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 2020/21

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

> Basics of Business English 2 VO
Bauingenieurwesen-Baumanagement more

Basics of Business English 2 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: Green Building
Grammar: idiomatic phrases with prepositions; subordinate clauses of result and purpose;
future tenses
Skills: discussing various aspects of green building using relevant
vocabulary; explaining & interpreting visual input


2: Architecture built to heal
Skills: listening comprehension; assessing the impact of
buildings on the community; summing up video input; writing
a short text describing a construction project; expressing opinions
Vocabulary: useful phrases for expressing opinions, agreeing and
disagreeing, giving advice, suggesting;


3: Human Resources/ applying for a job:
Skills: writing a covering letter and a CV, successful job interviews


4: Health and Safety
Skills: describing risks and hazards; understanding safety regulations,
researching information on health-based building standards

Prüfungsmodus

• Test 60%
• Classroom Performance 20%
• Research Project 20%

Grading scheme:
0 - 59% Grade 5
60 - 69% Grade 4
70 - 79% Grade 3
80 - 89% Grade 2
90 - 100% Grade 1

Lehr- und Lernmethode

Seminar: lecture, group work, pair work, discussions, role plays, research project, film input

Sprache

Englisch

> Advanced Business English 1 VO
Bauingenieurwesen-Baumanagement more

Advanced 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: Group project: renovating a listed building

2: DIY tasks & Design Rules: worksheets & film input
Skills: describing procedures, explaining tasks, applying design rules, dealing with numbers & arithmetic operations;

3: 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;

4: Grand Designs Video input: worksheets
Skills: understanding an authentic film; construction-related vocabulary, documenting the building process, analysing major challenges during construction

5: Expressing Opinions: worksheets & film input
Skills: useful phrases for expressing opinions, agreeing and disagreeing; analysing a field-specific talk

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 2 VO
Bauingenieurwesen-Baumanagement more

Advanced Business English 2 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: Film input: domes
Vocabulary: terminology relating to dome construction
Skills: understanding authentic film material; explaining construction challenges; researching and presenting information

2: Construction Law
Vocabulary: legal terminology (contracts, employment law, accident law, arbitration)
Skills: giving basic advice on legal issues regarding construction projects understanding and summarizing texts on legal issues, commenting on legal cases
Grammar: passives

3: Competition:
Grammar: idiomatic language
Skills: Expressing opinions, holding professional meetings and negotiations

4: Writing abstracts:
Skills: writing for academic purposes: identifying structure in texts; paragraph structure

Prüfungsmodus

Assessment:

Note that each element that makes up your mark MUST be positive

Test (90 mins): 60%

Classroom performance: 20%

Research project: 20%


Grading scheme:

0 - 59% Grade 5
60 - 69% Grade 4
70 - 79% Grade 3
80 - 89% Grade 2
90 - 100% Grade 1

Lehr- und Lernmethode

Lecture, role plays, pair work, group work, discussions, research project, film input

Sprache

Englisch

> Advanced Business English 3 VO
Bauingenieurwesen-Baumanagement more

Advanced Business English 3 VO

Vortragende: Paul Hoffman, MAS, 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

> Basics of Business English 2 VO
Bauingenieurwesen-Baumanagement more

Basics of Business English 2 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: Green Building
Grammar: idiomatic phrases with prepositions; subordinate clauses of result and purpose;
future tenses
Skills: discussing various aspects of green building using relevant
vocabulary; explaining & interpreting visual input


2: Architecture built to heal
Skills: listening comprehension; assessing the impact of
buildings on the community; summing up video input; writing
a short text describing a construction project; expressing opinions
Vocabulary: useful phrases for expressing opinions, agreeing and
disagreeing, giving advice, suggesting;


3: Human Resources/ applying for a job:
Skills: writing a covering letter and a CV, successful job interviews


4: Health and Safety
Skills: describing risks and hazards; understanding safety regulations,
researching information on health-based building standards

Prüfungsmodus

Test 60%
Distance learning 20%
Classroom Performance 20%

Lehr- und Lernmethode

Seminar: lecture, group work, pair work, discussions, role plays, film input
Distance Learning

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:

DIY tasks & Design Rules: worksheets & film input
Skills: describing procedures, explaining tasks, applying design rules, dealing with numbers & arithmetic operations

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;

Grand Designs Video input: worksheets
Skills: understanding an authentic film; construction-related vocabulary, documenting the building process, analysing major challenges during construction

Expressing Opinions: worksheets & film input
Skills: useful phrases for expressing opinions, agreeing and disagreeing; analysing a field-specific talk

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 2 VO
Bauingenieurwesen-Baumanagement more

Advanced Business English 2 VO

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

1SWS
1ECTS

Lehrinhalte

Business and Construction Topics

1: Film input: domes
Vocabulary: dome construction vocabulary
Skills: listening for gist and for detail; researching and presenting
information
2: Construction Law
Grammar: legal terminology, passives
Skills: summarizing texts on legal issues; presenting / explaining legal cases & issues

3: Competition:
Grammar: idiomatic language
Skills: expressing opinions, holding professional meetings and negotiations

4: Writing abstracts:
Skills: writing for academic purposes: identifying structure in texts;
paragraph structure

Prüfungsmodus

Assessment:

Note that each element that makes up your mark MUST be positive

Test (90 mins): 60%

Classroom performance: 20%

Distance learning: 20%


Grading scheme:

0 - 59% Grade 5
60 - 69% Grade 4
70 - 79% Grade 3
80 - 89% Grade 2
90 - 100% Grade 1

Lehr- und Lernmethode

• Lecture, role plays, pair work, group work, webquests, discussions

• Distance learning: 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
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

> Medical English UE
Biomedizinische Analytik more

Medical English UE

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

1SWS
1ECTS

Lehrinhalte

Fachvokabular Beruf, Labor, Medizin. Sensibilisierung auf Internationalität und Klarheit bei der Kommunikation in einer Fremdsprache.

Prüfungsmodus

Details in der LV

Lehr- und Lernmethode

Kurzvorträge
Arbeitsblätter
Selbststudium
Lesen, Ausbesserung und Diskussion fachbezogener Texte

Sprache

Englisch

Technik

> Presenting in English ILV
Safety and Systems Engineering more

Presenting in English ILV

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

1SWS
4ECTS

Lehrinhalte

• Planung und Vorbereitung
- Ziele für die Präsentation entwickeln
- Unterschiedliche Präsentationsstile

• Strukturierung
- Aufbau einer (englischen) Präsentation
- Komplexe Sachverhalte verständlich und zielorientiert präsentieren
- Nützliche Phrasen für englische Präsentationen
- Checkliste für Eröffnung und Abschluss


• Umgang mit dem Auditorium
- Rapport herstellen
- Aufmerksamkeit erreichen und halten
- Umgang mit Fragen, Einwänden, Störungen oder Missverständnissen

• Einsatz von Medien
- Tipps für Power Point
- Unterschiede bei der Verwendung von Visualisierungshilfen
- Prozessvisualisierung & -beschreibung

• Fragen gekonnt beantworten

• Durchführung und Analyse einer Präsentation

Prüfungsmodus

• Classroom participation: 25%
• Presentations in class & follow-up task: 50%
• Moodle platform tasks: 25%

Lehr- und Lernmethode

continuous assessment of classroom performance; discussions, pair work, team work; student presentations

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

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Bauingenieurwesen – Baumanagement

Bachelorstudium, berufsbegleitend

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Bauingenieurwesen – Baumanagement

Bachelorstudium, Vollzeit

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Diätologie

Bachelorstudium, Vollzeit

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Orthoptik

Bachelorstudium, Vollzeit

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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