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We offer optional English courses for students and staff.

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Optional English Courses and Examinations

Online Business English CoursesOpen areaClose area

Online Course in Winter Semester 2021

Teacher: Ms Wiktoria Allan

Business English for Working Internationally (2 SWS)
This course is for advanced speakers (B2+) who already have some experience with business English. We will review basic workplace communication and delve deeper into the challenges and opportunities of working in an international environment such as intercultural issues and international job applications, including the interview process.

Thursdays 15:35 - 17:15, starting 7 October 2021, finishing 13 January 2022 (13 class weeks, 26 teaching hours). A link to a moodle course will be provided.

Cost for students and unemployed: 100 EUR. Others 150 EUR.

 

Registration:

Via this online form Online-Form, by 1 October 2021, including payment of the fee.

Bank account for payment:
TH Wildau
Account no.: 3667 020 979 bei der MBS Potsdam (BLZ: 160 500 00)
IBAN: DE74 1605 0000 3667 020 979
BIC-/SWIFT-Code: WELA DE D1 PMB
Reference: English B1 ODER B2+ (please name which) WiSe 2021.

English Bridging CourseOpen areaClose area

  • (Re-)activation and development of communicative skills in listening, speaking and reading
  • Review and consolidation of the most important grammar
  • Introductions
  • Social English
  • The Business World
  • Business Skills

 

Course overview:

Duration of the course: one week. 

Details:*new dates and details to be announced*

Participation fee: 120 EUR (for students at TH Wildau)

Please register using following online registration form.

Academic WritingOpen areaClose area

                    Elective Course in Academic Writing         

A one-week course in writing skills for academic purposes

 

Date: *new dates to be announced*
Time: -

Location: House 100 room 419

Cost: Free of charge

This course is designed for all bachelor's and master's students at the TH Wildau, both German and international, who wish to write papers or their dissertation in English and would like to develop their writing skills. The focus will be on the conventional moves and strategies of academic writing such as:

INTRODUCTION

LITERATURE REVIEW

METHODOLOGY

RESULTS

DISCUSSION

CONCLUSION

Being critical

Transition statements

Hedging

Coherence

This corpus-based course will offer practice in processes and strategies that enable students to present their work in a clear and coherent fashion. A variety of free online tools will be demonstrated which enable students to make their writing more formal and academic. Particular attention will be paid to collocations (how words are combined to form phrases) and the challenges that German students face when they seek to develop their own academic style. Students are welcome to bring along their own academic work so that individual feedback can be provided on the final day.

To be offered as an intensive course comprising 30 hours.

This course is free for all students, please register directly on Moodle.

1. Please first log in using your TH wildau e-mail account

2. click on option "enrol me in this course".

3. Type enrolment key: -

Link to Moodle course: -

Online CV and Job Applications ClinicOpen areaClose area

We are offering assistance in writing CVs and resumes, free of charge to members of TH Wildau.

Students can submit their CVs and letters of application in advance and then attend a one-to-one consultation with a professional trainer. You can register for a consultation and you will upload your documents a week before. To do this, students may access this Job Applications moodle course, where you will also find useful materials:

Events in winter semester 2021-22

CV clinics on 19 November (upload CVs by 12 November), with Maryla Skiba

CV clinics on 3 December (upload CVs by 30 November), with Maryla Skiba

CV clinics on 7 January (upload CVs on 7 January), with Maryla Skiba

This is free of charge and open only to students and staff at TH Wildau.

Course level

For information on the levels please see the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages