The course takes place in period

4 (2020-03-23 to 2020-07-31)

Level/category

General studies

Teaching language

English

Type of course

Compulsory

Cycle/level of course

First

Recommended year of study

1

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is to focus on the exposure to and practice of general language functions, both in spoken and written language.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to -discuss his/her studies, work and housing -communicate orally in shop/café and restaurant settings -ask for directions and also give directions -use the numerals 1-1000 -tell an interlocutor about himself/herself, his/her family and hobbies -talk about the weather/the days of the week/the months of the year, the seasons of the year -manage simple oral situations where health is the issue -write simple messages -form simple declarative sentences and questions in the present tense and the past tense both orally and in writing -understand simple statements about himself/herself (reading comprehension) -grasp the essential information in simple texts which deal with everyday life (reading comprehension) -understand words and expressions about himself/herself and his/her local environment when the interlocutor is speaking slowly - CEFR A1.2.

Course contents

Basic structures of the language, Everyday situations, Discussing one's future, Work and Studies, On the telephone. Life in the Nordic countries.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Swedish for Beginners 1 (A1.1)

Additional information

Attendance is compulsory.

Recommended or required reading

We use the book: Vi ses! Svenska för nybörjare. By: Keränen, Lindroos & Peltola 2018, Otava. The book includes dialogues and exercises and is used both in the first and the second course in Swedish. Get the book before the first lecture!

Study activities

  • Lectures - 40 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 10 hours
  • Practical exercises - 10 hours
  • Small-group work - 10 hours
  • Individual studies - 55 hours
  • - 10 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 135 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 135 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Exams (written-, oral-, home-)
  • Demonstrations and proficiency exams
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

Attendance is mandatory at all time. The course grade is based on: Written exam 50% Oral test 25% Participation, assignments, mid-term test 25% Assignments and coursework 10%

Teacher

Huldén Barbara

Examiner

Huldén Barbara

Home page of the course

https://arcada.itslearning.com/

Group size

No limit (43 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

Until date 2019-09-30

Course enrolment period

2020-03-09 to 2020-04-05

Assessment methods

  • 2019-05-20 - Exams
  • 2019-05-22 - Demonstrations and presentations
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions
  • Date will be announced later - Other assignments
Room reservations
Date Time Room Title Description Organizer
2020-03-23 09:15 - 11:30 D4109 Swedish for Beginners II, Group A Huldén Barbara
2020-03-25 12:30 - 15:00 B518 Swedish for Beginners II, Group A Huldén Barbara
2020-04-06 09:15 - 11:30 D4109 Swedish for Beginners II, Group A Huldén Barbara
2020-04-08 12:30 - 15:00 B518 Swedish for Beginners II, Group A Huldén Barbara
2020-04-13 09:15 - 11:30 D4109 Swedish for Beginners II, Group A Huldén Barbara
2020-04-15 12:30 - 15:00 B518 Swedish for Beginners II, Group A Huldén Barbara
2020-04-20 09:15 - 11:30 D4109 Swedish for Beginners II, Group A Huldén Barbara
2020-04-22 12:30 - 15:00 B518 Swedish for Beginners II, Group A Huldén Barbara
2020-04-27 09:15 - 11:30 B518 Swedish for Beginners II, Group A Huldén Barbara
2020-04-29 12:30 - 15:00 B518 Swedish for Beginners II, Group A Huldén Barbara
2020-05-04 09:15 - 11:30 D4109 Swedish for Beginners II, Group A Huldén Barbara
2020-05-06 12:30 - 15:00 B518 Swedish for Beginners II, Group A Huldén Barbara
2020-05-11 09:15 - 11:30 D4109 Swedish for Beginners II, Group A Huldén Barbara
2020-05-13 12:30 - 15:00 B518 Swedish for Beginners II, Group A Huldén Barbara
2020-05-18 09:15 - 11:30 D4109 Swedish for Beginners II, Group A Huldén Barbara
2020-05-20 12:30 - 15:00 B518 Swedish for Beginners II, Group A Huldén Barbara

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