The course is included in these curricula and study modules

The course takes place in period

4 (2023-03-20 to 2023-07-31)


General studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The student improves her/his lingual awareness and develops tools
for different types of writing.

Learning outcomes

After the course the student is able to
1.Create different type of text and use the process writing
2.Use language and communicative strategies in various
communication situations
3.Know where and how he/she continuously can improve the
communicative knowledge, use dictionaries, handbooks and it-
4.Identify different types of errors and explain the reasons
behind them
5.Improve tools for journalistic writing and web writing
6.Improve lingual awareness
7.Analyse different types of text

Course contents

Terms, translation, journalistic language, web language. Practice in
journalistic writing and web writing.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Swedish as a mother tongue or similar knowledge of Swedish

Recommended or required reading

Englund, Helena & Guldbrand, Karin.2001. Klarspråk på nätet. 2
upplagan. Sundbyberg: Pagina Förlags AB.
Svenska skrivregler utgivna av svenska språknämnden.2000. 2
Reuter, Mikael. 2003. Översättning och språkriktighet.
Helsingfors: Svensk Språktjänst Ab.
Reference literature, articles and handouts

Study activities

  • Lectures - 60 hours
  • Excursions and demonstrations - 10 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 40 hours
  • Small-group work - 20 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 5 hours
  • Individual studies - 0 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

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

Assessment requirements

To pass the course the student should pass the following examinations in Swedish:
Examination 1 Test language correctness test 25 p
Examination 2 Text transformation 25 p
Examination 3 Written report 50 p
Examination 4 Written interwiev 50 p
Examination 5 Feature text 50 p
Examination 6 Information retrieval is needed for passed course


  • Eklund Kaj
  • Nyström Janne


Eklund Kaj

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Course enrolment period

2023-03-06 to 2023-04-02

Assessment methods

  • Date will be announced later - Demonstrations and presentations
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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