The course takes place in period

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


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 fluency in routine customer-
service situations in the field.
- 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.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected
- be able to understand, interpret, and explain
nursing related terms without major difficulty.
- have developed his/her reading skills and
acquired essential nursing vocabulary.
- be able to understand the main points of
standard speech on familiar matters regularly
encountered at work, in school, at leisure.
Spoken Production
- be able to give clear, rather detailed
descriptions about the organizational structure
of a hospital, drugs, services and processes.
Spoken Interaction
- be able to interact with native speakers with
high degree of fluency in customer-service,
negotiations and debates.
- be able to give their personal details, relate
their education and work experience.
- be able to write a letter of application and
in an appropriate style.
- be familiar with e-mail and business writing
- be able to produce fundamental for the field
typical documents.

Course contents

Social contacts, your place of work, work ethics,
current articles related to the field, taking

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Skill level B1.1 (Common European Framework)

Additional information

Due dates are firm!

Attendance compulsory.

Recommended or required reading

One of the following novels (decided on first

Look Me in The Eye by John Robinson
My Stroke of Insight by Jill Bolte Taylor
Thinking in Pictures by Temple Grandin
Left Neglected by Lisa Genova
As We Are Now by Mary Sarton
So Many Eversts by Diana Webster
Still Alice by Lisa Genova

Other materials provided by lecturer

Study activities

  • Lectures - 24 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 6 hours
  • Small-group work - 15 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 40 hours
  • Individual studies - 40 hours
  • Internet-based studies - 10 hours


  • 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

  • Demonstrations and proficiency exams
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

To pass the course the student should pass the
following examinations:
Examination 1 Sufficient activity (exercises and
Examination 2 Write a report using the correct
Examination 3 Produce a well-structured summary
or analysis.
Examination 4 Hold a presentation.
Examination 5 Produce a work application & CV
suitable to the field.

Further smaller oral and written assignments may
be included as needed.

The examinations contribute to the final grade
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.
Activity (attendance & exercises) up to 20% and
is graded accordingly:
59-62% 1
63-67% 1,5
68-72% 2
73-77% 2,5
78-81% 3
82-86% 3,5
87-91% 4
92-96% 4,5
97-100% 5


  • Kimberley Nigel
  • Ray Jan-Anders


Ray Jan-Anders

Group size

No limit (23 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Course enrolment period

2020-03-09 to 2020-04-05

Assessment methods

  • Date will be announced later - Demonstrations and presentations
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions
Room reservations
Date Time Room Title Description Organizer
2020-03-25 12:00 - 14:00 English First meeting, online class for all groups Ray Jan-Anders
2020-03-31 13:00 - 15:00 Engelska BMHV Kimberley Nigel
Ray Jan-Anders
2020-04-09 10:00 - 12:00 Engelska zoom Kimberley Nigel
Ray Jan-Anders
2020-04-16 10:00 - 12:00 Engelska zoom Kimberley Nigel
Ray Jan-Anders
2020-04-24 10:00 - 12:00 Engelska zoom Kimberley Nigel
Ray Jan-Anders
2020-04-27 12:15 - 14:00 Engelska BMHV Zoom Ray Jan-Anders
2020-05-04 12:00 - 14:00 Engelska BMHV/SJ/FV Zoom Ray Jan-Anders
2020-05-11 12:15 - 14:00 Engelska BMHV Zoom Ray Jan-Anders
2020-05-18 10:00 - 12:00 Engelska BMHV/SJ/FV Zoom Ray Jan-Anders
2020-05-25 08:30 - 10:00 Engelska BMHV Ray Jan-Anders
2020-05-25 10:00 - 11:30 Engelska BMHV Ray Jan-Anders
2020-05-25 11:30 - 13:00 Engelska BMHV Ray Jan-Anders
2020-05-25 13:00 - 14:30 Engelska BMHV Ray Jan-Anders

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