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neu760 - Scientific English (Course overview)
Department of Neurosciences 6 KP
Module components Semester courses Wintersemester 2022/2023 Examination
Lecture
  • Limited access 6.03.761 - Scientific English Show lecturers
    • Prof. Dr. Christine Köppl

    Dates on Monday. 30.01.23 16:00 - 17:00, Monday. 20.02.23 - Friday. 24.02.23, Monday. 27.02.23 - Tuesday. 28.02.23, Monday. 06.03.23 - Thursday. 09.03.23 09:00 - 15:45
    This course is intended for speakers of English as a foreign language. Entry level is minimally English level B2 according to Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

Exercises
  • Limited access 6.03.761 - Scientific English Show lecturers
    • Prof. Dr. Christine Köppl

    Dates on Monday. 30.01.23 16:00 - 17:00, Monday. 20.02.23 - Friday. 24.02.23, Monday. 27.02.23 - Tuesday. 28.02.23, Monday. 06.03.23 - Thursday. 09.03.23 09:00 - 15:45
    This course is intended for speakers of English as a foreign language. Entry level is minimally English level B2 according to Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

Hinweise zum Modul
Prerequisites
non-native speakers
Reference text
Usually held in the break before summer term
Outsourced to STELS-OL (Scientific and Technical English Language Service); native English speaker with in-depth neuroscience knowlg.
Kapazität/Teilnehmerzahl 12
Prüfungszeiten
within 2 months of completing the course
Module examination
Portfolio: 70% several quick tests, texts, presentations, 30% term paper 
Bonus system for active participation
Skills to be acquired in this module
+ Neurosci. knowlg.
++ Social skills
++ Data present./disc.
++ Scientific English

Upon completion of this course, students
  • have increased their proficiency in different forms of scientific presentation and communication in English, with special emphasis on neuroscience
  • are able to express themselves with correct sentence structure and grammar, correct use of idioms and correct pronounciation
  • are proficient in different contexts of scientific communication (e.g., paper, poster and informal exchange by email or phone)
  • are able to recognize and avoid common errors of non-native speakers.