Required Reading (Pflichtliteratur)
Copnall, A., Komori-Glatz, M., Krieger, W., Landsmann, L. and Ross, C.: EBC1 Coursebook, MBS, September 2016.
Gasser, W., Landsmann, L., Raab, M., Ross, C. and Zeilinger, R.: EBC2 Coursebook, MBS, September 2016.
Beer, A., Gasser, W., Herles M., Jacobeit B. and Raab M.: EBC3 Coursebook, MBS, 2015.
Mautner, G.: Englische Grammatik für die Wirtschaftskommunikation. Linde, 3., überarbeitete und erweiterte Auflage, 2014.
Obenaus, W./Weidacher, J.: New Handbook of Business English. Linde, 2006.
Obenaus, W./Weidacher, J.: New Handbook of Business English: Dictionary & User's Guide. Linde , 2006.
Obenaus, W./Weidacher, J.: This is the Manager Speaking. Linde , 3., aktualisierte Auflage, 2008.
Further practice materials are available for each level (EBC1, 2, 3) on Learn@WU. They can be found in the section 'Lernen & Üben' on the e-learning platform (see the menu on the left). You may also want to consult the Study Tips shown on the EBC1 portal of Learn@WU, which are accessible to all students at the 'LMS' level under 'Informieren: Syllabus'.
In addition to these electronic practice materials, the book Language Training for English Business Communication: Prüfungsvorbereitung für EBC1 & EBC2 by Gerlinde Mautner (MBS, 3., revised and enlarged edition, 2011) is strongly recommended.
Additional resources can be found at the Raiffeisen Language Resource Center (LRC), which provides access to a wide range of study materials and electronic means to support your language learning. It comprises a self-access area, two digital language labs and a seminar room, which can be found on level 2 of the Central Library in the LC building.
For English, the LRC offers a toolkit aimed at intermediate students who want to prepare for their EBC courses. You can find more information about this toolkit, which comprises a placement test, several books and software packages, here. At the bottom of the page, there is a drop-down menu listing further practice materials that will help you improve your skills in the areas of grammar, vocabulary, writing and reading.