n.BA.FM.EngFM1Ad.19HS (English for Facility Managers 1 (Advanced)) 
Module: English for Facility Managers 1 (Advanced)
This information was generated on: 29 February 2024
English for Facility Managers 1 (Advanced)


Version: 3.0 start 01 August 2021
Study Programme Facility Management
Regulations Applicable RPO, 29 January 2008, School of Life Sciences and Facility Management Academic Regulations, 15 Dec. 2009, Annex for the Bachelor of Facility Management degree programme
X Compulsory Module
  Elective Module
  Optional Module
Planned Semester 1st Semester
Module Coordinator Darren Mace
Telephone / E-Mail +41 (0)58 934 53 38 / darren.mace@zhaw.ch
Various lecturers from the English team
Entrance Requirements -
Learning Outcomes and Competencies

Students should be able to ...

  • clearly structure a paragraph using topic, supporting and concluding sentences.
  • write a formal letter
  • write a business style report describing trends in graphical data
  • understand written and audio texts at B2 + level and handle unknown words and deduce meanings from context
  • effectively employ digital resources to select appropriate vocabulary and structures for their writing
Module Content
  • Paragraph Writing
  • Formal Letter Writing
  • Writing Reports on Trends in Data
Follow-up Modules
  • English for Facility Managers 2 (Advanced)
Methods of Instruction
  • Blended Learning
  • Asynchronous Self-Study
  • Peer Feedback
  • Coaching
Digital Resources
  • Instructional videos
  • Guideline documents
  • Moodle & H5P quizzes (multiple question types)
  • Moodle feedback forums
  • Padlet
Classroom Attendance Requirement -
Lesson Structure / Workload
Contact Hours         14                        
Guided Self-Study         14
Independent Self-Study         32
Total Workload         60
Assessment Written exam at the end of the semester 100% - e-assessment (abgesetzte schriftliche Modulprüfung, Gewichtung 100%)

If there is a low number of participants, the lecturer may change the form of a repeat examination after consultation with the head of the study programme: e.g. an oral examination can be used to replace a written one. Please report any changes to the form of examinations by e-mail to pruefungsadmin.lsfm@zhaw.ch and Cc. Head of study programme.
Language of Instruction English
Comments -


Course: English for Facility Managers 1 (Advanced)
English for Facility Managers 1 (Advanced)


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