Technical and General English for Engineers

The overall aim of this workshop is to prepare students to interact in an international engineering environment. Upon completion, the student should have reached a level B1+ (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages).


Listening comprehension

  • Understand the content of clear standard speech on topics in the student's field of study or personal interest.
  • Understand straightforward factual information.


Reading comprehension

  • Understand and give an accurate account of authentic texts of a scientific nature and provide main conclusions. Understand the difference between informal and formal language.


Speaking comprehension

  • Interact with others and get your message across politely. Build clear lines of argumentation and follow the main points of extended discussions.
  • Communicate accumulated factual information on topics of personal interest or within the student's field of study, work and topical events.
  • Orally summarise texts of a general and/or specialised nature.


Course main content

  • English grammar
  • Vocabulary for engineers and scientists
  • Reading and discussion of short texts of a scientific nature
  • Speaking English in small groups
  • Listening comprehension followed by discussion of audio material
Fact Box
  • Units: 12 Units
  • Price: € 65,00
  • Dates: 4 dates - 6 pm to 8.15 pm
    This course does not take place in the summer semester 2018.
  • Lecturer Parjeet Singh
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