The course takes place in period

  • 1 (2020-08-01 to 2020-10-25)
  • 2 (2020-10-26 to 2020-12-31)


General studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


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
in everyday situations.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is
to be able to

  • cope in routine everyday situations (orally,
    simple instructions, greetings)
  • be acquainted with the Swedish alphabet and
  • write very simple messages, for example
    personal data on a form
  • form simple sentences and questions in the
    present tense both orally and in writing
  • understand the essential information in very
    simple texts, as statements about someone
    (reading comprehension)
  • understand words and expressions when the
    interlocutor is speaking very slowly

Course contents

Basic structures of the language, pronunciation
Texts and dialogues
Focus is on nursing interactions

Prerequisites and co-requisites


Previous course names


Additional information

Attendance is compulsory.

Recommended or required reading

Teacher's own material which is all in

Selfstudies online

Study activities

  • Lectures - 40 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 10 hours
  • Practical exercises - 10 hours
  • Small-group work - 15 hours
  • Individual studies - 60 hours


  • 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-)

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 and 2 (50 %)
Spoken test (25 %)
Activity during the course, assignments (25
Presence is compulsory.


Sandell Magdalena


Sandell Magdalena

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

Until date 2021-05-15

Course enrolment period

2020-08-10 to 2020-09-06

Assessment methods

  • Date of examination will be announced later - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Other assignments

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