Technsiche Hochschule Ostwestfalen-Lippe


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Extra English courses

Would you like to do more to improve your English?

If you're hungry for more English practice outside your official modules, we have the right thing for you! Private English lessons are expensive, so now is your chance to take advantage of our FREE English courses at HS OWL. Whether you're a beginner or you love English and want to study in an English-speaking country, we have an English course for you.

Everybody is welcome! These courses are open to all students in all faculties and all semesters. Come along, enjoy the relaxed atmosphere and see your English improve!

You can find the times, rooms and teachers' contact details on the Zusatzangebot Fremdsprachen webpage. 


Course overview

Refreshing the basics

  • Vorkurse Englisch:
    For new students only, preparation for university English modules before the winter semester begins. Focus on refreshing grammar and increasing students' confidence in English.
  • Aufbaukurs:
    This course is designed for students with little knowledge of English and who need to expand this knowledge in order to meet the demands of the specialised English modules in their faculty.

Intermediate (mid-level) learners

  • Brückenkurs:
    This course is designed to support and complement the specialised English modules in your faculty. This course particularly focusses on expanding vocabulary and practicing grammar.
  • TOEIC-Vorbereitungskurs:
    English for the workplace. Topics include careers, communications, retailing, industry, trade, money, environment, health and society, as well as grammar and language training. This course is preparation for the TOEIC-Test.

Intermediate to advanced learners

  • TOEFL-Vorbereitungskurs:
    Academic English (speaking, reading, writing and listening). Teaching and test materials can include topics from the fields of biology, history, psychology, the performing arts and geology, as well as every day university life and personal opinions on familiar topics. This course is preparation for the TOEFL-Test and study abroad.