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Foreign Language: English I

Module name (EN): Foreign Language: English I
Degree programme: Industrial Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2007
Module code: WIBAS-140E
SAP-Submodule-No.: P450-0030
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 2U (2 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 2
Semester: 1
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written exam

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
WIBAS-140E (P450-0030) Industrial Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2007, semester 1, mandatory course
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:
Prof. Dr. Thomas Tinnefeld
Corinna Huth

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Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will be familiar with the basic grammatical structures of English and will be able to extract the most important information from short statements within the framework of these basic structures and a thematically limited general or technical vocabulary.
They will be able to express themselves in an understandable and effective manner within the framework of basic grammatical structures and a thematically limited basic general or technical vocabulary on an easy topic of a general or technical nature.

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Module content:
Grammar review:
1.        Active into passive/ Passive into active
2.        Adjective vs. adverb
3.        Gerund vs. infinitive
4.        If-clauses
5.        Asking questions
6.        Prepositions
7.        Reported Speech in the Past
8.        Tenses

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Teaching methods/Media:
This module will take place in the language lab. Televisions, transparencies/slides and computers will be used.

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Recommended or required reading:
        Ball, W. J.: Dictionary of Link Words
        Bosewitz, René/ Kleinschroth, Robert: Joke Your Way Through English Grammar.
        Bowen, Tim: Build Your Business Grammar.
        Brieger, Nick/ Pohl, Alison: Technical English Vocabulary and Grammar.
        Gerngross, Günter/ Puchta, Herbert: Creative Grammar Practice.
        Lee, W. R.: A Study Dictionary Of Social English
        Leech, Geoffrey/ Svartvik, Jan: A Communicative Grammar Of English
        Seidl, Jennifer: Current English Usage
        Stilman, Anne: Grammatically Correct
        Swan, Michael: Practical English Usage
        Turner, John F.: Business Grammar and Vocabulary.
        Wagner, Georg/ Zörner, Maureen Lloyd: Technical Grammar and Vocabulary.
        Wiesend, Gerhart: Englisch aber richtig (Grammatik).

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