Level/category

General studies

Teaching language

Swedish

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 introduce the basic elements of written and spoken communication, to train the student in language correctness, business communication and the specific language of his/her own vocational branch.

Learning outcomes

The student is able to use his/her mother tongue correctly in different communication situations. He/she is familiar with basic business communication and can independently produce documents related to his/her own vocational branch. He/she is aware of the importance of life long learning to improve his/her mother tongue.

Course contents

Written Communication, Commercial Vocabulary, Vocational Vocabulary, Information Retrieval, Meeting Technicalities, Literature

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Swedish as mother tongue or similar knowledge of Swedish.

Previous course names

Swedish, 2 cu

Additional information

More detailed programme for the course will be presented during the first lesson. Information Retrieval is a compulsory part of the course.

Recommended or required reading

Literature from a separate list, published on Blackboard

Study activities

  • Lectures - 60 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 15 hours
  • Small-group work - 9 hours
  • Individual studies - 44 hours
  • - 5 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 133 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Multiform education

Assessment methods

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

Teacher

Stolt Kerstin

Examiner

Stolt Kerstin

Home page of the course

https://arcada.itslearning.com/

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Assessment methods

  • Date of examination will be announced later - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Demonstrations and presentations
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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