554.014 (17S) English I: Social English and Presentations d

Sommersemester 2017

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10.03.2017 09:00 - 12:15 , Z.1.08
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Lehrende/r
LV-Titel englisch
English I: Social English and Presentations d
LV-Art
Kurs (prüfungsimmanente LV )
Semesterstunde/n
2.0
ECTS-Anrechungspunkte
2.0
Anmeldungen
25 (20 max.)
Organisationseinheit
Unterrichtssprache
Englisch
mögliche Sprache/n der Leistungserbringung
Englisch
LV-Beginn
10.03.2017
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.  We will focus on the thematic area Carinthia/Carinthian businesses, to bring English  "close to home" 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,  training on selected topics with elearning support
  • Monolingual vocabulary training in relevant fields of business and legal English with e-learning training tasks.

Inhalt/e

Presenting to an audience; writing business emails; making 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
  • Students' 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, internship program (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 on Moodle)

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 for these tasks awarded for participation, not assessed for 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)
        • 554.014 English I: Social English and Presentations d (2.0h KS / 2.0 ECTS)
  • 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)
        • 554.014 English I: Social English and Presentations d (2.0h KS / 2.0 ECTS)
  • Bachelorstudium Wirtschaft und Recht (SKZ: 519, Version: 12W.3)
    • Fach: Business English in Context (Wahlfach)
      • English I: Social English and Presentations ( 2.0h KU / 2.0 ECTS)
        • 554.014 English I: Social English and Presentations d (2.0h KS / 2.0 ECTS)

Gleichwertige Lehrveranstaltungen im Sinne der Prüfungsantrittszählung

Wintersemester 2019/20
  • 554.014 KS English I: Social English and Presentations d (2.0h / 2.0ECTS)
Sommersemester 2019
  • 554.014 KS English I: Social English and Presentations d (2.0h / 2.0ECTS)
  • 554.021 KS English II: Meetings and Negotiations a (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
  • 554.022 KS English II: Meetings and Negotiations b (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
  • 554.024 KS English II: Meetings and Negotiations d (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
Wintersemester 2018/19
  • 554.014 KS English I: Social English and Presentations d (2.0h / 2.0ECTS)
Sommersemester 2018
  • 554.014 KS English I: Social English and Presentations d (2.0h / 2.0ECTS)
Wintersemester 2017/18
  • 554.014 KS English I: Social English and Presentations Id (2.0h / 2.0ECTS)
Wintersemester 2016/17
  • 554.014 KS English I: Social English and Presentations d (2.0h / 2.0ECTS)
Sommersemester 2016
  • 554.014 KS English I: Social English and Presentations d (2.0h / 2.0ECTS)
  • 554.024 KS English II: Meetings and Negotiations d (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
Wintersemester 2015/16
  • 554.014 KS English I: Social English and Presentations d (2.0h / 2.0ECTS)
  • 554.024 KS English II: Meetings and Negotiations d (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
Sommersemester 2015
  • 554.014 KU English I: Social English and Presentations d (2.0h / 2.0ECTS)
  • 554.024 KU English II: Meetings and Negotiations d (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
Wintersemester 2014/15
  • 554.014 KU English I: Social English and Presentations d (2.0h / 2.0ECTS)
  • 554.024 KU English II: Meetings and Negotiations d (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
Sommersemester 2014
  • 554.022 KU English II: Meetings and Negotiations b (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
  • 554.024 KU English II: Meetings and Negotiations d (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
Wintersemester 2013/14
  • 554.024 KU English II: Meetings and Negotiations d (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
  • 554.026 KU English II: Meetings and Negotiations f (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
  • 554.027 KU English II: Meetings and Negotiations g (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
  • 554.028 KU English II: Meetings and Negotiations h (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)