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We offer optional English courses for students and staff.

Optional English Courses and Examinations

Improving Skills in Presenting Technical Concepts Online Workshop- 15 July 2022Open areaClose area

Half-day Workshop:

"Improving Skills in Presenting Technical Concepts Online"

 

Participants will have the opportunity to present their own materials which may serve to prepare for examination or interview situations.

The aim is to boost confidence in presenting and responding to questions. and to expand participants’ repertoire of useful presentation language.

Common pitfalls such as repetition and typical second language learner errors will be reduced. This will be also achieved by analysing examples of successful and unsuccessful presentations and through consistent feedback. Factors differing between in-person and virtual presentation will also be covered.

 

Details:
15 July 2022, 13:30-17:30

Maximum 10 participants

Trainer: Michael Dollman.

This workshop is Free of charge to students and staff at TH Wildau.

To register please send an email to: sprachenzentrum(at)th-wildau.de. Registration by 10 July 2022. 

* By sending this email I accept the TH Wildau data protection declaration

(www.th-wildau.de/datenschutz)

CV and Job Application ClinicsOpen areaClose area

CV Clinics

Need help with job application documents in English? Want to reflect on job interviews or assessment centres? This series of workshops offers assistance to students and staff at TH Wildau. The workshops are free of charge to TH Wildau university members.

Dates:

Fri 13.05.2022, 9:00-13:00
Fri 27.05.2022, 9:00-13:00
Fri 24.06.2022, 9:00-13:00
Fri 15.07.2022, 9:00-13:00

Trainer: Maryla Skiba

All information and registration are via this Moodle course.

Assessment Centre Workshop- 31 May 2022Open areaClose area

Assessment Centre Workshop

Date:

31st May 2022, 15:00 - 17:00

This workshop will give you the chance to find out more about what happens in an Assessment Centre and to try out some of the activities. The workshop will be in English and is for a maximum number of 20 people.

Trainer: Martin Bradbeer

The workshop will take place on webex: https://th-wildau.webex.com/meet/martin.bradbeer

English Tests for Admission to Master's Programmes at TH WildauOpen areaClose area

This is the internal test for admission to the following master’s programmes: Business Management, Wirtschaft und Recht, Wirtschaftsinformatik. Please check the relevant study and examination regulations for admission requiremenst as not all candidates will be required to take this test.

For the master's programmes in European Management and Technical Management you require an external C1 English certificate. This is also the case for the specialisation in International Business Law in the Wirtschaft und Recht master's programme (but not for general admission to this master's and the specialisation in Personnel - see below). This C1 qualification can be obtained by taking the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry English for Business examinations at TH Wildau or by taking one of the tests stipulated in the degree programme admisstion requirement externally.

The next English test for admission to the master’s degree programmes in Business Management, Wirtschaft und Recht (general admission and the specialisation in Personnel) and Wirtschaftsinformatik will be held in summer semester 2022, (date to be announced). This test is free of charge.

For registration please send an e-mail* to john.odonoghue(at)th-wildau.de

 

* By sending this email I accept the TH Wildau data protection declaration

(www.th-wildau.de/datenschutz)

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: 5 days

*Date 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 to be announced*

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:

*mit dem Absenden Ihrer Anmeldung akzeptieren Sie die Datenschutzerklärung der TH Wildau/ *by sending your registration you accept the TH Wildau data proteccion declaration. (www.th-wildau.de/datenschutz).

Course level

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