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This course will be held fully online until further notice at its scheduled times starting the week of April 12. You will receive access information on the evening before the course begins via e-mail from your teacher if you have been admitted to it.
Dieser Kurs wird bis auf Weiteres komplett online durchgeführt. Genaue Zugriffsinformationen erhalten Sie am Abend, bevor der Kurs beginnt, von Ihrer Lehrkraft per E-Mail, falls Sie bis zu diesem Zeitpunkt zugelassen worden sind.
UNIcert® III/2 English for the Natural Sciences
This is the second part of the discipline-specific and theme-oriented UNIcert® III English for the Natural Sciences Certificate course which requires a placement test result of 80-100% on the placement test. The course prepares students for the UNIcert® III English for the Natural Sciences Certificate exam, which is an admission requirement for Master’s degrees, for completing an internship, studying abroad and pursuing your further career. In addition to further developing the listening and speaking skills practiced in III/1, this course will continue to complete the preparation and practice of reading comprehension and scientific writing skills necessary to take the UNIcert III® Certificate exam at the end of the semester.
Based on in-class input and your own independent research, students will deal with oral and written models of scientific communication and document their analysis and argumentation in academic written style. Topics range from Population Development, Darwin's Theory of Evolution, the Oceans, Aquatic and Terrestrial Environments/Habitats, the Earth's Movements, Getting back to Nature: organic Food, Digestion in Humans, the Circulatory System to Nutrition.
This course is supported by an e-learning Moodle course offering a variety of additional practice materials. Course password by instructor. For registered participants only. Zoom will be used for digital online classes.
Requirements: Score of 80 - 100 points in the placement test or completion of a UNIcert III/1 course
Assessment: UNIcert® III examinations always take place at the end of the lecture period, or during the examination period after the respective UNIcert III/2 course, which includes intensive preparation for the exam. The language level attained – UNIcert III or C1 of the European Framework – and the scholarly character of the course are formally confirmed solely on the UNIcert® certificates.
Registration for the UNIcert® III exam is done in the language course that prepares students for the exam. Students will receive all of the dates and any other relevant information on course materials and examinations from their instructor.
Course materials: Course material supplied by teacher, including texts, tasks and links on the course Moodle.
Credits: 6 credits (Leistungspunkte) in the key competence module "Fremdsprache 1 or 2"; 6 ECTS points & grade for international students
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