The course is included in these curricula and study modules
- Information technology 2005 - General studies
- Information technology 2006 - General studies
- Information- and mediatechnology 2007 (information technology) - General studies
- Information- and mediatechnology 2008 (information technology) - General studies
- Information- and mediatechnology 2009 (information technology) - General studies
- Information- and mediatechnology 2010 (information technology) - General studies
- Information- and mediatechnology 2011 (information technology) - General studies
- Information- and mediatechnology 2012 (information technology) - General studies
Type of course
Recommended year of study
Total number of ECTS
The aim of the course is: - to improve spoken fluency in routine field-related interaction. - to develop the student's ability to interpret and comprehend authentic English text. - to develop fluency in both spoken and written language for various purposes, with focus on the field of study.
At the end of the course the student is expected to: Reading - be able to understand, interpret, and explain terminology related to IT without major difficulty. - have developed his/her reading skills and acquired vocabulary central to the field. Listening - be able to understand the main points of standard speech on familiar matters regularly encountered at work, in school and at leisure. Spoken Production - be able to give clear, rather detailed descriptions of IT technology and processes connected to the business. Spoken Interaction - be able to interact with native speakers with a high degree of fluency in customer-service, negotiations and discussions. Writing - be able to give their personal details, relate their education and work experience. - be able to write a letter of application and CV in an appropriate style. - be familiar with e-mail and business writing etiquette. - be able to produce fundamental for the line of business typical documents.
Social contacts, your place of work, work ethics, current articles related to the field.
Prerequisites and co-requisites
Skill level B1.1 (Common European Framework)
Due dates are firm! Attendance compulsory.
Recommended or required reading
Materials provided by lecturer.
- Lectures - 45 hours
- Individual- and group instruction - 15 hours
- Small-group work - 18 hours
- Project- and production work/artistic activities - 20 hours
- Individual studies - 25 hours
- - 10 hours
- Total workload of the course: 133 hours
- Of which autonomous studies: 133 hours
- Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours
Mode of Delivery
Participation in tuition
- Demonstrations and proficiency exams
- Essays, reports, productions and portfolio
To pass the course the student should pass the following examinations: Examination 1 Sufficient attendance in classes. Examination 2 Write a report using the correct structure. Examination 3 Produce a well-structured summary. Examination 4 Hold a presentation. Examination 5 Produce a work application & CV suitable to the field. Examination 6 Pass a reading comprehension test. Further smaller oral and written assignments may be included as needed. The examinations contribute to the final grade as follows: Written assignments according to extent of assignment up to 25% each. Reading comprehension up to 20%. At least one oral presentation must be held in order to pass the course. Attendance up to 20% and is graded accordingly: 40-45% 1 46-51% 1,5 52-58% 2 59-65% 2,5 66-73% 3 74-80% 3,5 81-87% 4 88-93% 4,5 94-100% 5
Home page of the course
Assignments valid until
Until date 2013-06-01
- Date will be announced later - Demonstrations and presentations
- Date will be announced later - Reports and productions