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English 6

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
English 6
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Electrical Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2015
Module code: DFBGE-048
Hours per semester week / Teaching method:
The count of hours per week is a combination of lecture (V for German Vorlesung), exercise (U for Übung), practice (P) oder project (PA). For example a course of the form 2V+2U has 2 hours of lecture and 2 hours of exercise per week.
2U (2 hours per week)
ECTS credits:
European Credit Transfer System. Points for successful completion of a course. Each ECTS point represents a workload of 30 hours.
Semester: 6
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written exam, oral presentation

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

DFBGE-048 Electrical Engineering - Renewable Energy and System Technology, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2018 , semester 6, mandatory course
DFBGE-048 Electrical Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2015 , semester 6, mandatory course
Workload of student for successfully completing the course. Each ECTS credit represents 30 working hours. These are the combined effort of face-to-face time, post-processing the subject of the lecture, exercises and preparation for the exam.

The total workload is distributed on the semester (01.04.-30.09. during the summer term, 01.10.-31.03. during the winter term).
30 class hours (= 22.5 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 60 hours (equivalent to 2 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 37.5 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Dr. Julia Frisch
Allison Goodfellow

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Learning outcomes:
The initial level is B1+, the targeted level B2.
After successfully completing this module, students will:
- understand (adapted and simpler) specialist texts from the range of topics in their field of study
- explain their own points of view on various topics and argue for and against them
- present topics from their studies in an appropriate manner in written and oral form
- evaluate simple graphs and tables and explain the results
- enhance strategies and methods for compiling and summarizing important information in a presentation, report or specialist lecture in English
- build and expand their subject-specific vocabulary and consolidate it through oral and written use

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Module content:
In this module, students will develop their knowledge of English as a foreign language at an advanced written language level, taking into account subject-related and intercultural aspects.
Based on reading, audio and video examples on current topics of general social and subject-specific interest and with the help of selected exercises on vocabulary and grammar, students will learn strategies that will enable them to communicate confidently and fluently in the resp. foreign language.
- Current topics related to the students’ lectures
- Specialized vocabulary within the context of the topics (subject areas) discussed
- Past simple and past continuous
- Conditional clauses
- Indirect speech
- Means of expression for describing and evaluating graphics, information texts, etc.

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Teaching methods/Media:
•        The learning content is developed in a communicative and action-oriented manner with targeted listening, reading and speaking exercises in individual, partner and group work.
•        Students will review and deepen selected aspects of grammar in self-study with given (online) materials (on Moodle).
•        Multimedia-supported teaching and learning material, also online

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Recommended or required reading:
Literature and learning materials will be provided during the course

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