The course takes place in period

4 (2022-03-14 to 2022-07-31)

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
    nursing related terms without major difficulty.
  • have developed his/her reading skills and
    acquired essential nursing vocabulary.
    Listening
  • be able to understand the main points of
    standard speech on familiar matters regularly
    encountered at work, in school, at leisure.
    Spoken Production
  • be able to give clear, rather detailed
    descriptions about the organizational structure
    of a hospital, drugs, services and processes.
    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, taking histories

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Skill level B 1.1 (Common European Framework)

Additional information

Due dates are firm!

Attendance compulsory.

Recommended or required reading

One of a selection of novels (decided on first
meeting).

Other materials provided by lecturer.

Study activities

  • Lectures - 24 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 6 hours
  • Small-group work - 15 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 40 hours
  • Individual studies - 40 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 (exercises
and
classes).
Examination 2 Write a report using the correct
structure.
Examination 3 Produce a well-structured
summary or 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.
Reading comprehension up to 20%.
At least one oral presentation must be held in
order to pass the course.
Activity (attendance & exercises) 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

Group size

No limit (16 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Course enrolment period

2021-12-16 to 2022-03-31

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
2022-03-02 09:00 - 11:00 B522 English FV ONLINE - meeting link will be posted on itslearning Ray Jan-Anders
2022-03-02 12:00 - 14:00 B522 English FV Ray Jan-Anders
2022-03-11 10:00 - 11:00 English drop-in reception hour https://arcada.zoom.us/j/8401092702?pwd=RDR1YTVuTzhhZ2dTR3liRW9odnZ3QT09 Passcode: 2022:P3-4 Ray Jan-Anders
2022-03-14 10:00 - 12:00 B522 English FV Ray Jan-Anders
2022-03-18 10:00 - 11:00 English drop-in reception hour https://arcada.zoom.us/j/8401092702?pwd=RDR1YTVuTzhhZ2dTR3liRW9odnZ3QT09 Passcode: 2022:P3-4 Ray Jan-Anders
2022-03-22 08:00 - 10:00 English FV ONLINE - check link on itslearning Ray Jan-Anders
2022-03-25 10:00 - 11:00 English drop-in reception hour https://arcada.zoom.us/j/8401092702?pwd=RDR1YTVuTzhhZ2dTR3liRW9odnZ3QT09 Passcode: 2022:P3-4 Ray Jan-Anders
2022-03-30 10:00 - 12:00 B516 English FV Ray Jan-Anders
2022-03-31 10:00 - 11:00 English drop-in reception hour https://arcada.zoom.us/j/8401092702?pwd=RDR1YTVuTzhhZ2dTR3liRW9odnZ3QT09 Passcode: 2022:P3-4 Ray Jan-Anders
2022-04-06 10:00 - 12:00 B522 English FV Ray Jan-Anders
2022-04-07 10:00 - 11:00 English drop-in reception hour https://arcada.zoom.us/j/8401092702?pwd=RDR1YTVuTzhhZ2dTR3liRW9odnZ3QT09 Passcode: 2022:P3-4 Ray Jan-Anders
2022-04-12 08:00 - 10:00 B522 English FV Ray Jan-Anders
2022-04-14 10:00 - 11:00 English drop-in reception hour https://arcada.zoom.us/j/8401092702?pwd=RDR1YTVuTzhhZ2dTR3liRW9odnZ3QT09 Passcode: 2022:P3-4 Ray Jan-Anders
2022-04-26 08:00 - 11:00 B522 English FV Ray Jan-Anders
2022-04-28 09:00 - 10:00 English drop-in reception hour https://arcada.zoom.us/j/8401092702?pwd=RDR1YTVuTzhhZ2dTR3liRW9odnZ3QT09 Passcode: 2022:P3-4 Ray Jan-Anders
2022-05-03 08:30 - 10:00 B517 English FV Presentations (sign up for one group on itslearning) Ray Jan-Anders
2022-05-03 10:00 - 11:30 B517 English FV Presentations (sign up for one group on itslearning) Ray Jan-Anders
2022-05-03 11:30 - 13:00 B517 English FV Presentations (sign up for one group on itslearning) Ray Jan-Anders
2022-05-06 10:00 - 11:00 English drop-in reception hour https://arcada.zoom.us/j/8401092702?pwd=RDR1YTVuTzhhZ2dTR3liRW9odnZ3QT09 Passcode: 2022:P3-4 Ray Jan-Anders
2022-05-09 10:00 - 11:00 English drop-in reception hour https://arcada.zoom.us/j/8401092702?pwd=RDR1YTVuTzhhZ2dTR3liRW9odnZ3QT09 Passcode: 2022:P3-4 Ray Jan-Anders
2022-05-16 10:00 - 11:00 English drop-in reception hour https://arcada.zoom.us/j/8401092702?pwd=RDR1YTVuTzhhZ2dTR3liRW9odnZ3QT09 Passcode: 2022:P3-4 Ray Jan-Anders

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