The course takes place in period

3 (2020-01-01 to 2020-03-22)

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 field- related interaction. - 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 the field without major difficulty. - have developed his/her reading skills and acquired vocabulary central to the field. Listening - be able to understand the main points of standard speech on familiar matters regularly encountered at work, in school and at leisure. Spoken Production - be able to give clear, rather detailed descriptions of technology and processes connected to the trade. Spoken Interaction - be able to interact with native speakers with a high degree of fluency in customer-service, negotiations and discussions. 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 line of business typical documents.

Course contents

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)

Additional information

Due dates are firm! Attendance compulsory.

Recommended or required reading

Material provided by the lecturer.

Study activities

  • Lectures - 28 hours
  • Excursions and demonstrations - 3 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 3 hours
  • Small-group work - 6 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 15 hours
  • Individual studies - 70 hours
  • Internet-based studies - 10 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

  • Demonstrations and proficiency exams
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

To pass the course the student should pass the following examinations: Examination 1 Sufficient activity (classes and exercises). Examination 2 Write a report using the correct structure. Examination 3 Produce a well-structured analysis or summary. 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. Attendance and activity up to max 20% and is preliminarily graded accordingly: 40-45% 1 46-51% 1,5 52-58% 2 59-65% 2,5 66-73% 3 74-80% 3,5 81-87% 4 88-93% 4,5 94-100% 5

Teacher

Ray Jan-Anders

Examiner

Ray Jan-Anders

Home page of the course

http://elearning.arcada.fi

Group size

No limit (26 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Course enrolment period

2019-12-24 to 2020-01-20

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
2020-01-13 12:00 - 14:00 B522 Engelska SI Ray Jan-Anders
2020-01-15 08:15 - 10:00 B522 Engelska SI Ray Jan-Anders
2020-01-20 12:00 - 14:00 B522 Engelska SI Ray Jan-Anders
2020-01-22 08:15 - 10:00 B522 Engelska SI Ray Jan-Anders
2020-01-27 12:00 - 14:00 B522 Engelska SI Ray Jan-Anders
2020-01-29 08:15 - 10:00 B522 Engelska SI Ray Jan-Anders
2020-02-03 10:00 - 12:00 B522 Engelska SI Ray Jan-Anders
2020-02-05 08:15 - 10:00 E387 Engelska SI Ray Jan-Anders
2020-02-10 10:00 - 12:00 B522 Engelska SI Ray Jan-Anders
2020-02-12 08:15 - 10:00 B522 Engelska SI Ray Jan-Anders
2020-02-19 08:15 - 10:00 B522 Engelska SI Ray Jan-Anders
2020-02-26 08:15 - 10:00 B522 Engelska SI Ray Jan-Anders
2020-03-02 10:00 - 12:00 B522 Engelska SI Ray Jan-Anders
2020-03-16 08:00 - 09:30 B517 Engelska SI Ray Jan-Anders
2020-04-23 12:00 - 13:30 B517 Engelska SI Ray Jan-Anders
2020-04-23 13:30 - 15:00 B517 Engelska SI Ray Jan-Anders
2020-04-23 15:00 - 16:30 B517 Engelska SI Ray Jan-Anders

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