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English 2

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
English 2
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
International Business, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017
Module code: BIBW-261
The exam administration creates a SAP-Submodule-No for every exam type in every module. The SAP-Submodule-No is equal for the same module in different study programs.
P420-0177, P420-0178
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.
2V (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: 2
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:
Written exam and composition with presentation (90 minutes / weighting 1:1 / can be repeated semesterly)

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

BIBW-261 (P420-0177, P420-0178) International Business, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2013 , semester 2, optional course
BIBW-261 (P420-0177, P420-0178) International Business, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017 , semester 2, optional 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 75 hours (equivalent to 2.5 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 52.5 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
BIBW-161 English 1

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Recommended as prerequisite for:
BIBW-361 English 3

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Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Thomas Tinnefeld
Dozierende des Studiengangs

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Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will: have further strengthened and developed the four essential language skills at the B2.1 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)
- have advanced their communicative language competence
- have adavanced their communicative skills relevant for text reception, text production, interaction and linguistic mediation
- have advanced their basic and subject-related knowledge of technical business administration terms/language
- have improved their ability to compose texts on technical topics using various sources
- have acquired advanced knowledge about the target language countries
- have further increased their awareness with regard to intercultural content and experiences

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Module content:
- Exercises for listening and reading comprehension (predominantly specialized texts): Understand the content of technically and linguistically complex texts in standard language; reception of complex expert discussions and subject-related communication situations
- Writing and speaking exercises; dialogic/monologic speech; job-related role-playing and simulations; presentation with subsequent discussion
- Advanced skills in the use of a technical vocabulary;
- Expand the general and technical vocabulary
- Advanced strategies to improve and guarantee comprehension (learning aids such as dictionaries, grammars and the Internet)

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Teaching methods/Media:
Use of a multimedia computer language laboratory
Use of print, audio and video media
Partner work, group work and role playing
Presentations by the lecturer and the participants
Internet research
The goal is to enable authentic foreign language communication within the teaching environment.

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Recommended or required reading:
Authentic print media
Texts for listening comprehension (audio/video)
Individualized and target group-oriented exercise materials for vocabulary and grammar
Internet resources

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