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Kurse für Akademische Mitarbeitende HS 2015

Englisch

 
Academic writing
English for university/ETHZ
Exams (IELTS, TOEFL)
International
Presentations, speaking
Coaching

Please read this general information about English courses as well as the explanations about the language levels before you register for a course.
Das Sprachenzentrum bietet keine Kurse für Anfänger an (Niveaustufe A1 – A2). Es werden nur Kurse der Niveaus B1 bis C2 angeboten.

Academic writing

 
3224
MA 2.64a
Basic academic writing skills: Natural sciences and engineering B2 B2 Di 12.45-14.30 Science City
 
3225
MA 2.64b
Basic academic writing skills: Natural sciences and engineering B2 B2 Di 16.15-18.00 Zentrum
 
3226
MA 2.63
Basic academic writing skills: Arts, humanities, social sciences B2 B2 Do 10.15-12.00 Zentrum
 
MA 2.76 Writing research papers for publication: Natural sciences and engineering C1-C2 C1 - C2 Mo 12.45-14.30 Science City
 
MA 2.77 Writing for research publications and conferences: Arts, humanities, social sciences C1-C2 C1 - C2 Mi 12.15-13.45 Zentrum

English for university

 
MA 2.50 English foundations B1 (part 1) B1 Mi 12.15-13.45 Zentrum
 
3243
MA 2.62
Grammar for academic purposes (lecture, exercises) B2.2-C1 B2.2 - C1 Di 12.15-13.45 Zentrum

Exams (IELTS, TOEFL)

The minimum entry level for these courses is C1. The courses are not suitable for students below this level. It is essential that you check and confirm your level before enrolling as fees will not be refunded to students who find the course too difficult.

 
3249 TOEFL exam preparation B2-C2 (semester weeks 1-7) B2 - C2 Mo 16.15-18.00 Zentrum
 
3250 TOEFL exam preparation B2-C2 (semester weeks 8-14) B2 - C2 Mo 16.15-18.00 Zentrum
 
3251 TOEFL exam preparation B2-C2 (semester weeks 1-7) B2 - C2 Mi 12.15-13.45 Zentrum
 
3252 TOEFL exam preparation B2-C2 (semester weeks 8-14) B2 - C2 Mi 12.15-13.45 Zentrum
 
3253 TOEFL exam preparation B2-C2 (semester weeks 1-7) B2 - C2 Do 10.15-12.00 Zentrum
 
3254 TOEFL exam preparation B2-C2 (semester weeks 8-14) B2 - C2 Do 10.15-12.00 Zentrum
 
3255 IELTS exam preparation C1-C2 (semester weeks 1-7) C1 - C2 Do 08.00-09.45 Zentrum
 
3256 IELTS exam preparation C1-C2 (semester weeks 8-14) C1 - C2 Do 08.00-09.45 Zentrum

International

 
MA 2.85 English in an international context B2 (part 1) B2 Do 12.15-13.45 Zentrum
 
MA 2.86 English in an international context C1-C2 (part 1) C1 - C2 Mo 12.15-13.45 Zentrum

Presentations, speaking

 
MA 2.49 Pronunciation training and speaking practice (weeks 1-7) Di 12.15-13.45 Zentrum
 
MA 2.53 Communicating with visitors and colleagues A2.2-B1.1 A2.2 - B1.1 Do 12.15-13.45 Zentrum
 
MA 2.54 Discussions and vocabulary building B2 B2 Di 17.15-19.00 Zentrum
 
MA 2.82 Advanced discussions and vocabulary extension C1-C2 C1 - C2 Di 12.15-13.45 Zentrum

Coaching

frei
Coaching Coaching package: Email writing for university staff B1.2-C1 B1.2 - C1 3 x 90 mins
Fr 12.15-13.45 or upon agreement
Zentrum
frei
Coaching Individual coaching for intensive IELTS test preparation C1 upon agreement Zentrum
frei
Coaching Individual coaching for intensive TOEFL iBT test preparation C1 upon agreement Zentrum
frei
Coaching Coaching: Academic writing C1 - C2 Time and place by agreement

Counseling

Individualised advice can be given to intermediate and advanced students regarding language learning for English.  This can be helpful to students who require support concerning:

  • planning your language learning programme
  • effective language learning
  • special needs
  • autonomous learning

Please note that this service is not available for beginners.

Appointments can be made on Tuesdays from 16.00-17.00 hrs (englisch@sprachen.uzh.ch).

Before the meeting, you will need to provide information on the languages you have learnt to date and your aims in learning English.

Tandem Lernpartnerschaften

Beim Tandemlernen arbeiten zwei Personen mit unterschiedlichen Muttersprachen zusammen, um gemeinsam ihre Fremdsprachenkenntnisse zu verbessern.
Tandemlernen ist unabhängig von der Teilnahme an einem Sprachkurs. Die Vermittlung von Tandempartnern ist kostenlos.

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