The course is included in these curricula and study modules

The course takes place in period

1 (2019-08-01 to 2019-10-27)

Level/category

General studies

Teaching language

English

Type of course

Compulsory

Cycle/level of course

First

Recommended year of study

2

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The primary aim is to improve English communication skills for professional purposes.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to: - demonstrate oral and written competence in English based on the professional skills gained in media and culture production work. - demonstrate correct and stylistically appropriate use of English, both written and spoken. - write professional documents (business letters, work applications, project proposals/offers, press release, reports) to promote career prospects. - present professional subjects, both orally and in writing, in correct and appropriate language - deliver an oral presentation on a professional topic using appropriate IT tools, e.g. PowerPoint.

Course contents

Formal vs. informal English; spoken and written usage in the professional context; presentations in English; professional writing (business letters, work applications project proposals/offers, press releases, reports).

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Skill level B1.1 (Common European Framework)

Additional information

Assignments must be handed in BEFORE deadlines. Coursework Tasks are mostly completed IN CLASS and are also subject to published deadlines. Attendance compulsory.

Recommended or required reading

Materials provided by lecturer.

Study activities

  • Lectures - 30 hours
  • Small-group work - 15 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 35 hours
  • Individual studies - 35 hours
  • - 20 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

Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

Assessment is based on completion and submission of all graded assignments and Tasks (80% of course grade), coursework, attendance/participation in classes (20% course grade). Attendance is compulsory All assessed Assignments and Tasks are published in Itslearning. To pass the course the student should pass the following assignments: 1 Sufficient attendance in classes. 2 Deliver a presentation in relation to a production assignment or web portfolio. 3 Produce a work application suitable to the field. 4 Write a report using the correct structure. Each assignment as well as tasks completed during the course and attendance contribute to the final course grade.

Teacher

Kimberley Nigel

Examiner

Kimberley Nigel

Home page of the course

https://arcada.itslearning.com/

Group size

No limit (38 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

Until date 2019-11-01

Course enrolment period

2019-08-12 to 2019-09-08

Assessment methods

Date will be announced later - Reports and productions
Room reservations
Date Time Room Title Description Organizer
2019-09-02 09:15 - 12:00 F249 Engelska (MK) Kimberley Nigel
2019-09-09 09:15 - 12:00 D4106 Engelska (MK) Kimberley Nigel
2019-09-16 09:15 - 12:00 E383 Engelska (MK) Kimberley Nigel
2019-09-23 09:15 - 12:00 E383 Engelska (MK) Kimberley Nigel
2019-09-30 09:15 - 12:00 E383 Engelska (MK) Kimberley Nigel
2019-10-07 09:15 - 12:00 D4107-08 Engelska (MK) Kimberley Nigel
2019-10-14 09:15 - 12:00 Engelska (MK) Kimberley Nigel
2019-10-21 09:15 - 12:00 Engelska (MK) Kimberley Nigel
2019-10-23 14:15 - 17:00 E383 Engelska (MK) Kimberley Nigel
2019-10-25 09:15 - 14:00 B323 Engelska (MK) Kimberley Nigel

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