Personendetails

FH-Prof.in Mag.a Dr.in Andrea Zimpernik

Leiterin Language Center
Lehre und Forschung


T: +43 1 606 68 77-6171
F: +43 1 606 68 77-6179

Raum: C.1.19
Favoritenstraße 226
1100 Wien


Lehrveranstaltungen 2021/22

Bauen und Gestalten

> Basics of Business English 1 VO
Bauingenieurwesen-Baumanagement more

Basics of Business English 1 VO

Vortragende: Anja Christensen, BA, Barry Jenkins, BSc (Hons), FH-Prof.in Mag.a Dr.in Andrea Zimpernik

1SWS
1ECTS

Lehrinhalte

Business & Construction Topics:

1: You & Your Company
Grammar: adjectives to describe people, comparatives, hypothetical questions
Skills: talking about yourself & your company

2: Construction & Civil Engineering
Related vocabulary
Skills: understanding industry-specific texts; explaining technical terms

3: That’s How We Build a House: film input
Related vocabulary: excavating, concrete, framing, electricity, plumbing, heating and cooling, inside walls and outside walls

4: Presentation skills

Prüfungsmodus

Each element that makes up the mark MUST be positive
Written work will be assessed according to these criteria:
-task achievement
-structure (organisation and cohesion) & fluency
-accuracy of vocabulary
-grammar
Test: 60%
Classroom performance: 20%
Writing tasks: 20%

Lehr- und Lernmethode

Lecture, pairwork, groupwork, discussions, role plays, writing tasks, self-study (research project; online collaboration)

Sprache

Englisch

> Advanced Business English 1 VO
Bauingenieurwesen-Baumanagement more

Advanced Business English 1 VO

Vortragende: Anja Christensen, BA, Paul Hoffman, MAS, Barry Jenkins, BSc (Hons), FH-Prof.in Mag.a Dr.in Andrea Zimpernik

1SWS
1ECTS

Lehrinhalte

Business & Construction Topics:


1: Group project:

2: Redeveloping & renovating: worksheets & film input
Skills: describing procedures, explaining renovation tasks,
expansion of technical vocabulary
Grammar: make versus do;

3: Design Rules - colour: worksheets & film input
Skills: understanding and applying design rules on colour,
dealing with numbers & arithmetic operations;


4: Structural Systems – attaching and supporting: worksheets
Vocabulary: professional terminology for structural elements
and loads
Skills: identifying structural elements; describing technical drawings,
explaining load and stress;


5: Structural engineering: Skyscrapers video input: worksheets
Skills: understanding an authentic film; construction-related
vocabulary, documenting the building process, analysing
major challenges during construction

Prüfungsmodus

Each element that makes up the mark MUST be positive
Written work will be assessed according to these criteria:
-task achievement
-structure (organisation and cohesion) & fluency
-accuracy of vocabulary
-grammar
Test: 60%
Classroom performance: 20%
Writing task / presentation: 20%

Aufgrund der Covid 19 Situation und der Abhaltung von LV gemäß Ampelregelung des BMBWF können die Prüfungsmodalitäten auch während des laufenden Semesters kurzfristig angepasst werden.

Lehr- und Lernmethode

Lecture, pairwork, groupwork, discussions, role plays, writing tasks, presentations

Sprache

Englisch

> Advanced Business English 3 VO
Bauingenieurwesen-Baumanagement more

Advanced Business English 3 VO

Vortragende: Anja Christensen, BA, Barry Jenkins, BSc (Hons), FH-Prof.in Mag.a Dr.in Andrea Zimpernik

1SWS
1ECTS

Lehrinhalte

Business & Construction Topics:
1: Tools: worksheets
Skills work on vocabulary

2: Construction: Bridges: worksheets & film input
Skills: analysing construction problems; explaining how forces work;
Vocabulary: vocabulary for building bridges

3: Presentation skills: visuals, trends, graphs: worksheets & film input
Grammar: describing trends: tenses, adjectives/adverbs, prepositions
Skills: dealing with figures, explaining graphs and charts


4: College Architecture: film input & worksheets
Skills: discussing advantages and drawbacks of innovative designs for colleges; writing & presenting a summary

Prüfungsmodus

Written work will be assessed according to these criteria:
-task achievement
-structure (organisation and cohesion) & fluency
-accuracy of vocabulary
-grammar

Test: 60%
Classroom performance: 20%
Research project: 20%

Aufgrund der Covid 19 Situation und der Abhaltung von LV gemäß Ampelregelung des BMBWF können die Prüfungsmodalitäten auch während des laufenden Semesters kurzfristig angepasst werden.

Lehr- und Lernmethode

lecture, classroom discussion, pairwork, groupwork, role plays, presentations, group project

Sprache

Englisch

> Basics of Business English 1 VO
Bauingenieurwesen-Baumanagement more

Basics of Business English 1 VO

Vortragende: Anja Christensen, BA, Barry Jenkins, BSc (Hons), FH-Prof.in Mag.a Dr.in Andrea Zimpernik

1SWS
1ECTS

Lehrinhalte

Business & Construction Topics:

1: You & Your Company
Grammar: adjectives to describe people, comparatives, hypothetical questions
Skills: talking about yourself & your company

2: Construction & Civil Engineering
Related vocabulary
Skills: understanding industry-specific texts; explaining technical terms

3: That’s How We Build a House: film input
Related vocabulary: excavating, concrete, framing, electricity, plumbing, heating and cooling, inside walls and outside walls

4: Presentation skills

Prüfungsmodus

Each element that makes up the mark MUST be positive
Written work will be assessed according to these criteria:
-task achievement
-structure (organisation and cohesion) & fluency
-accuracy of vocabulary
-grammar
Test: 60%
Classroom performance: 20%
Distance learning: 20%

Aufgrund der Covid 19 Situation und der Abhaltung von LV gemäß Ampelregelung des BMBWF können die Prüfungsmodalitäten auch während des laufenden Semesters kurzfristig angepasst werden.

Lehr- und Lernmethode

Lecture, pairwork, groupwork, discussions, role plays, writing tasks, self-study (research project; online collaboration)

Sprache

Englisch

> Advanced Business English 1 VO
Bauingenieurwesen-Baumanagement more

Advanced Business English 1 VO

Vortragende: Barry Jenkins, BSc (Hons), FH-Prof.in Mag.a Dr.in Andrea Zimpernik

1SWS
1ECTS

Lehrinhalte

Business & Construction Topics:


1: Group project:

2: Redeveloping & renovating: worksheets & film input
Skills: describing procedures, explaining renovation tasks,
expansion of technical vocabulary
Grammar: make versus do;

3: Design Rules - colour: worksheets & film input
Skills: understanding and applying design rules on colour,
dealing with numbers & arithmetic operations;


4: Structural Systems – attaching and supporting: worksheets
Vocabulary: professional terminology for structural elements
and loads
Skills: identifying structural elements; describing technical drawings,
explaining load and stress;


5: Structural engineering: Skyscrapers video input: worksheets
Skills: understanding an authentic film; construction-related
vocabulary, documenting the building process, analysing
major challenges during construction

Prüfungsmodus

Written work will be assessed according to these criteria:
- task achievement
- structure (organisation and cohesion) & fluency
- accuracy of vocabulary
- grammar
Test: 60%
Classroom performance: 20%
Distance learning: 20%

Aufgrund der Covid 19 Situation und der Abhaltung von LV gemäß Ampelregelung des BMBWF können die Prüfungsmodalitäten auch während des laufenden Semesters kurzfristig angepasst werden.

Lehr- und Lernmethode

lecture, discussions, pair-/groupwork, role plays, presentations, distance learning

Sprache

Englisch

> Advanced Business English 3 VO
Bauingenieurwesen-Baumanagement more

Advanced Business English 3 VO

Vortragende: Anja Christensen, BA, Barry Jenkins, BSc (Hons), FH-Prof.in Mag.a Dr.in Andrea Zimpernik

1SWS
1ECTS

Lehrinhalte

Business & Construction Topics:

1: Tools: worksheets
Vocabulary expansion

2: Construction: Bridges: worksheets & film input
Skills: analysing construction problems; explaining how forces work;
Vocabulary: vocabulary for building bridges

3: Presentation skills: visuals, trends, graphs: worksheets & film input
Grammar: describing trends: tenses, adjectives/adverbs, prepositions
Skills: dealing with figures, explaining graphs and charts

4: College Architecture: film input & worksheets
Skills: discussing advantages and drawbacks of innovative
designs for colleges; writing & presenting a summary

Prüfungsmodus

Written work will be assessed according to these criteria:
-task achievement
-structure (organisation and cohesion) & fluency
-accuracy of vocabulary
-grammar

Test: 60%
Classroom performance: 20%
E-learning: 20%

Aufgrund der Covid 19 Situation und der Abhaltung von LV gemäß Ampelregelung des BMBWF können die Prüfungsmodalitäten auch während des laufenden Semesters kurzfristig angepasst werden.

Lehr- und Lernmethode

lecture, classroom discussion, pairwork, groupwork, role plays, presentations, e-learning

Sprache

Englisch

Gesundheitswissenschaften

> Medizinisches Englisch 1 ILV
Orthoptik more

Medizinisches Englisch 1 ILV

Vortragende: Barry Jenkins, BSc (Hons), FH-Prof.in Mag.a Dr.in Andrea Zimpernik

2SWS
2ECTS

Lehrinhalte

Getting to know each other
•Grammar: speaking hypothetically, conditional clauses,
Self-study: conditional clauses
Writing an abstract

What is Orthoptics? What do Orthoptists do?
• Skills: discussing career prospects; explaining specialist
vocabulary; talking about the job (responsibilities, fields of
specialisation, service provided)
• Vocabulary: relevant terminology; idiomatic phrases

The body
o Parts of the body
o Types of pain
o Functions of the body
o The eye
o Diseases and minor illnesses

• Skills: explaining medical vocabulary; word formation;

Presentation skills
• Presentation structure
• Getting the audience’s attention
• signposting & building rapport
• Describing results & trends
• Closing a presentation
• Q&A session

Patient communication
o Taking a history
o Giving information
o Suggesting / giving advice
o Examining a patient
o Discussing treatment
o Counselling
o Empathetic communication

• Skills: giving advice; expressing opinions; suggesting & reacting;
“mustn’t, needn’t, don’t have to”; describing problems, talking about symptoms; counselling; asking closed and open-ended questions

Prüfungsmodus

continuous assessment

Lehr- und Lernmethode

lecture, role plays, discussions, pair work, group work, distance learning; presentations, critical assessment of specialist topics

Sprache

Englisch

> Medizinisches Englisch 2 ILV
Orthoptik more

Medizinisches Englisch 2 ILV

Vortragende: Anja Christensen, BA, Barry Jenkins, BSc (Hons), Univ. Prof. Dr. Arnulf Thaler, FH-Prof.in Mag.a Dr.in Andrea Zimpernik

2SWS
3ECTS

Lehrinhalte

Topics Covered:
Language review
Grammar: phrasal verbs, typical mistakes, hypothesizing
Vocabulary: medical vocabulary, orthoptic terminology
Skills: understanding authentic language – film input

Communicating successfully
Skills: talking about work experience & using idiomatic phrases to
describe job duties; discussing likes & dislikes; expressing opinion; agreeing & disagreeing;
giving advice, making suggestions

Presentation skills
Skills: structuring a presentation; getting the audience’s attention;
idiomatic phrases; signposting; building rapport; presenting results and trends, closing a presentation,
the Q&A session

Writing skills:
Skills: linking phrases & connectors; establishing logical links between
sentences & paragraphs; writing a formal text

Prüfungsmodus

immanenter Prüfungscharakter

Lehr- und Lernmethode

Discussions, role-plays, presentation tasks, reading & writing about medical topics, understanding authentic film material.

Specialized material dedicated to the needs of the class, and hands-on instruction.

Sprache

Englisch

Angewandte Pflegewissenschaft

> Fachenglisch und Englische Fachliteraturarbeit ILV
Advanced Nursing Practice - Schwerpunkt Pflegemanagement more

Fachenglisch und Englische Fachliteraturarbeit ILV

1SWS
2ECTS

Lehrinhalte

> Fachtermini und Kommunikationsfertigkeiten in Englisch in der Gesundheits- und Krankenpflege
> Beratung inkl. Kommunikation mit Patient*innen, Klient*innen und deren Bezugssystem, empathische Kommunikation, „breaking bad news“
> Fachliteraturarbeit

Prüfungsmodus

Immanente Leistungsüberprüfung
Immanent

Lehr- und Lernmethode

Gruppenarbeit, Inputs

Sprache

Englisch

> Fachenglisch und Englische Fachliteraturarbeit ILV
Advanced Nursing Education more

Fachenglisch und Englische Fachliteraturarbeit ILV

1SWS
2ECTS

Lehrinhalte

> Fachtermini und Kommunikationsfertigkeiten in Englisch in der Gesundheits- und Krankenpflege
> Beratung inkl. Kommunikation mit Patient*innen, Klient*innen und deren Bezugssystem, empathische Kommunikation, „breaking bad news“
> Fachliteraturarbeit

Prüfungsmodus

Immanente Leistungsüberprüfung
Immanent

Lehr- und Lernmethode

Gruppenarbeit, Inputs

Sprache

Englisch

> Fachenglisch und Englische Fachliteraturarbeit ILV
Advanced Nursing Counseling more

Fachenglisch und Englische Fachliteraturarbeit ILV

1SWS
2ECTS

Lehrinhalte

> Fachtermini und Kommunikationsfertigkeiten in Englisch in der Gesundheits- und Krankenpflege
> Beratung inkl. Kommunikation mit Patient*innen, Klient*innen und deren Bezugssystem, empathische Kommunikation, „breaking bad news“
> Fachliteraturarbeit

Prüfungsmodus

Immanente Leistungsüberprüfung
Immanent

Lehr- und Lernmethode

Gruppenarbeit, Inputs

Sprache

Englisch


Studiengang

Advanced Nursing Counseling

Masterlehrgang, berufsbegleitend

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Advanced Nursing Education

Masterlehrgang, berufsbegleitend

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Advanced Nursing Practice – Schwerpunkt Pflegemanagement

Masterlehrgang, berufsbegleitend

more

Bauingenieurwesen – Baumanagement

Bachelorstudium, berufsbegleitend

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Bauingenieurwesen – Baumanagement

Bachelorstudium, Vollzeit

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Diätologie

Bachelorstudium, Vollzeit

more

Orthoptik

Bachelorstudium, Vollzeit

more

Public Management

Bachelorstudium, berufsbegleitend

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Safety and Systems Engineering

Masterstudium, berufsbegleitend

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Specials

7 Whatchado-Fragen an Andrea Zimpernik

“The freedom to design specialized materials as I see fit”, is the thing, Andrea Zimpernik likes most about her job in the Language Center of FH Campus Wien. Talking about limitations, she points out: “When it comes to having a teaching job here, you have to know that you can’t go on holiday when you want to.”

FH-Prof.in Mag.a Dr.in Andrea Zimpernik
Leiterin Language Center