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.

Recommended or required reading

Reuter, Mikael 2006 Översättning och språkriktighet. Helsingfors: Svensk språktjänst Ab

Svenska skrivregler 2001 Svenska språknämnden Andra upplagan. Stokholm:Liber ISBN...

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 2006-12-15

The timetable of the course

Exakt program ges då kursen börjar. Tiderna finns utsatta i ARBS.

Assessment methods

  • 2008-10-20 - 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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