Communication and Presentation Skills

 

General information

Course name Communication and Presentation Skills
Course type Seminar
Course code FE-KO-PC
Course coordinator Prabhpreet Chadha-Gebauer
Faculty Key Skills Centre, Faculty of Arts and Humanities
Examination office Gemeinsames Prüfungsamt Philosophische Fakultät
Short summary This is a highly practical and interactive course. It will help you to -express yourself in an authentic and sincere way -give presentations – in English! – your audience will remember
   

Information about study level

Study level Bachelor
Also possible for Master
   

Information about credit points, evaluation and frequency

ECTS 5
Evaluation

Talk, portfolio, preparing application documents, interviews

Frequency Winter and summer semester
   

Information about teaching language

Teaching language English
Minimum language requirement B1
Further information on the teaching language As this is a highly interactive course a B1 (intermediate) level of English is required
   

Information about requirements

Recommended requirements Active participation, work in groups, one talk on an aspect of the seminar, portfolio tasks (weekly) The course includes preparing a curriculum vitae/resume and letter of application and attending/ conducting interviews in English (to be filmed).
   

Information about course content, reading list and additional information

Course Content “To express yourself as you are is the most important thing.”
Shunryu Suzuki

To engage the audience with your talk it’s important to know how to connect with them. By turning your talk into a conversation you will reach your audience and successfully transfer your core message.
This course will train you to -prepare professional presentations -give clear, audience-friendly presentations -give and receive feedback in English.
Reading list  
Additional information