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Course type: Education/Continuing education

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English for Academic Purposes 
Winter semester 2019/20
Institute Internationale Kooperation & Studienprogramme
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Freie Wahllehrveranstaltung: 3 ECTS-Credits
Angaben zur Abhaltung
English for Academic Purposes teaches students to understand and appropriately use academic language for studies and course work at the Pädagogische Hochschule Oberösterreich. This integrated language skills course has been especially designed to cater to the needs of ERASMUS students whose mother tongue is not English.

Activities will include:
• Analyzing mistakes that are typical of EFL-learners
• Participation in activities to improve English grammar, vocabulary and language usage relating to academic English
• Reviewing course notes
• Participation in classroom interactions, seminar discussions and topical debates
• Practicing skills such as doing presentations and stating one’s point of view in a discussion
• Researching authentic material in order to systematically improve academic English vocabulary
• Investigating relevant research genres
• Researching and evaluating journal articles, research papers and conference papers about current and relevant educational issues
• Conducting Internet searches in English about relevant cultural and educational issues
• Involving oneself with learning activities and assignments outside of the classroom
• Participating in out-of-the-classroom excursions
• Developing cooperative and collaborative learning workshops
• Comparing and contrasting relevant case studies
• Presenting analytical reflections using academic English about the role of the student in the educational processes at the Pädagogische Hochschule
English for Erasmus Students (Incomings, Outgoings) - Level B2 (High Intermediate)
Course Aims are:
• To develop English grammar and vocabulary from level B2 to level C1 (High Intermediate to Advanced)
• To help students to study or research in English
• To help students improve their listening and reading comprehension skills
• To develop and improve academic communicative skills
• To improve academic student writing (note taking, assignments, exams, dissertations)
• To improve students’ understanding of course-specific academic language
• To familiarize students with current cultural and educational issues from an English-speaking perspective
• To assist students with materials design and the development of classroom activities
• To strengthen practice teaching skills
lecture with exercises
Group work
Self study
Für die Anmeldung zur Teilnahme müssen Sie sich in PH-Online als Studierende*r identifizieren.
Note: PH Online
Anmerkung: Requirements:
In order to obtain a maximum of 3 ECTS credit points, students must actively participate in class, participate in learning activities outside of the classroom, pass an exam and complete a collaborative learning project.
Angaben zur Prüfung
siehe Stellung im Studienplan
Group work
continuous assessment
Updated 28.11.2016