13498 - Technical English Environmenal Technology Water B2 Modulübersicht

Module Number: 13498
Module Title:Technical English Environmenal Technology Water B2
  Fachenglisch Umwelttechnik Wasser B2
Department: ZES - Language Centre
Responsible Staff Member:
  • Riebow, Ute
Language of Teaching / Examination:English
Duration:1 semester
Frequency of Offer: Every summer semester
Credits: 5
Learning Outcome: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 comprehension and consolidation of linguistic structures (vocabulary and grammar). In addition, learning strategies and techniques for self-study are presented and practised. The main emphasis is placed on the build-up of a comprehensive set of technical vocabulary. On the basis of technical texts the participants will practise to apply different reading strategies. In addition, the participants will practise how to describe processes and procedures. They learn how to explain technical terms, give definitions and how to provide missing information. They will be able to solve problems and present the solutions in an appropriate manner.
Contents:Water protection (aquatic systems, food webs, lake zones, stratification)
Water pollution (sources and effects, pollutants, eutrophication, mining lakes)
Hydrology (flooding, groundwater hydrology, water distribution)
Hydroelectric power
Water treatment (requirements, treatment processes)
Wastewater treatment (facilities, processes)
Grammar: countable/uncountable nouns, question formation, tenses, passive, modal verbs, linkers

Recommended Prerequisites:Modules B1.1, B1.2, B2.1 or B2.2 or English skills at level CEFR B1+ / B2
Mandatory Prerequisites:None
Forms of Teaching and Proportion:
  • Exercise / 4 Hours per Week per Semester
  • Self organised studies / 90 Hours
Teaching Materials and Literature:Script
additional materials on Moodle platform
Module Examination:Continuous Assessment (MCA)
Assessment Mode for Module Examination:4 tests of 45 minutes each (weight of each grade is 25%)
Evaluation of Module Examination:Performance Verification – graded
Limited Number of Participants:None
Part of the Study Programme:
  • Abschluss im Ausland / Environmental and Resource Management / keine PO
  • Abschluss im Ausland / Euro Hydroinformatics and Water Management / keine PO
Remarks:This module especially aims at students of the degree courses Environmental Engineering, Land Use and Water Management and exchange students with an English language competence at level CEFR B1+/B2.
Students must also register at the Language Centre (https://www.b-tu.de/sprachen)!
No more than 25 participants can be enrolled in each language course group.
The courses can be held face-to-face or online.


Module Components:019248 Exercise Technical English for Environmental Technology - Water B2
Components to be offered in the Current Semester: