13258 - English B1.2 Modulübersicht

Module Number: 13258 - module is no longer offered from WS 2021/22
Module Title:English B1.2
  Englisch B1.2
Department: ZES - Language Centre
Responsible Staff Member:
  • Riebow, Ute
Language of Teaching / Examination:English
Duration:1 semester
Frequency of Offer: Every semester
Credits: 5
Learning Outcome:After finishing this course participants can understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, studies, leisure, etc. Can deal with most situations likely to arise whilst travelling in an area where the language is spoken. Can produce simple connected text on topics which are familiar or of personal interest. Can describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes & ambitions and briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans.(Compare can-do-statements CEFR B1)

Finally, the participants will reflect the English culture in the context of the language course topics and their own backgrounds. After finalizing the module, they will understand main features and conventions of life styles in English-speaking countries.
Contents:Action-oriented tasks for global, selective and detailed listening and reading comprehension, for the production of topic- and situation-related written texts, for topic- and situation-related oral expression as well as exercises for understanding, expanding and consolidating linguistic structures (vocabulary and grammar). Also, learning strategies and tecniques are aquired and trained.
Thematic focus:
  • Education
  • Design
  • Business
  • Technology
  • Trends
  • Arts and media
  • Crime
  • etc.
Grammatical focus:
  • Non-defining and defining relative clauses
  • Modal verbs
  • Past continuous
  • Past perfect
  • Passive
  • Definite and indefinite article
  • Infinitive with "to" and "-ing"
  • Quantifiers
  • Reported speech
  • Type 3 conditional sentences
  • etc.
Recommended Prerequisites:Strongly recommended:

Modul English B1.1 or English language competence at level CEFR B1.1

Placement test before the course starts
Mandatory Prerequisites:None
Forms of Teaching and Proportion:
  • Exercise / 2 Hours per Week per Semester
  • Self organised studies / 120 Hours
Teaching Materials and Literature:New Language Leader Intermediate (Pearson), Units 6-12 additional material via Moodle Learning Plattform
Module Examination:Continuous Assessment (MCA)
Assessment Mode for Module Examination:5 tests of 45 minutes each (each counting 20% for the module grade)
Evaluation of Module Examination:Performance Verification – graded
Limited Number of Participants:None
Part of the Study Programme:
  • no assignment
  • This modul especially aims at students in all degree programs, who aspire a semester abroad, and exchange students with an English language competence at level CEFR B1.1. It is not suited for students with a lower or higher English language competence
  • Additional course enrolment at the Language Center is obligatory: https://www.b-tu.de/sprachen!
  • Not more than 20 students can be accepted at each language course group.
  • In exceptional cases, the face-to-face course can be held as an online live session.
Module Components:Exercise English B1.2
Components to be offered in the Current Semester: