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English 4

Module name (EN): English 4
Degree programme: International Business, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017
Module code: BIBW-471
SAP-Submodule-No.: P420-0181, P420-0182
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 2V (2 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 2,5
Semester: 4
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:
BIBW-471 (P420-0181, P420-0182) International Business, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2013, semester 4, optional course
BIBW-471 (P420-0181, P420-0182) International Business, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017, semester 4, optional course
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-361 English 3

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Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Thomas Tinnefeld
Dozenten 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 B2.2 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR), independent language use
- have perfected their communicative language competence and language activities
- have further advanced their basic and subject-related knowledge of technical business administration terms/language
- have acquired more 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; follow current news in written form, expert discussions, subject-oriented communication
- Exercises to strengthen writing and speaking skills: Dialogic/monologic speech,
job-related role playing and simulations (technical-language communication tools in product presentations), the composition of detailed texts on technical topics
using various sources, composing business-related business correspondence on specific topics, presentation with subsequent discussion
- Use of a technical vocabulary in special subject areas
- Improvement and expansion of standard vocabulary

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Teaching methods/Media:
Use of a multimedia computer language laboratory
Use of print, audio and video media,
computer-based interactivity
Partner work, group work and role playing
Presentations by the lecturer
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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