Sanson Schweizer: Catalogue data in Spring Semester 2019

NameMr Sanson Schweizer
Address
Militärakademie an der ETH Zürich
Kaserne Reppischtal
8903 Birmensdorf ZH
SWITZERLAND
Telephone0584835035
E-mailsanson.schweizer@milak.ethz.ch
URLhttp://www.milak.ch
DepartmentHumanities, Social and Political Sciences
RelationshipLecturer

NumberTitleECTSHoursLecturers
853-0401-00LGerman, Part I Restricted registration - show details
Only for Public Policy BA
3 credits2GS. Schweizer
AbstractDuring the first semester the future professional officers acquire those second language skills which enable them to successfully perform their military activities. The focus is especially on instruction and leadership terminology as well as on the ability to describe their professional environment. Moreover, the students learn to exploit media information for further professional use.
ObjectiveThis two-semester German course should enable the French and Italian speaking participants to fulfil their function as professional officers also in the German language.
Content•Read, analyse and write military and civilian documents
•Listening comprehension using current radio or TV reports
•Practise speaking with group discussions and short presentations
•Systematic revision and extension of key grammar points
•Systematic acquisition of general and military vocabulary
853-0403-00LFrench, Part I Restricted registration - show details
Only for Public Policy BA
3 credits2GS. Schweizer
AbstractDuring the first semester the future professional officers acquire those second language skills which enable them to successfully perform their military activities. The focus is especially on instruction and leadership terminology as well as on the ability to describe their professional environment. Moreover, the students learn to exploit media information for further professional use.
ObjectiveThis two-semester French course should enable the German speaking participants to fulfil their function as professional officers also in the French language.
Content•Read, analyse and write military and civilian documents
•Listening comprehension using current radio or TV reports
•Practise speaking with group discussions and short presentations
•Systematic revision and extension of key grammar points
•Systematic acquisition of general and military vocabulary
853-0406-00LEnglish, Part II Restricted registration - show details
Only for Public Policy BA
3 credits2GS. Schweizer
AbstractThe knowledge and skills acquired in the first semester serve as a basis for further improvements in the areas of speaking, listening, reading and writing, which will enable students to enroll for the Cambridge exams. The goal is to reach level B2 or C1 (CEFR) depending on the linguistic proficiency of the students.
ObjectiveThis three-semester English course should enable the participants to successfully use the English language in an international military setting.
Content• Read, analyse and write military and civilian documents
• Listening comprehension using current radio or TV reports
• Practise speaking with group discussions and short presentations
• Systematic revision and extension of key grammar points
• Systematic acquisition of general and military vocabulary