4306639: English I

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Semester:SS 17
Scheduled in semester:2
Semester Hours per Week / Contact Hours:30.0 L / 22.5 h
Self-directed study time:67.5 h

Module coordination/Lecturers


Bachelor's degree programme in Business Administration (01.09.2012)



  • Communication skills
  • Introduction to academic writing in English
  • Business English


    • Name some key characteristics of academic writing in English
    • Apply key features of academic writing in English to a series of texts
    • Expand their Business English skills
    • Apply suitable (oral) communication techniques to specific communicative contexts
    • Analyze personal and peer performance according to feedback criteria
    • Review personal performance
    • Develop and review strategies for language learning
  • (*CEFR level B2/C1)
    • understand extended speech
    • read texts related to their field of study and appreciate different perspectives
    • use language fluently, spontaneously and flexibly for social and professional purposes
    • present detailed descriptions integrating sub-themes
    • write clearly structured texts on a wide range of subjects highlighting key ideas
    • relate own statements to those of other speakers
    • build awareness of different communication settings and genres
    • adapt to different communication settings and genres
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Lectures Method

Group and individual work
Discussions and scenarios
Presentations and mini-lectures
Blended Learning


Students compile a text portfolio throughout the course.

Exam Modalities

  • in class performance
  • short written examinations
  • writing portfolio
  • oral discussion exam