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English - T for 2 (20 Students at B1 and 10 Students at C2)

Module SZ0409

This Module is offered by TUM Language Center.

This module handbook serves to describe contents, learning outcome, methods and examination type as well as linking to current dates for courses and module examination in the respective sections.

Module version of SS 2013 (current)

There are historic module descriptions of this module. A module description is valid until replaced by a newer one.

Whether the module’s courses are offered during a specific semester is listed in the section Courses, Learning and Teaching Methods and Literature below.

available module versions
SS 2013WS 2012/3

Basic Information

SZ0409 is a semester module in English language at Bachelor’s level and Master’s level which is offered irregularly.

This module description is valid to WS 2016/7.

Total workloadContact hoursCredits (ECTS)
60 h  h 2 CP

Content, Learning Outcome and Preconditions


This course allows lower level speakers to practice speaking tasks in an informal environment through meeting with their tandem partner and attending a bi-monthly class session.

Learning Outcome

After completion of this module students will be able to speak with ease in a variety of academic and social situations. Their conversational skills will improve.


Tutors: Ability to begin work at the C2 level as evidenced by the placement test | Tutees: Ability to begin work at the B1 level as evidenced by the placement test.

Courses, Learning and Teaching Methods and Literature

Learning and Teaching Methods

This course makes use of conversational role-plays and the tandem practice method to help students develop their social speaking skills.


Some handouts, online platform for grammar support.



Module Exam

Description of exams and course work

There are no grades given for this course. There is a participation certificate awarded.
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