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Vera Zegers-Leberecht

Teaching in English in higher education

strategies – tips – support

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EAN/ISBN
9783838552453
1. 2019

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Immer mehr Hochschullehrende müssen oder wollen im Zuge der Globalisierung auf Englisch unterrichten. Das Buch bietet neben grundsätzlichen Überlegungen viele praktische Tipps zur Gestaltung englischsprachiger Lehrveranstaltungen. Die Auseinandersetzung mit der englischen Wissenschaftssprache und didaktischen Aspekten wird ergänzt durch ein Glossar mit hilfreichen Vokabeln und Formulierungen.
  • CoverCover
  • Imprint4
  • Contents5
  • How to use this book7
  • 1 Introduction: What this book wants and is – and what it is not9
  • 2 Making it work: What is needed to succeed in Englishmedium teaching?15
  • 2.1 Subject matter knowledge17
  • 2.2 General English language skills22
  • 2.3 Didactics / educational skills27
  • 2.4 Academic language35
  • 2.5 Tying it all together41
  • 3 Teaching in English in academia: the bigger picture43
  • 3.1 Challenges and opportunities: mapping experiences43
  • 3.1.1 Pains and gains for teaching staff44
  • 3.1.2 Pains and gains: the students’ side (as perceived by their teachers)47
  • 3.1.3 Pains and gains for academic institutions50
  • 3.2 Challenges and opportunities: taking inventory53
  • 3.2.1 The teachers’ side: individual challenges and issues54
  • 3.2.2 Integrating the teaching of content, language, and academic skills56
  • 3.2.3 The students57
  • 3.2.4 Cultural and diversity issues59
  • 3.2.5 Human resource management60
  • 3.2.6 Institutional policy61
  • 3.2.7 Higher-education policies and legal matters63
  • 4 Teaching in plain English: Keep it simple67
  • 5 Tips and resources for your own English-medium teaching adventure81
  • 5.1 Activating students81
  • 5.1.1 Lowering the threshold to speak in class81
  • 5.1.2 Stimulating academic competences83
  • 5.1.3 Giving students the freedom not to speak88
  • 5.2 Using writing to facilitate English-medium teaching91
  • 5.2.1 Using writing in and around the classroom92
  • 5.2.2 Using writing in office hours97
  • 5.3 Online glossaries of teaching and education terms97
  • 6 Useful words and phrases101
  • 6.1 Vocabulary to align teaching, assigning, and assessing101
  • 6.2 Phrases for classroom management104
  • 6.3 Oral exams: basic considerations and useful phrases114
  • 6.3.1 Setting the scene114
  • 6.3.2 Facilitating examination115
  • 6.3.3 Wrapping up121
  • 7 Concluding remark123
  • 8 Acknowledgments125