Level/category

General studies

Teaching language

Finnish

Type of course

Compulsory

Recommended year of study

1

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim is to develop the students oral and writing skills in a professional context. The course also aims to give the student skills to use Finnish in health care contexts (writing documents in Finnish, attending meetings, giving presentations, using texts and vocabulary).

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to write documents within the own working area, letters of application, reports, notices and instructions. The student is also expected to be able to act socially and take part in meetings and to present professional subjects. At the end of the course the student is expected to have the language proficiency in Finnish required in the civil service in bilingual municipalities and needed to support his or her professional development.

Course contents

Oral communication Presentations Meetings Letters of application and CV Notices and instructions Reports Grammar and usage Finnish culture and literature

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Level B1 (Common European Framework for Languages).

Recommended or required reading

Material distributed by the teacher.

Study activities

  • Lectures - 53 hours
  • Excursions and demonstrations - 8 hours
  • Exercise based learning - 44 hours
  • Tuition managed by students but supervised by the teacher - 10 hours
  • Individual studies - 18 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 18 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 115 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Exams
  • Demonstrations and presentations

Assessment requirements

Written assignments 20% Oral presentation 20% Exam 30% Oral test 30%

Teacher

Lehtola Minna

Examiner

Lehtola Minna

Home page of the course

https://arcada.itslearning.com/

Group size

No limit

Course completion date

Date for course completion will be announced later

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Assessment methods

  • 2012-05-24 - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Demonstrations and presentations

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