note: Participation is subject to the successfully passed public presentation of your dissertation project.


max. 15 participants
Language: English

Examination dates


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Tuesday 04.04. 09:00 - 17:00 Seminarraum 2 Berggasse 7 2.Stock


Aims, contents and method of the course

This full-day seminar focuses on a variety of communication situations in the conference and meeting contexts, such as chairing and moderating conference sessions, introducing speakers, small talk during conference coffee breaks or before/after meetings, and managing both standard and difficult meeting situations. In addition, the seminar format also allows taking participants' individual interests and needs into consideration.
For each conversation situation, typical phrases and idioms will be presented and practiced.

Assessment and permitted materials

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Examination topics

Based on short inputs, participants will practice typical situations in pairs as well as small groups. Trainer and peer feedback consolidate the learning effect.

Reading list

Association in the course directory

Last modified: Mo 07.09.2020 15:51