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Überblick: Inhalte der Englischkurse

Im Folgenden finden Sie die Kursinhalte der akademischen Englischkurse, die ab der Niveaustufe B1 angeboten werden. Die Niveaustufe nach dem Gemeinsamen Europäischen Referenzrahmen / Common European Framework of Reference (B1 – C2) ist jeweils mit angeführt (siehe auch Überblick  und das „Self Assessment Grid“).

Alle Kurse sind 2-stündig und schließen mit einer Klausur am Semesterende ab.

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Englisch B1: English for Academic Purposes, Sommer- und Wintersemester

Winter term syllabus:

Language skills Grammar
  • Describing your studies and study routines
  • Making arrangements: suggestions, invitations and refuses (formal and informal)
  • Discussions 
  • University vocabulary
  • Seminar presentations 
  • Writing a report
  • Present simple and present continuous
  • Present perfect and past simple 
  • Future forms
  • Passive
  • Comparisons

 

Summer term syllabus:

Language Skills Grammar
  • Introducing yourself and talking about yourself and your studies. 
  • Learning strategies
  • Writing an email (formal and informal).
  • Asking for advice, giving advice
  • Asking for an opinion / giving your own opinion / discussing
  • Reading strategies
  • University vocabulary
  • Writing a 300-350 word essay on a given topic.
  • Present perfect and past simple
  • Irregular verbs
  • Modal verbs
  • Question forming / Subject and object questions
  • Gerund and infinitive

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Englisch B2: English for Academic Purposes, Sommer- und Wintersemester

Winter term syllabus:

Language skills Grammar
  • Small talk/mingling in university context
  • Writing emails using different registers (formal, informal, neutral)
  • Filling in application forms for scholarships
  • Comparing/contrasting tabloid and quality newspaper articles
  • Gist reading
  • Paraphrasing
  • Summary writing
  • Making lecture notes
  • Presentation skills
  • Formal debating skills
  • University vocabulary
  • Tense overview: (future, present, present perfect, past, conditional)
  • Grammar problems addressed during face-to-face sessions and homework reviews

 

Summer term syllabus:

Language Skills Grammar
  • Differences between standard and academic English
  • Approaches to reading academic articles
  • Using online dictionaries and thesaurus
  • Paragraph writing
  • Making essay plans
  • Writing a 400-500 word argumentative academic essay on a given topic
  • Peer-proof reading and correction
  • Preparing a 5min academic presentation
  • Planning and writing PowerPoint presentation
  • Presenting a 5min academic presentation
  • University vocabulary
  • Tense overview: (future, present, present perfect, past, conditional)
  • Grammar problems addressed during face-to-face sessions and homework reviews

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Englisch C1: Academic English at Advanced Level

General syllabus:
(There is no winter/summer syllabus, individual teachers can choose a selection from the following language skills)

Language skills Grammar
  • Advanced listening skills using for example authentic podcasts, television programmes and film sequences
  • Overview and assessment of quality English-speaking online newspapers
  • Advanced discussion arising from listening and reading sources
  • Advanced paraphrasing and summary writing
  • Creating own academic essay title and thesis statement
  • Making detailed essay plan for academic essay
  • Writing a 600-700 word academic essay
  • Peer-checking and correcting academic essays
  • Preparing for a formal academic debate
  • Participating and presenting in a formal academic debate
  • Creating own academic presentation title and thesis statement
  • Planning and writing PowerPoint presentation
  • Presenting an 8 min academic presentation
  • Grammar review while completing language skill tasks and giving homework and presentation feedback

Englisch C2: Academic English at Proficiency Level

General syllabus:
(There is no winter/summer syllabus, individual teachers can choose a selection from the following language skills)

Language skills Grammar
  • Very advanced listening skills using for example authentic podcasts, television programmes and film sequences
  • Overview and assessment of quality English-speaking online newspapers, dictionaries, thesaurus and other reference tools
  • Very advanced discussion arising from listening and reading sources
  • Very advanced paraphrasing and summary writing
  • Creating own academic essay title and thesis statement
  • Making detailed essay plan for academic essay
  • Writing a 800-1000 word academic essay
  • Peer-checking and correcting academic essays
  • Preparing for a formal academic debate
  • Participating and presenting in a formal academic debate
  • Creating own academic presentation title and thesis statement
  • Planning and writing PowerPoint presentation
  • Presenting a 10-12 min academic presentation
  • Grammar review while completing language skill tasks and giving homework and presentation feedback

 

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