is aware of different aspects of the use of words and constructions (style, collocations, idioms etc.)
has acquired knowledge and understanding of different text types and genres, textual structures, and stylistic levels
knows about the history of the English language
is familiar with some of the dominant varieties of English
Having completed the course, the student
can use English grammatical conventions in their text
can write different text types that conform to genre and register expectations
This course will focus on vocabulary, practical use of grammar, sentence and paragraph structuring. Students will develop their knowledge and command of practical English.
Lectures and seminars. Regular and active student participation. 80 % compulsory attendance in seminars. Practice for teaching-training students. The workload is estimated at 135 hours.
All students: 80 % compulsory attendance in seminars. For the teacher-training students: Practice must be assessed as a pass. Other students: One assignment must be assessed as a pass.
Assessment methods and criteria
Three-hour school exam. Graded assessment.
The study programme manager, in consultation with the student representative, decides the method of evaluation and whether the courses will have a midterm or end of term evaluation, see also the Quality System, section 4.1. Information about evaluation method for the course will be posted on Canvas.