The course takes place in period

2 (2019-10-28 to 2019-12-31)

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 -discuss his/her studies, work and housing using a simple language -communicate orally in shop/café and restaurant settings -ask for directions and also give directions -use the numerals 1-1000 -write simple messages -tell an interlocutor about himself/herself, his/her family and hobbies talk about the weather/the days of the week/ the months of the year/the seasons of the year -manage simple oral situations where health is the issue -to form simple declarative sentences and questions in the present tense and the past tense both orally and in writing -understand simple texts and dialogues which deal with everyday life(reading comprehension) -understand words and expressions about himself/herself and his/her local environment when the interlocutor is speaking slowly - CEFR A1.2.

Course contents

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

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Swedish for Beginners 1, or CEFR A1.1

Previous course names

None

Additional information

Students are required to attend classes. Attendance is mandatory.

Recommended or required reading

We use the book: Vi ses! Svenska för nybörjare. By: Keränen, Lindroos & Peltola 2018, Otava. Available for example here: https://www.adlibris.com/fi/sv/bok/vi-ses-9789511310600 Get the book before the first lecture!

Study activities

  • Lectures - 20 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 10 hours
  • Practical exercises - 10 hours
  • Small-group work - 15 hours
  • Individual studies - 60 hours
  • Internet-based studies - 20 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

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

Assessment requirements

To pass the course the student should pass the following examinations: Examination 1 Written test Examination 2 Oral test Assignments Own activity Presence is compulsory The examinations contribute to the final grade as follows: oral test 25 % written test 50 % assignments and activity 25 %

Teacher

Sandell Magdalena

Examiner

Sandell Magdalena

Home page of the course

https://arcada.itslearning.com/

Group size

No limit (13 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

Until date 2020-05-30

Course enrolment period

2019-10-14 to 2019-11-10

Assessment methods

  • 2019-12-16 - Exams
  • 2019-12-13 - Demonstrations and presentations
Room reservations
Date Time Room Title Description Organizer
2019-10-28 09:15 - 11:30 B326 Swedish for Beginners II, Group B Sandell Magdalena
2019-10-30 12:30 - 15:00 B522 Swedish for Beginners II, Group B Sandell Magdalena
2019-11-04 09:15 - 11:30 Swedish for Beginners II, Group B Sandell Magdalena
2019-11-06 12:30 - 15:00 Swedish for Beginners II, Group B Sandell Magdalena
2019-11-11 09:15 - 11:30 B326 Swedish for Beginners II, Group B Sandell Magdalena
2019-11-13 12:30 - 15:00 B328 Swedish for Beginners II, Group B Sandell Magdalena
2019-11-18 09:15 - 11:30 B326 Swedish for Beginners II, Group B Sandell Magdalena
2019-11-20 12:30 - 15:00 B522 Swedish for Beginners II, Group B Sandell Magdalena
2019-11-25 09:15 - 11:30 B326 Swedish for Beginners II, Group B Sandell Magdalena
2019-11-27 12:30 - 15:00 B328 Swedish for Beginners II, Group B Sandell Magdalena
2019-12-02 09:15 - 11:30 B326 Swedish for Beginners II, Group B Sandell Magdalena
2019-12-04 12:30 - 15:00 B522 Swedish for Beginners II, Group B Sandell Magdalena
2019-12-11 12:30 - 15:00 B522 Swedish for Beginners II, Group B Sandell Magdalena
2019-12-13 17:30 - 19:00 Swedish for Beginners II, Group B Sandell Magdalena
2019-12-16 09:15 - 11:15 B518 Svenska för nybörjare 2 Sandell Magdalena
2019-12-16 12:30 - 14:00 B326 Swedish for Beginners II, Group B Swedish 2, Spoken test Sandell Magdalena
2020-01-16 09:15 - 12:00 B325 Re-exam Swedish Sandell Magdalena

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