[English] Basic Skills: Grammar


General information

Course name Basic Skills: Grammar
Course type Practical Course
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Course coordinator

Denise Hodgson-Möckel

Faculty Arts and Humanities
Examination office GPA Arts and Humanities
Short summary In this practical language course, fundamental aspects of English grammar will be revised and enlarged upon. At the same time special attention will be focussed on those concepts which might be problematic for German learners of English (e.g. tense and aspect, stative and dynamic verb, conditionals, reported speech, the passive voice, punctuation, etc.)

Information about study level

Study level Bachelor (Year 1)
Also possible for Bachelor and Master

Information about credit points, evaluation and frequency

ECTS 2,5
Evaluation Written Examination
Frequency winter term

Information about teaching language

Teaching language English
Minimum language requirement B1
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Information about requirements

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Information about course content, reading list and additional information

Course Content  

Serves to promote language accuracy and fluency of expression as well as the development of everyday communication by means of practicing language structures.

Course aims


  • will be able to understand, describe and explain the most important aspects of English grammar.
  • will be able to recognize and correct grammar which does not reflect the norm.
  • will be able to structure their own thoughts in English using appropriate words in a clear and logical way.
Reading list  
Additional information