Englisch

 

The English modules are offered as "Wahlpflichtmodul" for students in the profile Mittelstufe / MST at IVP (VUS Profile: please see Facherweiterung).

 
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Vorschulstufe und Unterstufe (VUS)

Students in the profile VUS (Vorschulstufe und Unterstufe) may attend the English modules together with students in the profile MST if they fulfil the requirements (language competence at B2.2 / B2+). However, students can only attend English as Facherweiterung and need to complete three modules to obtain 8 ECTS in addition to the 180 ETCS required for their Bachelor studies.

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Mittelstufe (MST) – 2 Wahlpflichtmodule Englisch

The English curriculum at IVP consists of two compulsory modules. Module Englisch 1 (3 ECTS) can either be attended in the 2nd or 3rd semester at IVP. In module 1 the emphasis is on teacher language education. In module Englisch 2 (3 ECTS) the focus is on teaching English as a foreign language to young learners. English 2 can be attended either in the 3rd or 4th semester at PHBern / IVP. However, Englisch 1 and Englisch 2 cannot be attended in the same semester.

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Project English

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Wahlmodule Englisch

There is an elective module titled "Project English" offered for students in their sixth semester at IVP. In this module (2 ECTS) students can choose one topic = one project, to focus on in depth. Possible projects are:

  • Taskifying activities from a coursebook
  • Assessment with and in New World or other course materials
  • Mehrjahrgangsklassen: Designing a model to teach English to multi-grade learners
  • From a monolingual to a multilingual approach in foreign language teaching
  • Vocabulary teaching and learning in a multilingual approach
  • Story-telling approach: Designing a model / project for pre-school / Basisstufe
 

Voraussetzungen

The prerequisite to attend the English modules at PHBern / IVP is an English language competence at B2.2 (or B2+) on the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR). The following certificates / papers are accepted and entitle students to attend English at IVP:

CertificateGrade
FCEGrade B and higher
CAEGrades A-C
CPE

Grades A-C

BECVantage Grade B and higher
IELTS6.0 and higher
PTEAcademic 58 and higher
TOEFL600 / 250 and higher
TOEFLiBT 85 and higher
TOEIC750 and higher

As of September 1, 2016, (external) BULATS results / papers are no longer accepted. However, PHBern, IVP, will offer 2 slots during the official exam weeks in January / June so that students can take BULATS at PHBern / IVP. Please note that to fulfil the requirements for English, an overall BULATS score of 68 (and higher) is required. Students will have to pay CHF 60.-- for the BULATS test.

Students who are interested in taking an official exam will find more information here:

Cambridge exams
IELTS
PTE
TOEFL
 

Einreichung des Zertifikats / Paper

A certificate / paper that fulfills the requirements of a language level at B2.2 (or B2+) has to be handed in to ContactDesk no later than:

  • To attend English 1 in the spring semester (FS): 31st January
  • To attend English 1 in the autumn semester (HS): 31st August

Please note that certificates / paper cannot be older than three years at the time of enrolment at PHBern / IVP.

   

Kontakt

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Dr. Susanna Schwab, MEd in ELT

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+41 31 309 23 63

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