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Teaching language


Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is to focus on the exposure to and practice of general language functions, both in spoken and written language (= CEFR A.1.2)

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to tell something about himself or herself, his/her family and hobbies - form simple sentences and questions in the present tense - talk about their studies and work and living using a simple language

Course contents

Basic grammatical structures, such as the plural of nouns and the past tense ( preteritum). Pronunciation and vocabulary. Texts and dialogues. The Swedish culture in both Finland and Sweden.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Swedish for Beginners 1 (or level A.1.1)

Recommended or required reading

Vi ses! Svenska för nybörjare. Keränen, Marit - Lindroos, Camilla - Peltola, Katja Teacher's own material.

Study activities

  • Lectures - 8 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 25 hours
  • Practical exercises - 25 hours
  • Individual studies - 75 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 133 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 exam Examination 2 oral exam Obligatory assignments The examinations contribute to the final grade as follows: Oral exam 25 % Written exam 50 % Assignments & active attendance in class 25 %


Sandell Magdalena


Sandell Magdalena

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

Until date 2020-05-30

The timetable of the course

Kursen startar 28.10.2019 och slutar 19.12.2019 The course starts on 28th October and ends on 19th December 2019.

Assessment methods

  • Date of examination will be announced later - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Demonstrations and presentations

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