Contact

Tandem-Office
Annabel Wichlacz
Katharina Zeiger

Studierendenhaus (SH) 2/211
Tel +49 (0)234 32-25189
zfa-tandem@rub.de

Office hours


Workload

Please note that the 5CP tandem cannot be credited for the Optionalbereich if you study the target language of your tandem


Crediting

You can receive credit points for the work in your tandem partnership if your language level is B1 (CEFR) or higher. Please bring a certificate/document.

In order to obtain 2.5 ECTS you must cover the following workload:

  • attend an introductory session
  • have at least 13 tandem sessions with your tandem partner
  • take part in a Language Learning Coaching at the beginning of your tandem partnership
  • prepare and reflect the tandem sessions
  • spend at least one evening in the Sprachcafé (Max-Kade Hall in Bochum)
  • fill out the tandem diary
  • take part in a final Coaching at the end of your tandem partnership.

 

Crediting for the optional part of your studies (Optionalbereich)

In order to obtain 5 ECTS for the Optionalbereich (please check if this is possible with your studies), your language level needs to be B1 (CEFR) or higher. You need to bring a certificate/document. You will get a grade for this module.

In order to obtain 5 ECTS you must cover the following workload:

  • attend an introductory session
  • have at least 13 tandem sessions with your partner
  • take part in a Language Learning Coaching at the beginning of your tandem partnership
  • prepare and reflect the tandem sessions
  • participate in at least 3 educational activities (e.g. as a Language Guide in the Sprachcafé or participating in a workshop from the Schreibzentrum etc.)
  • take part in an obligatory coaching while learning in a tandem
  • fill out the tandem diary
  • take part in a final coaching

You are working in more than one tandem partnership?

If you are working in two or more tandem partnerships for the same language, you only attend the introductory session once, take part in one Coaching session at the beginning and the end of your tandem partnership and only fill out one tandem journal.

If you are working in two or more tandem partnerships for different languages, you only attend the introductory session once, but meet all the other components of the detailed description of the workload.