English - English for Scientific Purposes C1

Module SZ0429

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 WS 2012/3

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

SZ0429 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)
90 h  h 3 CP

Content, Learning Outcome and Preconditions


This course enables students to practise scientific and technical English through active group discussions and delivery of subject-related presentations.

Learning Outcome

On completion of this module students will have expanded their knowledge of vocabulary related to science. The students reading, writing and listening skills as well as oral fluency will have improved.


C1 level according to the online placement test Mindestniveau C1 Level des europäischen Referenzrahmens.

Courses, Learning and Teaching Methods and Literature

Courses and Schedule

SE 2 English for Scientific Purposes C1 Termine in Gruppen

Learning and Teaching Methods

This module involves pair-work and group-work enabling students to develop their verbal and written skills necessary for the scientific work environment.


Internet sources, handouts contributed by course tutor/students, e-learning platform


Internet articles Journals Nature, Scientific American

Module Exam

Description of exams and course work

Written Assignments / Presentation / Class; Participation; Written Examination (3 ECTS); Certificate of Attendance awarded

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