The course is included in these curricula and study modules
Type of course
Cycle/level of course
Recommended year of study
Total number of ECTS
3 GOOD HEALTH AND WELL-BEING
4 QUALITY EDUCATION
​​5 GENDER EQUALITY
8 DECENT WORK AND ECONOMIC GROWTH
10 REDUCED INEQUALITIES
At the end of the course the student is expected to
be able to...Knowledge - what you know
You show language awareness and know how oral and written communication in different media for various purposes and target groups work.
You have insight into writing and public speaking as creative processes, which require preparatory work, revision, and practice.
You differentiate text genres, and you can apply different reading strategies for different texts, critically evaluate and assimilate information.
You identify the impact reading novels have on your language skills, and the ability to widen your views literature provides you.
Skills - what you can do
You are familiar with and can write work life related text for various situations and target groups.
You can use and evaluate sources critically, and you are able to write scientific papers.
You can participate and contribute to meetings and conversations, and you can give presentations.
You can analyze content and give and receive constructive feedback, both orally and in text.
You understand the importance of good communication in work life, and you are striving to communicate in a good and efficient way.
You have a desire to find methods in order to continuously develop your language and communication skills.
Lectures given by teacher, seminars and groupwork. Written assignments, self-studies and learning outside the school environment.
​​Swedish and communication for native speakers contain the following examinations
Business and work-life communication​
Prerequisites and co-requisites
Swedish high school in Finland, or vocational studies in Swedish
Recommended or required reading
Ask, S., 2011, Hållbara texter : Grunderna i
Reuter, M., 2003, Översättning och språkriktighet
Reuter, M., 2015, Så här ska det låta
Svenska Skrivregler 2017
Mode of Delivery
Participation in tuition
Detailed information about exams, group work and individual assignments are presented in Itslearning.
Home page of the course
Assignments valid until
12 months after course has ended