Italian C1 - Italian Science and Technology

Module SZ0612

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

SZ0612 is a module in language at which is offered irregularly.

This module description is valid to SS 2011.

Total workloadContact hoursCredits (ECTS)
90 h  h 3 CP

Content, Learning Outcome and Preconditions


Introduciton to technical and scientific Italian, in particular specialist terminology from various branches, e.g. medicine, construction, rail technology, physics (depending on the major course of study and interests of course members).

Learning Outcome

After completion of this module, students will be able to understand written texts on technical and scientific topics in Italian and to summarize them (verbally and in writing). They will have expanded their scientific vocabulary in various areas and be able to read short technical texts and produce a written summary.


Sound knowledge of module B2.

Courses, Learning and Teaching Methods and Literature

Learning and Teaching Methods

Individual, partner and group work; conversation; presentations.


Largely written materials, some videos.


Articles from Italian newspapers and technical journals; internet pages.

Module Exam

Description of exams and course work

Written examination (120 minutes); active and regular class participation throughout the semester.

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