English, 6 credits (THEN18)

Engelska, 6 hp

Main field of study

No Main Field of Study

Level

First cycle

Course type

Programme course

Examiner

Pamela Vang

Director of studies or equivalent

Johan Holtström
Course offered for Semester Period Timetable module Language Campus VOF
6CDDD Computer Science and Engineering, M Sc in Engineering 4 (Spring 2017) 1, 2 1, 3 Swedish Linköping v
6CITE Information Technology, M Sc in Engineering 4 (Spring 2017) 1, 2 1, 3 Swedish Linköping v
6CMJU Computer Science and Software Engineering, M Sc in Engineering 4 (Spring 2017) 1, 2 1, 3 Swedish Linköping v
6KFYN Physics and Nanotechnology 4 (Spring 2017) 1, 2 4, 4 Swedish Linköping v
6CKEB Chemical Biology, M Sc in Engineering (Protein Science and Technology) 7 (Autumn 2017) 1, 2 4, 4 Swedish Linköping v
6CKEB Chemical Biology, M Sc in Engineering (Industrial Biotechnology and Production) 7 (Autumn 2017) 1, 2 4, 4 Swedish Linköping v
6CTBI Engineering Biology, M Sc in Engineering (Industrial biotechnology and production) 7 (Autumn 2017) 1, 2 4, 4 Swedish Linköping v
6CYYY Applied Physics and Electrical Engineering, M Sc in Engineering 6 (Spring 2017) 1, 2 4, 4 Swedish Linköping v
6CMED 8 (Spring 2017) 1, 2 4, 4 Swedish Linköping v
6CTBI Engineering Biology, M Sc in Engineering (Devices and Materials in Biomedicine) 8 (Spring 2017) 1, 2 4, 4 Swedish Linköping v
6CDPU Design and Product Development, M Sc in Engineering 2 (Spring 2017) 1, 2 4, 4 Swedish Linköping v
6CEMM Energy-Environment-Management M Sc in Engineering 2 (Spring 2017) 1, 2 4, 4 Swedish Linköping v
6CMMM Mechanical Engineering, M Sc in Engineering 2 (Spring 2017) 1, 2 4, 4 Swedish Linköping v
6CIII Industrial Engineering and Management, M Sc in Engineering 5 (Autumn 2017) 1, 2 4, 4 Swedish Linköping v
6KKEB Chemical Biology 4 (Spring 2017) 1, 2 4, 4 Swedish Linköping v
6KMAT Mathematics 4 (Spring 2017) 1, 2 4, 4 Swedish Linköping v

Main field of study

No Main Field of Study

Course level

First cycle

Advancement level

G1X

Course offered for

  • Computer Science and Engineering, M Sc in Engineering
  • Information Technology, M Sc in Engineering
  • Computer Science and Software Engineering, M Sc in Engineering
  • Physics and Nanotechnology
  • Chemical Biology, M Sc in Engineering
  • Engineering Biology, M Sc in Engineering
  • Applied Physics and Electrical Engineering, M Sc in Engineering
  • Design and Product Development, M Sc in Engineering
  • Energy-Environment-Management M Sc in Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering, M Sc in Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering and Management, M Sc in Engineering
  • Chemical Biology
  • Mathematics

Specific information

The course is not available for exchange students

Entry requirements

Note: Admission requirements for non-programme students usually also include admission requirements for the programme and threshold requirements for progression within the programme, or corresponding.

Intended learning outcomes

To develop the students’ sense of correct and appropriate use of the English language in different situations.
After completion of the course the students will have the ability to use the language to communicate appropriately both verbally and through written work. Students will actively take part in ongoing discussions in class. The students will be able to understand and discuss texts of different topics and get a better command of vocabulary, phraseology and terminology connected to technology, economics and natural sciences.

Course content

The course is given in English and consists of the following elements: oral presentations, reading and discussion around news/journal articles, technical texts, different types of language exercises and written work such as letter writing.

Teaching and working methods

The lectures are mainly given in seminar form and are built around the active participation of the students in discussions, written work and oral reports.
The course runs over the entire semester.

Examination

TEN1Written examinationU, 3, 4, 53 credits
MUN2Oral examination and assignmentsU, 3, 4, 53 credits

Grades

Four-grade scale, LiU, U, 3, 4, 5

Department

Inst för ekonomisk och industriell utv

Director of Studies or equivalent

Johan Holtström

Examiner

Pamela Vang

Education components

Preliminary scheduled hours: 48 h
Recommended self-study hours: 112 h

Course literature

Additional literature

Books
Bryson, Bill, (2004) A short history of nearly everything
ISBN: 076790818X,9780767908184
New York : Broadway Books, 2004.Hewings, Martin, (2013) Advanced grammar in use : a self-study reference and practice book for advanced learners of English, with answers
ISBN: 1107697387,9781107697386
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2013.

Additional literature

Books

Bryson, Bill, (2004) A short history of nearly everything

ISBN: 076790818X,9780767908184

New York : Broadway Books, 2004.

Hewings, Martin, (2013) Advanced grammar in use : a self-study reference and practice book for advanced learners of English, with answers

ISBN: 1107697387,9781107697386

Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2013.

TEN1 Written examination U, 3, 4, 5 3 credits
MUN2 Oral examination and assignments U, 3, 4, 5 3 credits

Regulations (apply to LiU in its entirety)

The university is a government agency whose operations are regulated by legislation and ordinances, which include the Higher Education Act and the Higher Education Ordinance. In addition to legislation and ordinances, operations are subject to several policy documents. The Linköping University rule book collects currently valid decisions of a regulatory nature taken by the university board, the vice-chancellor and faculty/department boards.

LiU’s rule book for education at first-cycle and second-cycle levels is available at http://styrdokument.liu.se/Regelsamling/Innehall/Utbildning_pa_grund-_och_avancerad_niva. 

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