[ 505EFSWERSK19 ] KS English for Social Scientists: Receptive Skills

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3 ECTS B1 - Bachelor 1. Jahr Sprachen Ilse Born-Lechleitner 2 SSt Johannes Kepler Universität Linz
Quellcurriculum Bachelorstudium Soziologie 2019W
Ziele Students will develop their ability to use English in interactive communication situations they may encounter in their future professional careers. Students will read autonomously and develop a basic understanding of texts with a sociological focus as well as carry on discussions.
Students will develop their ability to express ideas and views on topics related to their field of studies in English.
Students acquire skills in initiating communication and responding appropriately.
Students will be enabled to adequately improve and master language functions, vocabulary (general and specific) for fluent and spontaneous communication.
Students will develop their skills so they are in the position to discuss ideas and views in both spoken and written English.
Students will improve language functions, vocabulary (general and specific) for fluent and spontaneous communication.
Students will gain practical skills in writing.
Students will be encouraged to do research and use the APA citing and referencing standards.
Students will develop presentation skills.
Students will develop reading skills to understand factual texts and specialized articles related to their field of studies.
The course also aims to improve study skills for social sciences.
Lehrinhalte English for Social Scientists includes reading, discussion and writing about:
Contemporary Society,
Sociological Thinking,
Central Debates in Welfare,
Social Welfare and Social Change.
  • Two written in-class assessments
  • One group presentation
  • Attendance
  • Participation
  • Paper (minimum 3 pages, abstract, bibliography)
  • Summaries and comments
Lehrmethoden Discussions
Student presentations
Individual and group activities
Abhaltungssprache Englisch
Literatur Course materials as in Moodle; Giddens, Anthony (ed.). (2006) Sociology. Cambridge and Malden, MA: Polity Press, 5th ed.
Supplementary course materials will be provided during the semester.
Lehrinhalte wechselnd? Nein
Äquivalenzen 505ENGLES1K15: KS Englisch für SoziologInnen 1 (3 ECTS) ODER
505EFSWES1K16: Englisch für SozialwissenschafterInnen 1 (B2) (3 ECTS)
Teilungsziffer 30
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