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

> Basics of Business English 2 VO
Bauingenieurwesen-Baumanagement more

Basics of Business English 2 VO

Vortragende: Anja Christensen, BA, Paul Hoffman, MAS, 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, 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 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 & 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: 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

> Basics of Business English 2 VO
Bauingenieurwesen-Baumanagement more

Basics of 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: 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:


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 2 VO
Bauingenieurwesen-Baumanagement more

Advanced Business English 2 VO

Vortragende: Paul Hoffman, MAS, 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

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

Immanente Leistungsüberprüfung
• 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

Deutsch

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

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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