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English - English Grammar Intermediate B2

Module SZ0456

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 2018

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 2022SS 2018

Basic Information

SZ0456 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

Content

Lessons will address areas of English grammar which commonly present students with difficulties at the B2 and C1 levels, such as tenses, quantifiers, the definite article, relative clauses, phrasal verbs, punctuation, and commas. The classes will emphasize practical, realistic use of English grammar by having students communicate with one another, both orally and in writing, using the grammatical structure(s) of the day.

Learning Outcome

Students will refresh and become comfortable with using the gramatical structures that commonly give problems to intermediate learners.

Corresponds to B2 of the CER.

Preconditions

Ability to begin work at the B2 level of the GER as evidenced score in the range of 40 – 60 percent on the placement test at www.moodle.tum.de. (Please check current announcements as the exact percentages may vary each semester.)

Courses, Learning and Teaching Methods and Literature

Courses and Schedule

TypeSWSTitleLecturer(s)DatesLinks
SE 2 Intensive Course English - Grammar Intermediate B2 Hamzi-Schmidt, E. dates in groups

Learning and Teaching Methods

Communicative and skills-oriented approach to topics with use of group discussion, reading and listening exercises, pair and group tasks, presentations etc. Students will need to complete regular preparation for the lessons.

Media

no info

Literature

Handouts and selected extracts from published sources will be used in the course. Key literature will be advised by the teacher and/ or listed in the course description.

Module Exam

Description of exams and course work

Performance, testing the learning outcomes specified in the module description, is examined by a cumulative portfolio of competence and action-oriented tasks: These include weekly home study tasks and a written exam at the end of the course.

As the course may be offered in various formats (online or classroom) the form and conditions of the final exam (with or without aids) will vary. Where audio or video is recorded, we observe the Basic Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO, Art. 12 -21).
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