The course takes place in period

1 (2021-08-01 to 2021-10-24)

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 primary aim is to improve English communication skills for
professional purposes.
Media content produced in other courses is compiled and used to
develop professional competences in English.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to:

  • demonstrate oral and written competence in English based on the
    professional skills gained in media and culture production work.
  • demonstrate correct and stylistically appropriate use of English,
    both written and spoken.
  • write professional documents (business letters, work applications,
    project proposals/offers, press release, reports) to promote career
    prospects.
  • present professional subjects, both orally and in writing, in correct
    and appropriate language
  • deliver an oral presentation on a professional topic using
    appropriate IT tools, e.g. PowerPoint.

Course contents

Formal vs. informal English; spoken and written usage in the
professional context; presentations in English; professional writing
(business letters, work applications project proposals/offers, press
releases, reports).

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Skill level B1.1 (Common European Framework)

Additional information

Assignments must be handed in BEFORE deadlines. Coursework
Tasks are mostly completed IN CLASS and are also subject to
published deadlines.
Attendance compulsory.

Recommended or required reading

Materials provided by lecturer.

Study activities

  • Lectures - 30 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 5 hours
  • Practical exercises - 20 hours
  • Small-group work - 20 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 20 hours
  • Individual studies - 40 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

Assessment is based on completion and submission of all graded
assignments and Tasks (80% of course grade), coursework,
attendance/participation in classes (20% course grade).
Attendance is compulsory

To pass the course the student should pass the following
assignments:
1 Sufficient attendance in classes.
2 Deliver a presentation in relation to a production assignment or web
portfolio.
3 Produce a work application suitable to the field.
4 Write a report using the correct structure.

Each assignment as well as tasks completed during the course and
attendance contribute to the final course grade.

All assessed Assignments and Tasks are published in Itslearning.

Teacher

Kimberley Nigel

Examiner

Kimberley Nigel

Group size

No limit (23 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Course enrolment period

2021-08-09 to 2021-09-05

Assessment methods

  • Date will be announced later - Demonstrations and presentations
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions
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