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Syllabus for

Academic year
LSP127 - Professional English
Engelska för yrkeslivet
 
Syllabus adopted 2019-02-13 by Head of Programme (or corresponding)
Owner: TIELL
1,5 Credits
Grading: UG - Pass, Fail
Education cycle: First-cycle
Department: 62 - COMMUNICATION AND LEARNING IN SCIENCE

The course is full. For waiting list, please contact the director of studies: mylana@chalmers.se
Teaching language: English
Application code: 63115
Open for exchange students: No
Block schedule: A+
Maximum participants: 100
Only students with the course round in the programme plan

Module   Credit distribution   Examination dates
Sp1 Sp2 Sp3 Sp4 Summer course No Sp
0102 Written and oral assignments 1,5c Grading: UG   1,5c    

In programs

TIELL ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING, Year 3 (compulsory)
TIDAL COMPUTER ENGINEERING, Year 3 (compulsory)

Examiner:

Kathryn Strong Hansen

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Eligibility:

In order to be eligible for a first cycle course the applicant needs to fulfil the general and specific entry requirements of the programme(s) that has the course included in the study programme.

Course specific prerequisites

None

Aim

The purpose of the course is to prepare the students to use English as a working language, by focusing on a number of professional situations which the students are likely to meet in their future working life, and that are likely to demand a high level of English proficiency and good communicative skills in speech and writing. The course focuses on enabling the students to prepare and carry out project work in English.

Learning outcomes (after completion of the course the student should be able to)

Prepare relevant documents for a project, e.g. a project brief.
Adapt and present information for oral communication contexts.
Make a good impression in job applications.

Content

The course includes both written and oral exercises. Written exercises include for example writing a project brief, an analysis of an abstract, and a job application. Oral exercises include an oral presentation of, for example, project work; meetings and class discussions.

Organisation

The course is organised in lectures and seminars of two hours during the study period.

Literature

A course compendium and material distributed in class as well as via the course web site

Examination including compulsory elements

Compulsory written and oral assignments should be passed.


Published: Wed 26 Feb 2020.