The course is included in these curricula and study modules
- Distributed energy systems 2009 - General studies
- Distributed energy systems 2010 - General studies
- Distributed energy systems 2011 - General studies
- Distributed energy systems 2012 - General studies
- Distributed energy systems 2013 - General studies
- Environmental and energy engineering 2014 - General studies
- Environmental and energy engineering 2015 - General studies
- Environmental and energy engineering 2016 - General studies
- Environmental and energy engineering 2017 - General studies
- Environmental and energy engineering 2018 - General studies
- Environmental and energy engineering 2019 - General studies
- Environmental and energy engineering 2020 - General studies
Type of course
Cycle/level of course
Recommended year of study
Total number of ECTS
The aim of the course is:
- to improve spoken fluency in routine 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.
At the end of the course the student is
- be able to understand, interpret, and explain
terminology related to the field without major
- have developed his/her reading skills and
acquired vocabulary central to the field.
- be able to understand the main points of
standard speech on familiar matters regularly
encountered at work, in school and at leisure.
- be able to give clear, rather detailed
descriptions of technology and processes
connected to the trade.
- be able to interact with native speakers with
a high degree of fluency in customer-service,
negotiations and discussions.
- be able to give their personal details,
relate their education and work experience.
- be able to write a letter of application and
CV in an appropriate style.
- be familiar with e-mail and business writing
- be able to produce fundamental for the line
of business typical documents.
Social contacts, your place of work, work ethics,
current articles related to the field.
Prerequisites and co-requisites
Skill level B1.1 (Common European Framework)
Previous course names
Due dates are firm!
Recommended or required reading
Materials provided by lecturer.
- Lectures - 26 hours
- Excursions and demonstrations - 4 hours
- Practical exercises - 5 hours
- Project- and production work/artistic activities - 40 hours
- Individual studies - 40 hours
- Internet-based studies - 20 hours
- - 0 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
- Demonstrations and proficiency exams
- Essays, reports, productions and portfolio
Course grade is based on passing graded
assignments submitted as continual assessment
for the course.
To pass the course the student should pass the
Examination 1 Sufficient activity in education
(classes and exercises).
Examination 2 Write a report using the correct
Examination 3 Hold a presentation.
Examination 4 Produce a work application & CV
suitable to the field.
Examination 5 Write a comprehensive analysis of a
topic connected to the field of study.
Further smaller oral and written assignments
included as needed.
The examinations contribute to the final grade
Written assignments according to extent of
assignment up to max 25% each.
At least one oral presentation must be held in
order to pass the course.
Activity (attendance and exercises) affects
assessment to max 25%.
Home page of the course
Assignments valid until
12 months after course has ended
- 2018-05-31 - Demonstrations and presentations
- 2018-05-31 - Reports and productions