General studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is
-to improve spoken and written fluency
in customer-service situations
- to increase the student's vocabulary for him/her to be able to
express himself/herself on matters related to his/her field and
on general topics

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to
- understand and interpret articles related to the OT field
- have developed his/her reading and writing skills
- understand the main points of standard speech on familiar
matters regularly encountered at work, in school, at leisure
- give clear, rather detailed descriptions about treatments,
products or processes
- interact with a high degree of fluency in customer-service

Course contents

My Place of Work, My Education, Job Application and CV,
Presentations , current articles

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Skill level B1.1. (Common European Framework)

Previous course names


Additional information


Recommended or required reading

Look Me in The Eye by John Robinson
My Stroke of Insight by Jill Bolte Taylor
Thinking in Pictures by Temple Grandin
Left Neglected, Lisa Genova
As We Are Now by Mary Sarton
Ending Up by Amis Kingsley
Memento Mori by Muriel Spark
Current articles relating to the OT field

Study activities

  • Lectures - 50 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 20 hours
  • Practical exercises - 20 hours
  • Individual studies - 43 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

Assessment methods

Exams (written-, oral-, home-)

Assessment requirements

In order to pass the course the student must have handed in all
assignments by the due date and also received a pass in the exam.


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Tefke Martina

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

The timetable of the course


Assessment methods

2014-12-16 - Exams

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