Upon completion of the course the students shall have the ability to understand oral and written presentations of the topics that have been discussed during the course. This includes being able to:
The students shall also:
Be able to express themselves in a simple, understandable and fairly idiomatic way
This course is for exchange students and other international students on level A2 according to the Common European Framework for Languages: Learning, Teaching, Assessment (2011). The students will further develop their grammatical knowledge and skills. Some central topics are the use of adjectives in the definite form, compounds, relative clauses, various types of subordinate clauses and word order in subordinate clauses. There will be exercises in language variation, idioms and logical relations, and some exercises in abstract vocabulary.
Both oral and written activities will be emphasised and the work will include a variety of non-fictional texts. The students will also begin to read authentic texts with an approximately normal degree of difficulty. The vocabulary will be from texts related to housing conditions, family patterns, personal economy, higher education, the labour market, job seeking and CV.
Faculty of Humanities and Education