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Foreign Language I

level of course unit

Introduction or consolidation

Learning outcomes of course unit

The modules are designed according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). In the modules, students will acquire the language skills and develop the skills necessary for a business-oriented professional or academic activity.

The following competences are taught according to CEFR, i.e. after completion of the module, successful graduates will have mastered the following activities:

B2 - Independent use of language
Can understand the main contents of complex texts on concrete and abstract topics; also understands technical discussions in his/her own special field. Can communicate so spontaneously and fluently that a normal conversation with native speakers is possible without much effort on both sides. Can express himself/herself clearly and in detail on a wide range of topics, explain a point of view on a topical issue and indi-cate the advantages and disadvantages of different options.

C1 - Expert language skills
Can understand a wide range of demanding, longer texts and also grasp implicit meanings. Can express him/herself fluently and spontaneously without having to search for words more often. Can use the language effectively and flexibly in social and professional life or in education and studies. Can express himself/herself clearly, in a structured and detailed manner on complex matters, using various means of text linking as appropriate.

prerequisites and co-requisites

English
Module with target B2/C1: Level B1 (GER) or English advanced course required

course contents

B2 - Independent use of language
Express the main contents of complex texts on concrete and abstract topics; participate in technical discussions in his/her own special field. Communicate so spontaneously and fluently that a normal conversation with native speakers is possible without much effort on both sides. Express himself/herself clearly and in detail on a wide range of topics, explain a point of view on a topical issue and indicate the advantages and disadvantages of different options.

C1 - Expert language skills
Understand a wide range of demanding, longer texts and also grasp implicit mean-ings. Express himself/herself fluently and spontaneously without having to search for words more often. Use the language effectively and flexibly in social and professional life or in education and studies. Express himself/herself clearly, in a structured and detailed manner on complex matters, using various means of text linking as appropriate.

recommended or required reading

Course book - by arrangement; authentic materials, e.g. from English language journals (including specialist journals), newspapers and online media

assessment methods and criteria

The performance and competence of the students in reading comprehension, listening comprehension, written expression, oral expression and the quality of their cooperation (also online) are taken into account for the assessment.

language of instruction

German

number of ECTS credits allocated

3

eLearning quota in percent

15

course-hours-per-week (chw)

2

planned learning activities and teaching methods

Blended Learning

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered

1

name of lecturer(s)

Competence Center Languages

recommended optional program components

none

course unit code

SPR.1

type of course unit

integrated lecture

mode of delivery

Compulsory

work placement(s)

none