General studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course: the student knows the basic elements in written and oral communication. He/she has a linguistic knowledgness and is aware of the importance of continuous learning to improve his/her linguistic skills.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to use his/her mother tongue correctly in different communication situations. He/she is familiar with basic business communication and can independently produce documents related to his/her own vocational branch. He/she is aware of the importance of life long learning to improve his/her mother tongue.

Course contents

Written Communication, Commercial Vocabulary, Vocational Vocabulary, Information Retrieval, Meeting Technicalities, Literature.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Swedish as mother tongue or similar knowledge of Swedish.

Additional information

More detailed programme for the course will be presented during the first lesson.

Recommended or required reading

Reuter, Mikael 2006 Översättning och språkriktighet. Helsingfors : Svenska Språktjänst Ab
Svenska skrivregler 2001 Svenska språknämnden. Andra upplagan. Stockholm:Liber.

Study activities

  • Lectures - 15 hours
  • Excursions and demonstrations - 3 hours
  • Exercise based learning - 15 hours
  • Tuition managed by students but supervised by the teacher - 10 hours
  • Individual studies - 90 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 90 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 43 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Exams
  • Demonstrations and presentations
  • Reports and productions
  • Essays


Eklund Kaj


Eklund Kaj

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

Until date 2012-04-08

The timetable of the course

Närmare program ges då kursen börjar i november 2011.

Assessment methods

  • 2011-12-02 - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Demonstrations and presentations
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions
  • Date will be announced later - Essays

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