Englisch als Wahlpflichtfach an der HNU
Wahlpflichtfächer sind ein fester Bestandteil jedes Studiengangs an der Hochschule Neu-Ulm. Neben fächerübergreifenden und studiengangsspezifischen Wahlpflichtfächern können Sie auch Sprachen belegen.
Elective courses are essential for studying at the HNU. Besides interdisciplinary and study course specific electives you can also choose language courses.
- Elective (WPF) Preparation for IELTS (English)
This elective is intended for those with good B2 level (‘Independent user‘) in English and who would like to take their English to level C1. This course is also preparation for one of the Cambridge external exams in English – either Business Higher or IELTS – but students decide for themselves whether they wish to take the external exam. (These external exams cost approx. €180.- but the HNU can refund 70% of the costs to students who are successful in the exam.)
Course: 4 teaching units over one semester (Tuesdays 7.45 – 11.05) / 4 ECTS
Exam: Reading comprehension and writing paper (90 minutes altogether)
- Elective (WPF) Cross-cultural aspects of business
This class tries to create cultural awareness for one’s own and other cultures and will give you some insight in what is behind clichés and stereotypes and prepare you for working in an international Environment.
Course: 2 teaching hours per week / 2 ECTS
Course dates: 7.45-11.05 Uhr am 15.10., 22.10., 5.11., 3.12., 10.12., 07.01.13., 21.01.13
Exam: Written paper (90 minutes)
- Elective (WPF) News Club
In the winter semester 2012, this course is only for those students from external universities who would like to consolidate and deepen their understanding of English. External students wishing to register for the course should contact Angela Pitt.
This course focuses on reading, speaking and listening ability at level B2 (Common European Framework), although there will be some writing practice. There will be considerable opportunity for practising presentation and discussion skills, as well as for dealing with longer and more complex texts quickly and effectively.
The topics covered will be current issues in the world of business. Students will be expected to read and complete work outside of class.
Course: 2 teaching hours per week / 2 ECTS. Students must attend at least 80% of classes in order to qualify for the exam.
Course dates: Mondays 5.30 – 7.00pm, starting on October 15.
Exam: Team presentation on a current business issue.
For more information about the elective courses please log in the Intranet (Studium/Theoriesemester/Wahlpflichtfaecher).