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Englisch - B2 - Academic Reading (Political Science and Social Studies) INTENSIVKURS - Einzelansicht

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Veranstaltungsart Sprachkurs Langtext
Veranstaltungsnummer 126202 Kurztext
Semester SS 2023 SWS 2
Teilnehmer 1. Platzvergabe 20 Max. Teilnehmer 2. Platzvergabe 24
Rhythmus Jedes Semester Studienjahr
Credits für IB und SPZ 3
Hyperlink http://www.uni-jena.de/SPZ_Kursentgelte.html
Sprache Englisch
Belegungsfrist Standardbelegung Wintersemester ab Mitte August/ Sommersemester ab Mitte Februar
Abmeldefristen A1 - Belegung ohne Abmeldung    20.02.2023 09:00:00 - 28.03.2023 08:29:59   
A2 - Belegung mit Abmeldung 2 Wochen    28.03.2023 08:30:00 - 17.04.2023 23:59:59   
A3 - Belegung ohne Abmeldung    18.04.2023 00:00:01 - 14.08.2023 07:59:59    aktuell
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  Tag Zeit Rhythmus Dauer Raum Lehrperson (Zuständigkeit) Status Bemerkung fällt aus am Max. Teilnehmer 2. Platzvergabe
Einzeltermine anzeigen kA. 09:00 bis 16:00 Block 18.09.2023 bis
Carl-Zeiß-Straße 3 - SR 130 Spath, Sieglinde ( verantwortlich ) findet statt  
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 This course develops essential reading skills for students of all academic subjects, with a special focus on texts from political science and social studies. The course includes:

  •  introduction to different reading strategies, such as skimming, scanning and reading for details
  •  practicing reading strategies
  •  increasing the range of your academic vocabulary (English for Academic Purposes)
  •  getting acquainted with typical test formats and tasks, which frequently occur in standardized reading tests (e.g. IELTS)
  •  note-taking and summarizing
  •  mock-tests

This course is designed to help you increase your reading abilities and reading speed. For students of political science it offers support in preparation for the obligatory B2 reading competence test in English.



Texts will be provided in Moodle.


-online registration in Friedolin

-payment of the 20€ course fee

-your payment is due once you are enrolled in the course, further information considering payment can be found here:



Upon successful completion of the course you will receive 3 ECTS (Leistungsschein).

The preconditions for receiving a "Leistungsschein" (3 ECTS) are as follows:

  • payment for the course (see above)
  • regular attendance (minimum of 80% of classes)
  • active participation in class, including homework assignments
  • the final exam (written exam similar to the reading part of the IELTS) OR:
  • successfull participation in the reading competence test for political science student (including Lehramt Sozialkund) at the beginning of the summer term 2023 (April 2023)

The preconditions for participants requiring only a "Teilnahmeschein" without any ECTS are as follows:

  • payment for the course (see above)
  • regular attendance (minimum of 80% of classes)
  • active participation in class, including homework assignments

students with B2 level of English either preparing for the reading competence exam (political science and social studies, Lehramt Sozialkunde) or wishing to improve their general ability to read academic texts in English


If you are finding this information difficult to read, you may prefer to take a general English course before you take this one. To check your level, try the self-assesssment test at:


140 - 170 points would be the best range of scores for this course.

Die Veranstaltung wurde 3 mal im Vorlesungsverzeichnis SoSe 2023 gefunden:
Intensivkurse  - - - 1
B2  - - - 2
Fachsprachen  - - - 3

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