Academic English Basic Course, 7.5 credits (711G39)

Akademisk engelska, grundkurs, 7.5 hp

Course description

This course, Academic English, Foundation Course, is aimed at you who wish to improve your academic English skills, primarily your writing skills. The course will help you get better equipped for writing academic papers in English and become a more confident student when it comes to reading and speaking English. We work with these skills by studying things such as the process of academic writing and how one can substantiate one’s views by the use of secondary sources. Furthermore, we work with improving grammar skills, reading skills and we also work with helping you become more confident in speaking English and present material in front of others. Last but not least, your listening skills will also be improved through the course work we do.

Main field of study

English

Level

First cycle

Course type

Single subject course
Course offered for Semester Weeks Language Campus VOF
Single subject course (One-quarter-time, Day-time) Spring 2020 v202004-202023 English Linköping
Single subject course (One-quarter-time, Day-time) Spring 2020 v202004-202023 English Linköping

Main field of study

English

Course level

First cycle

Advancement level

G1X

Entry requirements

General entry requirements for undergraduate studies  
and  
English corresponding to the level of English in Swedish upper secondary education (English 6/B)

Grades

Three-grade scale, U, G, VG

Other information

Planning and implementation of a course must take its starting point in the wording of the syllabus. The course evaluation included in each course must therefore take up the question how well the course agrees with the syllabus. 

The course is carried out in such a way that both men´s and women´s experience and knowledge is made visible and developed.

Department

Institutionen för kultur och samhälle

Books

TEN1 Examination U, G, VG 4 credits
RED1 Oral presentation U, G, VG 1 credits
OBL1 Examination U, G, VG 1 credits
ESS1 Essay U, G, VG 1.5 credits

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