The course takes place in period

1 (2022-08-01 to 2022-10-23)

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

Skills ? what you can do
You can manage simple everyday life situations
both orally and in text in Swedish
? You can introduce yourself and others and
explain things about your family, where you live,
what you are doing and what you like.
? You can understand short texts and write
simple messages.
? You can form short sentences and questions
both orally and in writing.
? You understand speech relating to everyday
themes when the person speaks slowly and clearly.

Attitude
Learning a beginner's language is easier when you
take part teaching sessions and get to practice
and speak the language. Attendance is mandatory,
on campus and/or or online learning.

Learning outcomes

You learn pronunciation, basic vocabulary for
everyday situation and simple grammar
· Verbs in infinitive, present tense and
imperative
· Nouns in singular
· Numbers, dates and time
· Vocabulary: events during a day, family
life, food, work and hobbies
· You have an insight in the Swedish
language as a joining factor in the Nordic
countries

Course contents

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

Prerequisites and co-requisites

This is a beginner's course in Swedish. No previous
knowledge is required. The level of the course is
CEFR A1.1.

Previous course names

None

Additional information

Attendance in classes is compulsory.

Recommended or required reading

The teacher shares course material in Itslearning.

We recommend the students to get this book:
Vi ses! Svenska för nybörjare.
By: Keränen, Lindroos & Peltola 2018, Otava.

The book includes dialogues and exercises and is
also used in the following Swedish course at
Arcada.

Study activities

  • Lectures - 32 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 5 hours
  • Practical exercises - 20 hours
  • Small-group work - 20 hours
  • Individual studies - 58 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 135 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 135 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Supported virtual education

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 (50 %)
Spoken test (25 %)
Activity during the course, assignments (25 %)

Presence is compulsory.

Teacher

  • Huldén Barbara
  • Sandell Magdalena

Examiner

Sandell Magdalena

Group size

No limit (26 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

Until date 2022-12-20

Course enrolment period

2022-04-25 to 2023-07-31

Assessment methods

2022-10-19 - Exams

Room reservations
Date Time Room Title Description Organizer
2022-08-29 08:30 - 10:00 Swedish for Beginners 1 NOTE! ZOOM ONLY! Link in Itslearning Sandell Magdalena
2022-08-31 14:15 - 16:00 D4109 Swedish for Beginners 1 Note! The lesson is held on Zoom! Sandell Magdalena
2022-09-05 08:30 - 10:00 D4109 Swedish for Beginners 1 Sandell Magdalena
2022-09-07 13:15 - 14:45 D4109 Swedish for Beginners 1 Sandell Magdalena
2022-09-12 08:30 - 10:00 Swedish for Beginners 1 Assignment, no lecture. Sandell Magdalena
2022-09-19 08:30 - 10:00 B522 Swedish for Beginners 1 Sandell Magdalena
2022-09-20 16:00 - 17:30 B320 Swedish for Beginners 1 Sandell Magdalena
2022-09-26 08:30 - 10:00 D4109 Swedish for Beginners 1 Sandell Magdalena
2022-09-28 14:15 - 16:00 B522 Swedish for Beginners 1 Sandell Magdalena
2022-10-03 08:30 - 10:00 B518 Swedish for Beginners 1 Sandell Magdalena
2022-10-05 14:15 - 16:00 B522 Swedish for Beginners 1 Sandell Magdalena
2022-10-10 08:30 - 10:00 B518 Swedish for Beginners 1 Sandell Magdalena
2022-10-12 15:00 - 16:30 B522 Swedish for Beginners 1 Sandell Magdalena
2022-10-17 08:30 - 10:00 D4109 Swedish for Beginners 1 Sandell Magdalena
2022-10-19 12:30 - 16:00 B522 Swedish for Beginners 1 Exam. 90 min written exam + 15 min individual spoken exam. Sandell Magdalena

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