The course takes place in period

  • 1 (2019-08-01 to 2019-10-27)
  • 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 give the student basic knowledge of the Swedish language and how to use it in everyday situations.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to - cope in routine everyday situations (orally, simple instructions, greetings) - be acquainted with the Swedish alphabet and pronunciation - write very simple messages, for example personal data on a form - form simple sentences and questions in the present tense both orally and in writing - understand the essential information in very simple texts, as statements about someone (reading comprehension) - understand words and expressions when the interlocutor is speaking very slowly

Course contents

Basic structures of the language, pronunciation and vocabulary Texts and dialogues Focus is on nursing interactions

Prerequisites and co-requisites

None

Previous course names

None

Additional information

Attendance is compulsory.

Recommended or required reading

Teacher's own material which is all in Itslearning Recommended: Vi ses! Svenska för nybörjare (Keränen, Lindroos & Peltola 2018) Rivstart A1+A2 Övningsbok (Levy Scherrer & Lindemalm 2011)

Study activities

  • Lectures - 10 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 25 hours
  • Practical exercises - 20 hours
  • Small-group work - 15 hours
  • Individual studies - 65 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

  • Exams (written-, oral-, home-)

Assessment requirements

Attendance is mandatory (at least 75% in order to attend the exams), because we practice pronunciation, interaction and your spoken skills during the lectures. To pass the course the student should pass the following examinations: Written examination 1 and 2 (50 %) Spoken test (25 %) Activity during the course, assignments (25 %) Presence is compulsory.

Teacher

Sandell Magdalena

Examiner

Sandell Magdalena

Home page of the course

https://arcada.itslearning.com/

Group size

No limit (38 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

Until date 2018-05-15

Course enrolment period

2019-08-12 to 2019-09-08

Assessment methods

  • 2018-11-26 - Exams
  • 2018-11-29 - Other assignments
Room reservations
Date Time Room Title Description Organizer
2019-09-02 12:30 - 15:00 D4109 Nursing Swedish Sandell Magdalena
2019-09-05 12:45 - 15:30 B320 Nursing Swedish Sandell Magdalena
2019-09-09 12:30 - 15:00 D4109 Nursing Swedish Sandell Magdalena
2019-09-19 12:45 - 15:30 B320 Nursing Swedish Sandell Magdalena
2019-09-24 14:00 - 16:00 B518 Nursing Swedish Sandell Magdalena
2019-10-01 12:30 - 15:00 A311 Nursing Swedish Sandell Magdalena
2019-10-03 12:30 - 15:00 A311 Nursing Swedish Sandell Magdalena
2019-10-07 12:30 - 15:00 D4107-08 Nursing Swedish Sandell Magdalena
2019-10-17 12:45 - 15:30 B522 Nursing Swedish Sandell Magdalena
2019-10-31 12:30 - 15:00 D4107-08 Nursing Swedish Sandell Magdalena
2019-11-12 12:45 - 15:00 D173 Nursing Swedish Sandell Magdalena
2019-11-26 12:30 - 14:45 D4106 Nursing Swedish Sandell Magdalena
2019-11-27 09:15 - 12:00 B518 Nursing Swedish Sandell Magdalena
2019-12-09 10:00 - 12:00 F249 Swedish written exam Sandell Magdalena
2019-12-09 12:00 - 13:00 B327 Nursing Swedish, Spoken test Sandell Magdalena
2020-01-16 09:15 - 12:00 B325 Re-exam Swedish Sandell Magdalena

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