The course takes place in period

3 (2021-01-01 to 2021-03-21)

Level/category

General studies

Teaching language

English

Type of course

Compulsory

Cycle/level of course

First

Recommended year of study

1

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is:

  • to improve spoken fluency in routine field-
    related interaction.
  • to develop the student's ability to interpret
    and comprehend authentic English text.
  • to develop fluency in both spoken and written
    language for various purposes, with focus on
    the field of study.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is
expected to:
Reading

  • be able to understand, interpret, and explain
    terminology related to the field without major
    difficulty.
  • have developed his/her reading skills and
    acquired vocabulary central to the field.
    Listening
  • be able to understand the main points of
    standard speech on familiar matters regularly
    encountered at work, in school and at leisure.
    Spoken Production
  • be able to give clear, rather detailed
    descriptions of technology and processes
    connected to the trade.
    Spoken Interaction
  • be able to interact with native speakers with
    a high degree of fluency in customer-service,
    negotiations and discussions.
    Writing
  • be able to give their personal details,
    relate their education and work experience.
  • be able to write a letter of application and
    CV in an appropriate style.
  • be familiar with e-mail and business writing
    etiquette.
  • be able to produce fundamental for the line
    of business typical documents.

Course contents

Social contacts, your place of work, work ethics,
current articles related to the field.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Skill level B1.1 (Common European Framework)

Previous course names

None

Additional information

Due dates are firm!
Attendance compulsory.

Recommended or required reading

Materials provided by lecturer.

Study activities

  • Lectures - 26 hours
  • Excursions and demonstrations - 4 hours
  • Practical exercises - 5 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 40 hours
  • Individual studies - 40 hours
  • Internet-based studies - 20 hours
  • - 0 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

  • Demonstrations and proficiency exams
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

Course grade is based on passing graded
assignments submitted as continual assessment
for the course.
To pass the course the student should pass the
following examinations:
Examination 1 Sufficient activity in education
(classes and exercises).
Examination 2 Write a report using the correct
structure.
Examination 3 Hold a presentation.
Examination 4 Produce a work application & CV
suitable to the field.
Examination 5 Write a comprehensive analysis of a
topic connected to the field of study.

Further smaller oral and written assignments
included as needed.

The examinations contribute to the final grade
as follows:
Written assignments according to extent of
assignment up to max 25% each.

At least one oral presentation must be held in
order to pass the course.

Activity (attendance and exercises) affects
assessment to max 25%.

Teacher

Ray Jan-Anders

Examiner

Ray Jan-Anders

Group size

No limit (34 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Course enrolment period

2020-12-24 to 2021-01-20

Assessment methods

  • 2018-05-31 - Demonstrations and presentations
  • 2018-05-31 - Reports and productions
Room reservations
Date Time Room Title Description Organizer
2021-01-11 12:00 - 14:00 Professional English for Environmental and Energy Engineering Ray Jan-Anders
2021-01-13 11:00 - 13:00 Professional English for Environmental and Energy Engineering Ray Jan-Anders
2021-01-15 11:00 - 12:00 English drop-in support Ray Jan-Anders
2021-01-18 14:00 - 15:00 Professional English for Environmental and Energy Engineering My Future Work - Workshop: Not another LinkedIn webinar! Networking for students Ray Jan-Anders
2021-01-19 14:00 - 15:00 Professional English for Environmental and Energy Engineering My Future Work - Workshop: Using your international background as your biggest selling point. Ray Jan-Anders
2021-01-20 12:00 - 14:00 Professional English for Environmental and Energy Engineering Ray Jan-Anders
2021-01-20 14:00 - 14:30 Professional English for Environmental and Energy Engineering My Future Work - Workshop: How to create a student profile in Arcada Job Portal Ray Jan-Anders
2021-01-22 12:00 - 13:00 English drop-in support Ray Jan-Anders
2021-01-25 12:00 - 14:00 Professional English for Environmental and Energy Engineering Ray Jan-Anders
2021-01-26 13:00 - 14:00 Professional English for Environmental and Energy Engineering My Future Work - Meet & Greet för studenter for students. Ray Jan-Anders
2021-01-29 12:00 - 13:00 English drop-in support Ray Jan-Anders
2021-02-01 12:00 - 14:00 Professional English for Environmental and Energy Engineering Ray Jan-Anders
2021-02-05 13:00 - 14:00 English drop-in support Ray Jan-Anders
2021-02-08 12:00 - 14:00 Professional English for Environmental and Energy Engineering Ray Jan-Anders
2021-02-09 10:00 - 12:00 Professional English for Environmental and Energy Engineering Ray Jan-Anders
2021-02-12 12:00 - 13:00 English drop-in support Ray Jan-Anders
2021-02-15 12:00 - 14:00 Professional English for Environmental and Energy Engineering Ray Jan-Anders
2021-02-17 11:00 - 13:00 Professional English for Environmental and Energy Engineering Ray Jan-Anders
2021-02-19 12:00 - 13:00 English drop-in support Ray Jan-Anders
2021-02-22 12:00 - 14:00 Professional English for Environmental and Energy Engineering Ray Jan-Anders
2021-03-02 08:30 - 10:30 Professional English for Environmental and Energy Engineering Presentations Ray Jan-Anders
2021-03-02 10:30 - 12:30 Professional English for Environmental and Energy Engineering Presentations Ray Jan-Anders
2021-03-02 12:30 - 14:30 Professional English for Environmental and Energy Engineering Presentations Ray Jan-Anders
2021-03-03 08:30 - 10:30 Professional English for Environmental and Energy Engineering Presentations Ray Jan-Anders
2021-03-03 10:30 - 12:30 Professional English for Environmental and Energy Engineering Presentations Ray Jan-Anders
2021-03-03 12:30 - 14:30 Professional English for Environmental and Energy Engineering Presentations Ray Jan-Anders
2021-03-04 13:00 - 14:00 English drop-in support Ray Jan-Anders
2021-03-12 10:00 - 12:00 Professional English for Environmental and Energy Engineering Presentations Ray Jan-Anders
2021-03-12 12:00 - 13:00 English drop-in support Ray Jan-Anders
2021-03-19 11:00 - 12:00 English drop-in support Ray Jan-Anders

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