Kurse mit spezifischem Fokus

Learn Romance languages through networking
Lecturer Hülsmann C
Course number 990920
Hours per week 2 hrs / 3 ECTS credits
Description The course is aimed at people who already have a good knowledge of a Romance language (from B1) and who wish to gain their first skills in other Romance languages such as Spanish, Italian and French. Based on selected authentic texts and everyday tasks, the participants will learn how to use existing language skills to acquire competencies in related languages. Special attention is also paid to the promotion of learner autonomy.
Course material (not included in the course fee) Course material will be provided by course teacher. Participants need access to Blackboard. + Blackboard support
Time and room Link to meetings
Prerequisite B1
Target level B1+
Start Di, 01.10.2019, 17:00-18:30, 2.403
Learn German and make radio programmes
Lecturer Schmidhuber E
Course number 990918
Hours per week 2 hrs / 4 ECTS credits
Description The students expand their knowledge of the German language by producing radio broadcasts of their own in small groups: researching, preparing and carrying out interviews, developing program schedules, designing and voicing moderation ... The broadcasts will be (live or pre-recorded) at the Radio Factory Salzburg (FM 107 5, radiofabrik.at). Students will almost automatically (and with appropriate exercises) improve their pronunciation (with the microphone) and oral communication.
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 B1
Target level B1+
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Academic German: Orals Skills
Lecturer Maier S
Course number 990418
Hours per week 2 hrs / 3 ECTS credits
Description This course is specifically aimed at students, teachers and researchers (or other interested people) who wish to broaden and deepen their knowledge of academic German. During the course the participants will develop and perfect their listening skills (e.g. following lectures and presentations, systematically taking notes and summarizing contents) and speaking skills (e.g. presenting, discussing, moderating).
Course material (not included in the course fee)
Time and room Link to meetings
Prerequisite B2+
Target level C1
Start Fr, 04.10.2019, 09:15-10:45, 3.407
Notes Bayerlein, Oliver: Campus Deutsch B2/C1. Präsentieren und Diskutieren: Kursbuch, mit CD-ROM. Hueber, 2014. ISBN 978-3-19-201003-3. Participants need access to Blackboard.
Academic English Fully booked
Lecturer Ahrer L
Course number 990413
Hours per week 2 hrs / 3 ECTS credits
Description This course is for students of any discipline and will focus on some of the English skills needed for academic study. The course will cover listening, reading, writing and speaking, as well as grammar and vocabulary. Topics covered will include the language of presentations, discussions and essay and report writing as well as some authentic materials such as TED Talks and texts.
Course material (not included in the course fee) Moore, Julie: Oxford Academic Vocabulary Practice: Upper-intermediate B2-C1 (with Key). Oxford, 2017. ISBN 978-0-19-400091-8. Participants need access to Blackboard.
Time and room Link to meetings
Prerequisite B2
Target level B2+
Start Do, 03.10.2019, 19:00-20:30, 1.003
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. The participants are invited to bring their own texts or current drafts for discussion and revision.
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 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.
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Notes This course is organised in collaboration with the Research Service Department.
Business English I Fully booked
Lecturer Ahrer L
Course number 990406
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 job applications, email correspondence and even though the course is based on a course book there will be time to work with some authentic materials.
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-Fachsprachenkenntnisse
Start Mi, 02.10.2019, 19:00-20:30, 2.442
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