|Translation of the Swedish course syllabus|
|Introduction to Academic English, 15 credits|
|(Introduktionskurs i akademisk engelska, 15 högskolepoäng)|
|Main field of study:||No main subject|
|Academic school:||School of Culture and Education|
|Disciplinary domain:||Humanities 100%|
|Education cycle:||First-cycle (Bachelor)|
|Course level:||A (introductory)|
|Progressive specialisation:||G1N (First cycle. Entry requirements: completed upper secondary education)|
|Language of instruction:||English|
|Valid from:||HT 2018 (autumn semester)|
This course syllabus was validated by the Faculty Board for Culture and Education at Södertörn University on 2018-04-24 according to the stipulations in the Higher Education Ordinance.
General entry requirements and English B (intermediate level) (Specific entry requirements 2, exemption provided for modern languages).
General entry requirements (Specific entry requirements A2, exemption provided for modern languages).
Upon completion of this course, the student is able to:
|4.||Course content, modules and examinations
The course consists of teaching and exercises in English grammatical theory, oral communication, presentation techniques and academic writing.
The course aims to provide students with thorough knowledge of English grammar and allow them to practise their ability to understand, analyse and apply grammatical rules. The rules and conventions of English grammar, vocabulary and syntax will be in focus. The student will also write short essays and summaries of academic articles that are evaluated for their linguistic precision, structure and argumentation. Additionally, students will practise participating in academic discussions and prepare for and deliver an academic oral presentation.
1001, Introduction to Academic English, 15 credits
(Introduktionskurs i akademisk engelska, 15 högskolepoäng)
Grades permitted: A/B/C/D/E/F
Teaching is in the form of lectures and seminars. All teaching and course materials/literature is in English.
Active participation in seminars; continuous assessment of written assignments and an oral presentation.
|The grading criteria are distributed prior to the start of a course or module.|
If a student has a certificate for compensatory support from Södertörn University, the examiner may decide on an adapted examination or alternative examination form in accordance with Södertörn University's regulations.
If there are changes in the reading list between semesters, a new list for the next semester is to be validated no later than July 15 and December 15 respectively.
|8.||Restrictions on accreditation
The course may not be accredited as part of a degree if the contents are partly or wholly the same as a course previously taken in Sweden or elsewhere.
Following the Vice-Chancellors decision on internationalization and grade scale at Södertörn University College (dnr: 1148-1.1.2-2018), this syllabus replaces the syllabus with course code 1080EN, with the difference that the grade system has been updated. The syllabus is determined through special order (dnr: 1774-2.1.1-2018).