English - English Through Cinema C1

Module SZ0418

This Module is offered by 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.

available module versions
SS 2013WS 2012/3

Basic Information

SZ0418 is a module in language at which is offered irregularly.

This Module is included in the following catalogues within the study programs in physics.

  • Catalogue of language courses as soft-skill courses
Total workloadContact hoursCredits (ECTS)
60 h  h 2 CP

Content, Learning Outcome and Preconditions


Sessions will include film screenings and in-depth discussion of various aspects of culture and communication.

Learning Outcome

a. To provide students with an inside view of the English-speaking world through viewing of films. b. To develop students spoken and written accuracy and range of vocabulary around specified topic areas. c. To develop fluency in interactive communication in English through guided and freer discussion of issues related to topic areas. d. To provide critical feedback on presentations and allow students to hone the skills and language needed to deliver information and opinion effectively. e. To develop students critical faculties and intercultural literacy ; to familiarise students with some key critical concepts in cultural studies.


Ability to begin work at the upper B2 level of the GER or higher as evidenced by a score over 50 percent on the placement test at www.moodle.tum.de.

Courses, Learning and Teaching Methods and Literature

Courses and Schedule

SE 2 Englisch - English through Cinema C1 Termine in Gruppen

Learning and Teaching Methods

Communicative and skills oriented treatment of topics with use of group discussion and film viewing.


Film viewings, handouts, use of online learning platform such as www.moodle.tum.de.


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Module Exam

Description of exams and course work

This course will be graded on a pass/fail basis. Regular attendance, completion of assignments, and active participation in class are required to achieve a grade of passing. 2 ECTS Credits.

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