Technical English

Faculty

Faculty of Agricultural Science and Landscape Architecture

Version

Version 16.0 of 08/06/2019

Code of Module

44B0519

Modulename (german)

Technical English

Study Programmes
  • Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen Agrar/Lebensmittel (B.Eng.)
  • Landwirtschaft (B.Sc.)
  • Angewandte Pflanzenbiologie – Gartenbau, Pflanzentechnologie (B.Sc.)
Level of Module

1

Mission Statement

An English course teaching the students to communicate and work effectively within their field of operations.

Content

A study of the various communicative platforms in contempary business. Practice of using these media within the subject-specific context of their studies.DiscussionDebateIdea exchangeTechnical writingMarketing languageProduct and process descriptionProduct presentationNetworking skillsStudents will learn and practice these skills in a variety of settings

Learning Outcomes

Knowledge Broadening
Have an understanding of the various communicative platforms, forms of exchange and vocabulary pertaining to their field of study.
Knowledge Deepening
Detailed knowledge of communication within an international context relating to their future career choices.
Instrumental Skills and Competences

Communicative Skills and Competences
Describe and discuss complex technical issues in their field of expertise.
Systemic Skills and Competences

Mode of Delivery

GroupworkIndividual exercisesPlenum discussionAudio / visual input

Expected Knowledge and/or Competences

Successfully completed preparatory course at the University of Applied Sciences, or a placement test result B1 or above, or equivalent external certification.

Responsible of the Module

Fine, Jonathan

Lecturer(s)

Fine, Jonathan

Credits

5

Concept of Study and Teaching
Workload Dozentengebunden
Std. WorkloadLehrtyp
60Seminare
Workload Dozentenungebunden
Std. WorkloadLehrtyp
30Kleingruppen
30Veranstaltungsvor-/-nachbereitung
20Prüfungsvorbereitung
10Literaturstudium
Recommended Reading

Author's own material

Graded Exam

Portfolio exam

Ungraded Exam

Successful Participation

Assessment Methods Remark

Written exercise 25 %Test 25 %Presentation 50 %

Duration

1 Term

Module Frequency

Winter and Summer Term

Language of Instruction

English

 

Contact

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