The course takes place in period

1 (2019-08-01 to 2019-10-27)

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) -be acquainted with the Swedish alphabet -write very simple messages (e.g. filling in one's personal data on a form) -to form simple declarative sentences and questions in the present tense both orally and in writing -understand simple statements about himself/herself (reading comprehension) -grasp the essential information in simple texts which deal with everyday life (reading comprehension) -understand words and expressions about himself/herself and his/her local environment when the interlocutor is speaking very slowly

Course contents

Basic structures of the language, pronunciation and vocabulary. Texts and dialogues Culture and the Nordic countries

Prerequisites and co-requisites

None. The level of this course is CEFR A1.1.

Previous course names

None

Additional information

Attendance in classes is compulsory.

Recommended or required reading

We use the book: Vi ses! Svenska för nybörjare. By: Keränen, Lindroos & Peltola 2018, Otava. You can buy it in the bookstore Suomalainen kirjakauppa in Arabia or online, for example here: https://www.adlibris.com/fi/sv/bok/vi-ses-9789511310600 The book includes dialogues and exercises and is used both in the first and the second course in Swedish. Get the book before the first lecture!

Study activities

  • Lectures - 20 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 5 hours
  • Practical exercises - 20 hours
  • Individual studies - 88 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 133 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Exams (written-, oral-, home-)
  • Demonstrations and proficiency exams

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 (50 %) Spoken test (25 %) Activity during the course, assignments (25 %) Presence is compulsory. The exams are only for a student who has been present at the course.

Teacher

Sandell Magdalena

Examiner

Sandell Magdalena

Home page of the course

https://arcada.itslearning.com/

Group size

No limit (17 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

Until date 2019-12-20

Course enrolment period

2019-08-12 to 2019-09-08

Assessment methods

  • 2019-10-23 - Exams
  • 2019-10-20 - Demonstrations and presentations
Room reservations
Date Time Room Title Description Organizer
2019-09-02 09:15 - 11:30 B326 Swedish for Beginners I, Group B Sandell Magdalena
2019-09-04 09:15 - 11:30 B522 Swedish for Beginners I, Group B Sandell Magdalena
2019-09-09 10:15 - 11:45 B327 Swedish for Beginners I, Group B Sandell Magdalena
2019-09-11 12:30 - 15:00 B328 Swedish for Beginners I, Group B Sandell Magdalena
2019-09-16 09:15 - 11:30 B522 Swedish for Beginners I, Group B Sandell Magdalena
2019-09-18 12:30 - 15:00 B522 Swedish for Beginners I, Group B Sandell Magdalena
2019-09-23 09:15 - 11:30 B522 Swedish for Beginners I, Group B Sandell Magdalena
2019-09-25 12:30 - 15:00 B328 Swedish for Beginners I, Group B Sandell Magdalena
2019-09-30 09:15 - 11:30 B522 Swedish for Beginners I, Group B Sandell Magdalena
2019-10-02 12:30 - 15:00 B328 Swedish for Beginners I, Group B Sandell Magdalena
2019-10-07 09:15 - 11:30 B522 Swedish for Beginners I, Group B Sandell Magdalena
2019-10-09 12:30 - 15:00 B328 Swedish for Beginners I, Group B Sandell Magdalena
2019-10-14 09:15 - 11:30 B522 Swedish for Beginners I, Group B Sandell Magdalena
2019-10-16 12:30 - 15:00 B328 Swedish for Beginners I, Group B Sandell Magdalena
2019-10-21 09:15 - 11:30 B327 Swedish for Beginners I, Group B Sandell Magdalena
2019-10-23 12:30 - 14:30 B328 Swedish for Beginners I, Group B Sandell Magdalena

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