English

Pre-Intermediate English II
Lecturer Kenny P ( Urban C )
Course number 990892
Hours per week 3 hrs + Tutorial (1 h) / 4.5 ECTS credits
Description This course is the continuation of Pre-Intermediate English I. It is for students who already have basic skills in reading, listening, speaking and writing. These skills will be further developed in this course. You will also train study skills in English.
Course material (not included in the course fee) Krantz, Caroline / Norton, Julie: Navigate: Pre-intermediate B1. Coursebook with DVD and Oxford Online Skills. Oxford, 2015. ISBN: 978-0-19-456649-0. Participants need access to Blackboard.
Time and room Link to meetings
Prerequisite A2/A2+
Target level A2+/B1
Start Mo, 02.03.2020, 17:00-18:30, 3.407
Intermediate English II, Group a
Lecturer Ahrer L
Course number 990893
Hours per week 2 hrs / 3 ECTS credits
Description This course is the continuation of Intermediate English I in the winter term, but is generally suitable for students who think they need further training of the four skills (listening, speaking, reading, writing) as well as some general revision of vocabulary and grammar.
Course material (not included in the course fee) Roberts, Rachael et al.: Navigate: Intermediate B1+. Coursebook with DVD and Oxford Online Skills. Oxford, 2015. ISBN: 978-0-19-456662-9. Participants need access to Blackboard.
Time and room Link to meetings
Prerequisite B1
Target level B1+
Start Do, 05.03.2020, 17:00-18:30, 1.003 (geplant)
Intermediate English II, Group b
Lecturer Bugram B
Course number 990903
Hours per week 2 hrs / 3 ECTS credits
Description This course is the continuation of Intermediate English I in the winter term, but is generally suitable for students who think they need further training of the four skills (listening, speaking, reading, writing) as well as some general revision of vocabulary and grammar.
Course material (not included in the course fee) Roberts, Rachael et al.: Navigate: Intermediate B1+. Coursebook with DVD and Oxford Online Skills. Oxford, 2015. ISBN: 978-0-19-456662-9. Participants need access to Blackboard.
Time and room Link to meetings
Prerequisite B1
Target level B1+
Start Di, 03.03.2020, 17:00-18:30, 1.003 (geplant)
Upper Intermediate English II, Group a
Lecturer Kenny P
Course number 990835
Hours per week 2 hrs / 3 ECTS credits
Description This course is the continuation of Upper Intermediate I in the winter term, but is generally suitable for students who want to further train their listening and speaking as well as reading and writing skills and expand their vocabulary and grammatical knowledge. Moreover, various texts will be discussed and short oral presentations held in class.
Course material (not included in the course fee) Krantz, Caroline / Roberts, Rachael: Navigate: Upper-intermediate B2. Coursebook with DVD and Oxford Online Skills. Oxford, 2016. ISBN: 978-0-19-456675-9. Participants need access to Blackboard.
Time and room Link to meetings
Prerequisite B1+/B2
Target level B2
Start Mi, 04.03.2020, 15:15-16:45, 2.442
Upper Intermediate English II, Group b
Lecturer Kenny P
Course number 990837
Hours per week 2 hrs / 3 ECTS credits
Description This course is the continuation of Upper Intermediate I in the winter term, but is generally suitable for students who want to further train their listening and speaking as well as reading and writing skills and expand their vocabulary and grammatical knowledge. Moreover, various texts will be discussed and short oral presentations held in class.
Course material (not included in the course fee) Krantz, Caroline / Roberts, Rachael: Navigate: Upper-intermediate B2. Coursebook with DVD and Oxford Online Skills. Oxford, 2016. ISBN: 978-0-19-456675-9. Participants need access to Blackboard.
Time and room Link to meetings
Prerequisite B1+/B2
Target level B2
Start Do, 05.03.2020, 17:00-18:30, 2.442
Upper Intermediate English II, Group c
Lecturer Öllerer-Einböck B
Course number 990875
Hours per week 2 hrs / 3 ECTS credits
Description This course is the continuation of Upper Intermediate I in the winter term, but is generally suitable for students who want to further train their listening and speaking as well as reading and writing skills and expand their vocabulary and grammatical knowledge. Moreover, various texts will be discussed and short oral presentations held in class.
Course material (not included in the course fee) Krantz, Caroline / Roberts, Rachael: Navigate: Upper-intermediate B2. Coursebook with DVD and Oxford Online Skills. Oxford, 2016. ISBN: 978-0-19-456675-9.
Time and room Link to meetings
Prerequisite B1+/B2
Target level B2
Start Mo, 02.03.2020, 17:00-18:30, 2.442
Advanced English II, Group a
Lecturer Öllerer-Einböck B
Course number 990836
Hours per week 2 hrs / 3 ECTS credits
Description This course continues from the winter semester but is generally suitable for students who would like to develop their language skills at this level. The four skills (listening, speaking, reading, writing) as well as vocabulary and grammar will be covered. Participants will be expected to give a short oral presentation in class and complete writing assignments based on different topics and genres. Even though the course is based on a book there will be time to work with some authentic materials such as newspaper articles and TED Talks.
Course material (not included in the course fee) Bartram, Mark / Pickering, Kate: Navigate: Advanced C1. Coursebook with DVD and Oxford Online Skills. Oxford, 2016. ISBN: 978-0-19-456688-9.
Time and room Link to meetings
Prerequisite B2/B2+
Target level B2+/C1
Start Mo, 02.03.2020, 18:45-20:15, 2.442
Advanced English II, Group b
Lecturer Ahrer L
Course number 990923
Hours per week 2 hrs / 3 ECTS credits
Description This course continues from the winter semester but is generally suitable for students who would like to develop their language skills at this level. The four skills (listening, speaking, reading, writing) as well as vocabulary and grammar will be covered. Participants will be expected to give a short oral presentation in class and complete writing assignments based on different topics and genres. Even though the course is based on a book there will be time to work with some authentic materials such as newspaper articles and TED Talks.
Course material (not included in the course fee) Bartram, Mark / Pickering, Kate: Navigate: Advanced C1. Coursebook with DVD and Oxford Online Skills. Oxford, 2016. ISBN: 978-0-19-456688-9. Participants need access to Blackboard.
Time and room Link to meetings
Prerequisite B2/B2+
Target level B2+/C1
Start Mi, 04.03.2020, 17:00-18:30, 2.442
Advanced English IV
Lecturer Klinger-Fenech S
Course number 990918
Hours per week 2 hrs / 3 ECTS credits
Description This course is a continuation of Advanced English III and will use a course book which is based on TED Talks, but will still cover grammar and vocabulary and reading and writing skills.
Course material (not included in the course fee) Dummett, Paul et al.: Keynote: Proficient C2.1/C2.2. Units 1-6. Student's Book (Split Edition A) with DVD. Cornelsen, 2018. ISBN 978-1-337-56146-4. Participants need access to Blackboard.
Time and room Link to meetings
Prerequisite C1
Target level C1+
Start Mo, 02.03.2020, 17:00-18:30, 1.003 (geplant)
Business English II
Lecturer Ahrer L
Course number 990904
Hours per week 2 hrs / 3 ECTS credits
Description This course is for students of any discipline and aims to prepare students with the language needed for a career in international business and commerce. A range of topics from various business fields will be covered. We will also take a closer look at the language of business presentations, meetings and negotiations and even though the course is based on a book there will be time to tackle some authentic materials such as TED Talks and short films.
Course material (not included in the course fee) Dubicka, Iwonna et al.: Business Partner B1+. Coursebook with Digital Resources. Pearson, 2018. ISBN 978-3-86894-805-9. Participants need access to Blackboard.
Time and room Link to meetings
Prerequisite B1+/B2
Target level B2
Start Mi, 04.03.2020, 19:00-20:30, 2.442
Academic Skills: Listening and Speaking
Lecturer Huber L
Course number 990925
Hours per week 2 hrs / 3 ECTS credits
Description This course develops academic listening and speaking skills for advanced level students (B2-C1). Learner outcomes include academic vocabulary development, listening skills improvement in an academic setting, and improved academic discussion and presentation skills. Activities include formal presentations, research discussions, and reports on individual research.
Course material (not included in the course fee) Course material will be provided by course teacher. Participants need access to Blackboard.
Time and room Link to meetings
Prerequisite B2+
Target level C1
Start Di, 03.03.2020, 17:00-18:30, 2.403
Academic Skills: Reading and Writing
Lecturer Ahrer L
Course number 990924
Hours per week 2 hrs / 3 ECTS credits
Description This course is for students of any discipline and will focus on some of the reading and writing skills needed in an academic environment. The course will cover effective reading strategies and skills as well as the language needed for range of different writing genre’s including essays, summaries and abstracts.
Course material (not included in the course fee) Boyle, Mike / Warwick, Lindsay: Skillful 4: Reading & Writing. Student's Book with Digibook. Hueber / Macmillan, 2019. ISBN 978-3-19-422576-3. Participants need access to Blackboard.
Time and room Link to meetings
Prerequisite B2+
Target level C1
Start Do, 05.03.2020, 19:00-20:30, 1.003 (geplant)
Proposal Writing for National Funding Programmes
Lecturer Rheindorf M
Course number 990921
Hours per week 1 hrs / 1.5 ECTS credits
Description The course focuses on submitting research proposals to national funding agencies (FWF, ÖNB, FFG, etc.) and is aimed particularly at junior researchers. The course is based on the general specifications and evaluation criteria for applications used in the review process. The course will be held in English. Course contents: Functional concepts from applied linguistics to support the comprehensibility and persuasiveness of proposals English as a scientific language: adjusting style to target audience, using phrases and signal words, achieving concise and clear phrasing Structure: techniques for planning and structuring proposals, planning specific sections, linking sections, paragraphing Coherence/Red Thread: improving reading flow in terms of thematic progression Perspective: Integrating other voices, finding your own voice, and positioning in the research landscape Argumentation: Structure of argumentation, common patterns of argumentation in science, avoiding argumentative fallacies The course gives input on all topics, then guides discussions of these with the help of authentic text examples, and integrates exercises on writing and revision.
Course material (not included in the course fee) Course material will be provided by course teacher.
Time and room Link to meetings
Prerequisite B1+/B2
Target level B2 COURSE OBJECTIVES: The participants know the linguistic, formal, and conceptual requirements for the writing of English-language research proposals as submitted to national funding bodies. They are able to write English-language proposals that present a research project in an understandable, concise and convincing manner.
Start Fr, 13.03.2020, 11:00-15:00, 3.409 mobile Trennwand
Notes This course is organised in collaboration with the Research Service Department.
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