English (91-105 Credits), 15 credits (9AEN73)

Engelska (91-105 hp), 15 hp

Main field of study



Second cycle

Course type

Programme course


Nigel John Musk

Course coordinator

Nigel John Musk

Director of studies or equivalent

Wolfgang Schmidt
Course offered for Semester Weeks Language Campus VOF
L1AGY Secondary School Teacher Programme - Upper-Secondary School, Subject English, 300 Credits (Subject: English) 9 (Autumn 2021) v202134-202203 Swedish Linköping o

Main field of study


Course level

Second cycle

Advancement level


Course offered for

  • Secondary School Teacher Programme with a specialization in Teaching in the Upper-Secondary School


Applies to all courses regardless of grading scale.

  • Students failing an exam covering either the entire course or part of the course two times are entitled to have a new examiner appointed for the reexamination.

If the course has a three-graded grading scale (U - VG), following applies:

  • Students who have passed an examination may not retake it in order to improve their grades.

If the course is a VfU course, the following applies:

  • Examination of applied social and didactic abilities is limited to three (3) occasions.

The following applies to courses that include a compulsory component:

  • If special circumstances prevail, and if it is possible with consideration of the nature of the compulsory component, the examiner may decide to replace the compulsory component with another equivalent component.

If the LiU coordinator for students with disabilities has granted a student the right to an adapted examination for a written examination in an examination hall, the student has the right to it. If the coordinator has instead recommended for the student an adapted examination or alternative form of examination, the examiner may grant this if the examiner assesses that it is possible, based on consideration of the course objectives.


Three-grade scale, U, G, VG

Other information

Course revised 2020-04-02; Dnr LiU-2020-01361

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.

About teaching and examination language

The teaching language is presented in the Overview tab for each course. The examination language relates to the teaching language as follows: 

  • If teaching language is Swedish, the course as a whole or in large parts, is taught in Swedish. Please note that although teaching language is Swedish, parts of the course could be given in English. Examination language is Swedish. 
  • If teaching language is Swedish/English, the course as a whole will be taught in English if students without prior knowledge of the Swedish language participate. Examination language is Swedish or English (depending on teaching language). 
  • If teaching language is English, the course as a whole is taught in English. Examination language is English. 


Institutionen för kultur och samhälle
Literature and Literary Theory Bennet, Andrew and Nicholas Royle. Literature, Criticism and Theory. 4th ed. Harlow: Longman, 2009. Barnes, Julian. Flaubert’s Parrot. London: Vintage, 2012. Carter, Angela. The Passion of New Eve. London: Virago, 1992. Morrison, Toni. The Bluest Eye. London: Vintage, 2007. The English Language Classroom Amir, Alia & Musk, Nigel (2013) ‘Language policing: Micro-level language policy-in-process in the foreign language classroom’. Classroom Discourse 4 (2), 151-167 Hutchby, Ian & Wooffitt, Robin (2008) Conversation Analysis. 2nd edn. Cambridge: Polity Press Melander, Helen (2012) ‘Transformations of knowledge within a peer group. Knowing and learning in interaction’. Learning, Culture and Social Interaction 1, 232-248 Seedhouse, Paul (2004) The Interactional Architecture of the Language Classroom: A Conversation Analysis Perspective. Oxford: Blackwell Seedhouse, Paul (2005) ‘Conversation Analysis and language learning’. Language Teaching 38, 165-187 Walsh, Steve (2011) Exploring Classroom Discourse. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge.
OBL1 Mandatory Seminars in Teaching Literature D 0 credits
OBL2 Mandatory Seminars in Task-Based Grammar D 0 credits
OBL3 Mandatory Seminars in Classroom Interaction D 0 credits
OBL4 Mandatory Seminars in Critical Engagements D 0 credits
PRO1 Project: Teaching Literature U, G, VG 2.5 credits
PRO2 Project: Task-Based Grammar U, G, VG 2.5 credits
PRO3 Project: Classroom Interaction U, G, VG 3 credits
RAP1 Peper: The Language Classroom U, G, VG 2 credits
STN1 Written Take-home Exam: Transcription U, G, VG 1 credits
STN2 Written Take-home Exam: Critical Engagements U, G, VG 4 credits

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