The course takes place in period

2 (2019-10-28 to 2019-12-31)

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 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 to: Reading - be able to understand, interpret, and explain terminology related to occupational therapy without major difficulty. - have developed his/her reading skills and acquired essential vocabulary to support communication in a professional context. Listening - be able to understand the main points of standard speech on familiar matters regularly encountered at work, in school, at leisure. Spoken Production - to give clear, rather detailed descriptions about services or processes, can give instructions to clients. Spoken Interaction - be able to interact with native speakers with a high degree of fluency in customer-service, negotiations and debates. Writing - 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 etiquette. - 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, collecting client information

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Skill level B1.1 (Common European Framework)

Previous course names

SO-1-003 (0) English (5 cr)

Recommended or required reading

One of the following novels: Look Me in The Eye, John Robinson My Stroke of Insight, Jill Bolte Taylor Thinking in Pictures,Temple Grandin Left Neglected, Lisa Genova As We Are Now, Mary Sarton Still Alice, Lisa Genova So Many Everests, Victoria & Diana Webster Additional material provided by lecturer

Study activities

  • Lectures - 22 hours
  • Excursions and demonstrations - 12 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 20 hours
  • Individual studies - 60 hours
  • Internet-based studies - 20 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 134 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 134 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 Activity (exercises and classes). Examination 2 Write a report using the correct structure. Examination 3 Produce a well-structured summary (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 as follows: Written assignments according to extent of assignment up to 25% each. At least one oral presentation must be held in order to pass the course. Activity 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

Teacher

Ray Jan-Anders

Examiner

Ray Jan-Anders

Home page of the course

https://arcada.itslearning.com/

Group size

No limit (15 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Course enrolment period

2019-10-14 to 2019-11-10

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
2019-10-28 12:00 - 14:00 B522 English (OT) Ray Jan-Anders
2019-10-29 08:00 - 09:30 B522 English (OT) Ray Jan-Anders
2019-11-04 12:00 - 14:00 B522 English (OT) Ray Jan-Anders
2019-11-06 10:00 - 12:00 B522 English (OT) Ray Jan-Anders
2019-11-11 12:00 - 14:00 B522 English (OT) Ray Jan-Anders
2019-11-13 12:00 - 14:00 B522 English (OT) Ray Jan-Anders
2019-11-25 09:00 - 12:00 B522 English (OT) Ray Jan-Anders
2019-12-02 12:00 - 14:00 B522 English (OT) Ray Jan-Anders
2019-12-04 10:00 - 12:00 English (OT) Ray Jan-Anders
2019-12-16 10:00 - 11:30 English (OT) Ray Jan-Anders
2019-12-16 12:00 - 13:30 B517 English (OT) Ray Jan-Anders
2019-12-16 13:30 - 15:00 B517 English (OT) Ray Jan-Anders

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