554.013 (17W) English I: Social English and Presentations Ic

Wintersemester 2017/18

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Erster Termin der LV
13.10.2017 08:30 - 12:30 , N.0.45
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Überblick

Lehrende/r
LV-Titel englisch
English I: Social English and Presentations Ic
LV-Art
Kurs (prüfungsimmanente LV )
Semesterstunde/n
2.0
ECTS-Anrechungspunkte
2.0
Anmeldungen
24 (20 max.)
Organisationseinheit
Unterrichtssprache
Englisch
mögliche Sprache/n der Leistungserbringung
Englisch
LV-Beginn
13.10.2017
eLearning
zum Moodle-Kurs

LV-Beschreibung

Intendierte Lernergebnisse

In this foundation course students do approx. 30 hours of interactive training  to build up confidence and fluency in using English for business purposes. Written tasks train the basics of reader-friendly business writing.  We will focus on the topic area Carinthia/Carinthian businesses to bring English  "close to home" as a global lingua franca for dealing with local and international issues. 

Targeted learning outcomes include:
1. Grounding in giving effective presentations in English - able to hold a short, effective, well-structured business presentation.
2. Ability to make effective results-oriented 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 - 3-4 short 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 and conversation 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 elearning training tasks

Inhalt/e

6 whole-morning sessions (Friday mornings). We will start off with social English, phoning, and email training. In the middle of the semester the focus will be on presentations training. The tests will be distributed over the semester to avoid an overconcentration of tests at the end.

Erwartete Vorkenntnisse keine Anmeldevoraussetzung

Matura level (high-school diploma level) English skills.

Literatur

Course workbook, e-learning inputs on Moodle

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)
        • 554.013 English I: Social English and Presentations Ic (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 Ic (2.0h KS / 2.0 ECTS)
          Absolvierung im 2. Semester empfohlen
  • Bachelorstudium Informationsmanagement (SKZ: 522, Version: 17W.1)
    • Fach: Englische Wirtschafts- und Technikkommunikation (Wahlfach)
      • 8.1 Englische Wirtschafts- und Technikkommunikation ( 0.0h XX / 8.0 ECTS)
        • 554.013 English I: Social English and Presentations Ic (2.0h KS / 2.0 ECTS)
          Absolvierung im 5., 6. 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 Ic (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)
Sommersemester 2017
  • 554.013 KS English I: Social English and Presentations c (2.0h / 2.0ECTS)
Wintersemester 2016/17
  • 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)