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Academic Presentation and Communication

Module name (EN): Academic Presentation and Communication
Degree programme: International Business, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2020
Module code: IBB-160
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 4VU (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 5
Semester: 1
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:

[updated 27.01.2020]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
IBB-160 International Business, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2020, semester 1, mandatory course
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 150 hours (equivalent to 5 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 105 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Thomas Tinnefeld
Corinna Huth

[updated 06.03.2020]
Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will:
●        be able to make use of the most important academic soft skills
       (e.g. time management, reading proficiency, critical thinking, and problem-solving)
●        know the vocabulary and structures used to express ideas in their respective academic fields
●        be able to identify ways in which to improve their pronunciation of difficult words in the field of academic vocabulary
●        be able to make good use of authentic oral texts, i.e. by listening to lectures, to improve their academic English
●        be able to actively participate in a range of interactional settings, such as group discussions and
        question-and-answer sessions
●        be able to formulate their own ideas with precision
●        be able to produce clear and detailed oral descriptions of rather complex topics
●        be familiar with the basic academic presentation techniques and demonstrate an understanding of the structure and development of academic presentations
●        be able to prepare and deliver an academic presentation

[updated 04.02.2020]
Module content:
●        Consideration of two language skills (speaking and listening)
●        Orientation to studentsí academic reality
●        Academic vocabulary, relevant grammar and formulaic expressions to be used in studentsí own academic English
●        Relevant academic text types (e.g. lectures, debates) to be used as learning materials and models
●        Academic techniques

[updated 27.01.2020]
Teaching methods/Media:
Presentations by the instructor
Group discussions
Group and partner work
Multimedia language lab activities
Presentations by students
Online resources

[updated 27.01.2020]
Recommended or required reading:
A detailed reading list will be provided at the start of the semester.

[updated 11.02.2020]
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