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Englanti, Reading and Writing Skills in English (3 op) - ayKENG9112 - kevät 2023

Subject

Englanti

Responsible university and faculty

Vaasan yliopisto – Kielikeskus Linginno

Ilmoittautuminen ja hintatiedot

NOTE! To participate, you will need a Finnish personal identity code. Please contact our office for more information.

Opintojakson kokonaishinta on 100€. Opintojaksolle ilmoittauduttaessa maksetaan verkkomaksuna Tampereen kesäyliopistoon 75€. Vaasan avoimen yliopiston rekisteröintimaksu 25€ maksetaan   Vaasan avoimeen yliopistoon rekisteröitymisen yhteydessä. Ohjeet   avoimeen yliopistoon rekisteröitymisestä lähetetään sähköpostilla ennen   opintojakson alkua.

Timetable

Spring 2023

The course is conducted on the Moodle platform 6.3.-30.4.2023.

Please note that the course has no live lectures but nonetheless has 100% mandatory attendance that you complete by doing each lesson's tasks on time. Course work begins immediately on the course start date.

Responsible teacher

Susanna Rönn

Previous studies

Finnish high school / upper secondary school English studies, or comparable skills.

Lukion englannin kielen oppimäärä tai vastaavat taidot.

Aim

On CEFR scale: B2–C2.

Study goals

Learning outcomes: Students will be able to:
- understand professional and academic texts from a range of relevant topics in their own field and assess and evaluate them
- summarise the texts and write commentaries in the appropriate style
- write coherent and convincing, reader friendly professional documents
- adopt and activate vocabulary from texts related to their field.

Study contents

Content: this course provides a foundation in working life English, specifically  in English for academic and specific purposes, which includes using  academic vocabulary, specific business terminology, and active class  discussions, to bring students’ English language skills to an advanced  level. It aims to build students’ competence in English with a specific  focus on the topics of their field.  The students practice reading  skills in English using different reading techniques (skimming,  scanning, predicting, etc.). This course gives students practice in  reading academic texts, exposing them to topics and vocabulary closely  related to their area of study and aims to enhance students’ skills of  comprehending and analyzing texts in relevant genres for working life  and academic contexts. This course also prepares students for academic  writing style.

Completion of course

Teaching: online
Completion: mandatory class attendance, active participation, completion of final examination.

Literature

General course material written by Vaasa University teachers and specific material produced by the teacher of the course.

Grading

Pass/fail

More information

Vappu Salonen tel. 040 081 3717

Ilmoittautuminen ja hintatiedot

Opintojakson kokonaishinta on 100€. Opintojaksolle ilmoittauduttaessa maksetaan verkkomaksuna Tampereen kesäyliopistoon 75€. Vaasan avoimen yliopiston rekisteröintimaksu 25€ maksetaan Vaasan avoimeen yliopistoon rekisteröitymisen yhteydessä. Ohjeet avoimeen yliopistoon rekisteröitymisestä lähetetään sähköpostilla ennen opintojakson alkua.

Teacher

Susanna Rönn

Course credit

3

Enrollment status

There is room in the course

Dates

6.3.2023 - 30.4.2023

Enrollment begins

12.6.2022

Enrollment ends

20.2.2023

Price

100€

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