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English language courses

Courses

We offer optional English courses for students and staff.

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Optional English Courses and Examinations

Job applications in English on 29 October 2019Open areaClose area

Job Applications Training: writing applications and interviews. In this workshop on Tuesday 29 October from 3 to 7 pm in Room 036/House 13 you will learn:

 

  • to differentiate between your hard and soft strengths and find out when they are relevant in the application process
  • different techniques in writing a convincing covering letter
  • the differences between German and English CV and how to write your CV in English
  • how to answer difficult questions in job interviews.

The trainer, Simon Chaplin, is a native speaker from the UK who works as an English teacher for the Commerzbank, Deutsche Bahn, Knorr-Bremse, the AOK, JLL, the VHS and at Wildau. He has experience in job application training workshops for the Universities in Berlin, Magdeburg, Halle, Hamburg, Heidelberg, Göttingen, Hanover, Duisburg, Essen and the Job Centre in Berlin and also the Helmholtz Gesellschaft.

To register please send us an e-mail to sprachenzentrum(at)th-wildau.de by 18.10.2019

Places are limited! Sign up now!

Academic Writing 16/09/19 - 20/09/19Open areaClose area

                                                            Wahlfach: Academic Writing                         
                                           A one-week course in writing skills for academic purposes

Time: 16.09.-20.09.2019, 9.45-15.30
Place: Room 419/House 100
Cost: Free of charge

This course is designed for all Bachelor and Master 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 15.08.2019 ; john.odonoghue(at)th-wildau.de

English Test 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.

For European Management and Technical Management you require an external C1 English certificate. This 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 and Wirtschaftsinformatik will be held in June 2020.  This test is free of charge. It is based on the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry English for Business Level 3 examinations.

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

Course level

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