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 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

Recommended or required reading

Reuter, M., 2003. Översättning och språkriktighet.
Reuter, M., 2015, Så här ska det låta
Svenska Skrivregler 2017
Literature from a separate

Study activities

  • Lectures - 40 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 20 hours
  • Practical exercises - 20 hours
  • Small-group work - 20 hours
  • Individual studies - 30 hours
  • - 5 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 135 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 135 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Multiform education

Assessment requirements

To pass the course the student should participate in
group work and pass the required examinations.


Sandell Magdalena


Sandell Magdalena

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

Until date 2021-12-31

The timetable of the course

Detaljerad tidtabell och utförligt kursprogram
presenteras vid det första
Detailed timetable to be distributed during the
first lesson.

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