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English II

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
English II
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Industrial Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2013
Module code: WIBASc465
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.
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+2U (4 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: 4
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written exam

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

WIBASc465 (P450-0032) Industrial Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2013 , semester 4, 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).
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):
WIBASc365 English I

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Recommended as prerequisite for:
WIBASc-525-625-FÜ33 Research Seminar
WIBASc-525-625-FÜ36 Technology and Innovation Management (English)
WIBASc-525-625-FÜ42 Design Thinking & Business Model Innovation
WIBASc-525-625-Ing16 Complementary Basics of Engineering
WIBASc-525-625-Ing4 Quality Techniques (Seminar, English)
WIBASc-525-625-W11 Technical Sales and Distribution (Seminar)
WIBASc-525-625-W6 Consulting (Seminar, English)

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Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Thomas Tinnefeld
Corinna Huth

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Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module students will:
_        have advanced written communication skills in the foreign language, as well as extended knowledge of technical terminology in the most important professional fields of activity
_        be able to understand complicated texts with economic or technical content
_        have deepened their knowledge of English grammatical structures, mainly in a specialist field
_        be able to understand intercultural business communication through case studies based on role-playing, conversation and comprehension exercises on an idiomatic basis
_        have deepened and expanded their oral communication skills in an exclusively English learning atmosphere through active participation in discussions and talks at an intermediate to high level.

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Module content:
_        Perfecting their knowledge about (inter)culturally relevant, current topics that help one successfully deal with typical business events, such as:  
             - Presentations
             - Intercultural business communication
             - Technical and business English in practice
_        Consideration of all four language skills (speaking, writing, listening, reading)
_        Consolidation of specialized vocabulary and linguistic structures, as well as specialized grammar exercises

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Teaching methods/Media:
_        Lecturer presentation phases
_        Group and plenary discussions
_        Partner work
_        Multimedia language lab
_        Presentations and short talks by students  

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Recommended or required reading:
_        Teaching materials compiled by the lecturer
_        PowerPoint presentations by the lecturer or equivalent visualization forms
_        Lecturer´s learning platform
_        Grammars and exercise books recommended in the course
_        Internet resources

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