The course is included in these curricula and study modules


General studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

2 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is that the student will
learn the proper use of aids, such as traditional
and electronic dictionaries, thesauruses,
reference grammars, spell-checkers
and other reference materials for improving his or
her vocabulary and grammatical accuracy in
different professional situations.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to
be able to give oral information about own personal
data, qualifications and experience.

Course contents

Oral communication in professional situations

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Skill level B1 or higher (Common European Framework
for Languages)

Previous course names

The course does not have any previous names.

Recommended or required reading

Mattila, Heli; Ruusunen, Tuula; Uola, Kirsti.2006,
Viestinnän työkaluja AMK-opiskelijalle. Helsinki:
WSOY Oppimateriaalit Oy, 316 s. ISBN 951-0-30268-6.

Study activities

  • Lectures - 12 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 0 hours
  • Practical exercises - 12 hours
  • Individual studies - 34 hours
  • - 8 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 66 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 66 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

Oral presentation 30 %
PowerPoint or other illustration of the
to be distributed on Itslearning 10 %
Oral test 40 %


Herva Marja


Herva Marja

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

Until date 2015-05-30

Assessment methods

  • 2015-02-13 - Demonstrations and presentations
  • 2015-02-20 - Reports and productions
  • Date will be announced later - Other assignments

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