English language courses
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English language courses

Courses

We offer optional English courses for students and staff.

See here for our LCCI examinations.

Optional English Courses and Examinations

English Bridging Course September 2020Open 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:

Dates: 28.09 - 02.10. 2020 | 09.00 – 15.00

Duration of the course: 5 appointments, Mo-Fr

Participation fee: 120,00 EUR

Location: TH Wildau

Please register by 15th  September 2020

Registration

Academic Writing September 2020Open areaClose area

                                                          Elective Course in Academic Writing                         
                                           A one-week online course in writing skills for academic purposes

Dates: 21.09.-25.09.2020
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.

This course is free for all students, but please register with John O’Donoghue by 01.09.2020; john.odonoghue(at)th-wildau.de

Online Job Application Interviews in English - Coaching, October 2020Open areaClose area

 

Online Job Application Interviews in Englisch - Coaching

This three-hour workshop will offer practice and coaching in online job interviews in English. We will look at how to prepare and at the online situation and the kind of questions you may face. This will involve practice and coaching with feedback. We will use Webex, and you need microphones and cameras. 

Maximum number of participants: 8. You need good B2 or C1 English. 

Date: 2 October 2020, 9-12. Please register by 31 July to sprachenzentrum(at)th-wildau.de. There will be a waiting list if more than 8 registrations are received. Please inform us if you have registered and cannot attend. The Webex link will be sent in September.

Trainer: Dr. Greg Bond

 

 

 

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 internal English test for general admission at English level B2 to the master’s degree programmes in Business Management, Wirtschaft und Recht, and Wirtschaftsinformatik will be held online on 16 July 2020, applicants should register by the 1st of July. This test is free of charge. It is based on the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry English for Business Level 3 examinations.

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

Workshop on Writing ThesesOpen areaClose area

  • How long should my thesis be?
  • How do I register it?
  • What should I write about?
  • How do I deal with references?

All these questions and plenty more will be addressed in this on-line workshop which will give you advice on writing your thesis; helping to take the stress away and hopefully ending your studies on a high-note!

Date for the winter semester 2020/2021 to be announced.

Trainer: Martin Bradbeer.

Course level

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