[English] Basic Skills: Text Prodution


General information

Course name Basic Skills: Text Prodution
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 This component will hone and enlarge upon students’ vocabulary. Based on current English usage, selected lexical fields will be developed, focussing on collocation, connotation and register. Grammar, sentence structure and punctuation will be trained in order for students to be able to study and write various types of expository and argumentative texts (e.g. letters, essays, articles, and commentaries).

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 Summer term

Information about teaching language

Teaching language English
Minimum language requirement B1
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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.
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