554.013 (16W) English I: Social English and Presentations c

Wintersemester 2016/17

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03.10.2016 18:00 - 19:30 , Z.0.19
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Lehrende/r
LV-Titel englisch
English I: Social English and Presentations c
LV-Art
Kurs (prüfungsimmanente LV )
Semesterstunde/n
2.0
ECTS-Anrechungspunkte
2.0
Anmeldungen
17 (20 max.)
Organisationseinheit
Unterrichtssprache
Englisch
mögliche Sprache/n der Leistungserbringung
Englisch
LV-Beginn
03.10.2016
eLearning
zum Moodle-Kurs

LV-Beschreibung

Intendierte Lernergebnisse

In this foundation course students complete approx. 30 hours of interactive training in English to build up confidence and fluency in using English for business purposes. Written tasks train the basics of reader-friendly communicative business writing. By focussing on the thematic area Carinthia/Carinthian businesses English will be brought "close to home", trained as a global lingua franca for dealing with local and international concerns.

Targeted learning outcomes include:

1. Grounding in effective persuasive presentation skills - able to hold a short, effective, well-structured business presentation

2. Ability to make effective results-orientated phone calls for business

3. Ability to write short, focussed, well-structured business emails to handle routine business situations and problem situations

4. Training in using English for relationship and rapport building, social skills.

Lehrmethodik

  • Communicative interactive methodology (pair and group work)
  • Presentations training - 5 mini presentations with varying training focus, i.e. delivery, structure, rhetoric, audience contact, visual support
  • Process writing training - feedback loop and editing stages
  • Short teacher and other inputs combined with communicative student tasks
  • Pair work phoning practice
  • Peer and teacher feedback
  • Individual diagnostics of grammar problems, focussed work on selected topics with elearning support
  • Monolingual vocabulary training in relevant fields of business and legala English with elearning training tasks

Inhalt/e

Presenting skills; business emails; telephone calls for business; social English:

  • Presentation skills- delivery, structure, rhetoric, visual support, audience contact, pronunciation
  • Communicative writing for business especially e-mails, e.g. inquiries, offers, making arrangements, applications, troubleshooting
  • Telephoning - information exchange, inquiries, sales calls, calls to deal with problems
  • Social English - small talk, general and personal topics, conversation
  • Handing numbers in English, stastical information, price information
  • Business and tourism sectors in Carinthia
  • (Carinthian) companies and products - presenting and discussing companies - facts and figures, performance, products, revenues & profits, strategies for success, problems
  • Carinthia as a visitor destination - selling Carinthia on the UK market
  • Sales & selling
  • Handling problems
  • Using the internet as a resource / Reading current articles from business press
  • Grammar review - selected topics, individual diagnostics
  • Vocabulary building for business and legal English

Literatur

  • Course reader
  • Selected texts from business press and internet inputs
  • Own research
  • "Presenting in English" (LTP Mark Powell)

Prüfungsinformationen

Prüfungsmethode/n

Presentation Test (25% of grade);  Telephoning Test (15%); Written test - email inbox assignment (15%);  Online monolingual vocabulary test (10%); 2 homework assignments (business emails) 15%); Classwork and homework assignments (20%).

Prüfungsinhalt/e

i. 4-minute business presentation 

ii. 8-minute sales call to set up a sales meeting (call held with instructor,student's own choice of company which they choose to represent) 

iii. Inbox email test: 3 emails (chosen from  5 oder 6)  onbusiness topics, e.g. payment difficulties, mix-ups, applications, internshipprogram (1 hour test, written on the computer) 

iv. Online vocabulary test - 50 monolingual test items, e.g. definitions,prepositions, fixed phrases, word partnerships (see practice tests onMoodle) 

Beurteilungskriterien/-maßstäbe

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA

i. Presentation skills: 20% of total points awarded for each of the following respectively - delivery; structure and rhetoric; English skills (grammar,vocabulary, pronunciation, "ownership" of language used; visualsupport;  audience contact 

ii.Telephoning test: points scheme to assess each stage of the call,communicative effectiveness;  English skills (grammar, vocabulary,pronunciation, fluency), implementation of principles of effective phoning

iii. Emails test:  Results-oriented structure/organisation of email -presentation and organisation of key information; appropriate courteous toneand reader-friendly style for business emails; standard of language (grammar,vocabulary, appropriacy), use of six standard elements of business emails(subject line, appropriate address, signalling of email topic and purpose, mainmessage, next steps, sign-off).   

iv. Online vocabulary test - range and accuracy, spelling.

v. Class work and homework - points awarded for participation, not assessedfor accuracy 

Beurteilungsschema

Note/Grade Benotungsschema

Position im Curriculum

  • Bachelorstudium Angewandte Betriebswirtschaft (SKZ: 518, Version: 14W.3)
    • Fach: Business Language in Context (Pflichtfach)
      • §9(1) English I: Social English and Presentations ( 2.0h KS / 2.0 ECTS)
        • 554.013 English I: Social English and Presentations c (2.0h KS / 2.0 ECTS)
  • Bachelorstudium Angewandte Betriebswirtschaft (SKZ: 518, Version: 12W.1)
    • Fach: Business Language in Context (Pflichtfach)
      • English I: Social English and Presentations ( 2.0h KS / 2.0 ECTS)
        • 554.013 English I: Social English and Presentations c (2.0h KS / 2.0 ECTS)
          Absolvierung im 2. Semester empfohlen
  • Bachelorstudium Informationsmanagement (SKZ: 522, Version: 12W.1)
    • Fach: Englische Wirtschafts- und Technikkommunikation (Wahlfach)
      • 4.1.1 Englische Wirtschafts- und Technikkommunikation ( 0.0h XX / 8.0 ECTS)
        • 554.013 English I: Social English and Presentations c (2.0h KS / 2.0 ECTS)

Gleichwertige Lehrveranstaltungen im Sinne der Prüfungsantrittszählung

Wintersemester 2019/20
  • 554.011 KS English I: Social English and Presentations a (2.0h / 2.0ECTS)
  • 554.013 KS English I: Social English and Presentations c (2.0h / 2.0ECTS)
Sommersemester 2019
  • 554.011 KS English I: Social English and Presentations a (2.0h / 2.0ECTS)
  • 554.013 KS English I: Social English and Presentations c (2.0h / 2.0ECTS)
Wintersemester 2018/19
  • 554.011 KS English I: Social English and Presentations a (2.0h / 2.0ECTS)
  • 554.013 KS English I: Social English and Presentations c (2.0h / 2.0ECTS)
Sommersemester 2018
  • 554.013 KS English I: Social English and Presentations c (2.0h / 2.0ECTS)
Wintersemester 2017/18
  • 554.013 KS English I: Social English and Presentations Ic (2.0h / 2.0ECTS)
Sommersemester 2017
  • 554.013 KS English I: Social English and Presentations c (2.0h / 2.0ECTS)
Sommersemester 2016
  • 554.013 KS English I: Social English and Presentations c (2.0h / 2.0ECTS)
  • 554.015 KS English I: Social English and Presentations e (2.0h / 2.0ECTS)
Wintersemester 2015/16
  • 554.013 KS English I: Social English and Presentations c (2.0h / 2.0ECTS)
Sommersemester 2015
  • 554.013 KU English I: Social English and Presentations c (2.0h / 2.0ECTS)
  • 554.016 KU English I: Social English and Presentations f (2.0h / 2.0ECTS)
Wintersemester 2014/15
  • 554.013 KU English I: Social English and Presentations c (2.0h / 2.0ECTS)
Sommersemester 2014
  • 554.016 KU English I: Social English and Presentations f (2.0h / 2.0ECTS)
Sommersemester 2013
  • 554.015 KU English I: Social English and Presentations e (2.0h / 2.0ECTS)
  • 554.016 KU English I: Social English and Presentations f (2.0h / 2.0ECTS)