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980040 TS English Conversation in the Conference Context (2011W)

0.00 ECTS (0.75 SWS), DoktorandInnenzentrum-Kursangebot

Please note that participation is subject to an accepted research proposal. Please send your research proposal to training.doktorat@univie.ac.at


max. 15 participants
Language: English

Examination dates


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Monday 21.11. 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 context, such as chairing and moderating conference sessions, introducing speakers, handling questions after presentations, or small talk during coffee breaks or at lunch/dinner. In addition, the seminar format also allows taking participants' individual interests and needs into consideration.

Assessment and permitted materials

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

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

Examination topics

For each conversation situation, typical phrases and idioms will be presented and practiced.

Reading list

Association in the course directory

Last modified: Mo 07.09.2020 15:51