Germany, Weimar

English Intensive Course

when 6 August 2017 - 1 September 2017
language English
duration 4 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 700

Our intensive language training programme is an effective method to learn English in small groups. Courses will be taught by native-speaking instructors from Great Britain, USA, Australia, New Zealand or Canada. Regardless of whether you are an intermediate or advanced student, or whether you would like to sign up for 50 hours in two weeks or 100 hours in four weeks: We have the right course for you! The programme is the perfect way to prepare for a degree programme or internship abroad.

The goal of these language courses is to help you improve your listening, reading, writing and speaking skills, and learn, practice and expand your vocabulary and knowledge of grammar and phonetics. The courses strongly emphasise active communication in the foreign language. The instructors will also give presentations about various foreign countries, their people and cultures. And of course we want to hear about your personal goals and interests for the course.

Please note that we do not offer English courses for beginners (A1/A2).

Course leader

Courses will be taught by native-speaking instructors from Great Britain, USA, Australia, New Zealand or Canada.

Target group

Our foreign language courses are designed for (prospective) students and graduates of German universities with the minimum age of 18 who seek an authentic experience and real immersion into a foreign language. Most participants who join the courses are 20 to 30 years of age.

English language courses are offered starting at B1. Levels A1/A2 must be finished

Course aim

(1) English Communication Skills: Presentations and Negotiations :
The course aims to train specific skills required for giving presentations and informal talks in English and to develop the language skills required for successful negotiations in a variety of contexts.

(2) English for Academic Purposes:
This course encourages participants to produce short texts on a variety of subjects and to use them as a basis for identifying areas of difficulty and working on them constructively. The course will also provide useful tips on aspects such as style, structure and coherence. In addition, participants will be encouraged to develop effective strategies for reading academic texts in English. The approach will be creative and informal, encouraging participants to share ideas and learn from each other’s work.

Credits info

3 ECTS
3 credit points (ECTS) after completion of the two-week course (50 h).
6 credit points (ECTS) after completion of the four-week course (100 h).

Fee info

EUR 700: The course fee is 600 EUR (two-week course) or 700 EUR (four-week course).

The course fee includes:

• Orientation day
• Programme according to description
• Teaching materials
• Bauhaus Summer School ID card
• Internet access at the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar
• Free use of library
• Accompanying programme (except excursions)
• Free entrance to museums belonging to Klassik Stiftung Weimar
EUR 500: For students and alumni:
400 EUR (two-week course) or 500 EUR (four-week course)

The course fee includes:

• Orientation day
• Programme according to description
• Teaching materials
• Bauhaus Summer School ID card
• Internet access at the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar
• Free use of library
• Accompanying programme (except excursions)
• Free entrance to museums belonging to Klassik Stiftung Weimar