• Contact lessons via Adobe Connect • Self-study and lessons preparations • Pair and group work The aim is for students to develop and strengthen the English language skills acquired in previous studies in order to cope with the professional English studies at the university of applied sciences. The student is encouraged and motivated to use English. The student is able to effectively utilize dictionaries and grammars as well as other sources for independent language development. The aim is for the student to achieve at least a B1 level on a 6-point scale of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. Students do written and spoken learning assignments independently or in pairs.
• Text book Way to go : update your English | Lapin korkeakoulukirjasto | LUC-Finna • Please borrow a copy from the library • Additional materials in Moodle
07.12.2021 - 28.02.2022
This 5 ECTS course requires 133 hours of students’ workload. There will be 6 sessions according to the course schedule, during which students will carry out guided pair/team work. Students are required to prepare for the class sessions in advance by reading the assigned course materials, written tasks that are to be submitted prior to the AC sessions according to the instructions. In addition to the contact sessions, students must do self-studies in order to activate their own language skills.
02.07.2021 - 30.11.2021
- A review of the basic structures of the English language - Expanding the general vocabulary - Vocabulary related to study and working life - Oral and written exercises - Listening comprehension exercises - Reading comprehension exercises - Instructions for learning English with supporting resources, e.g. use of dictionaries and use of the Internet.
Spring 2022 AC Tornio, Minerva, Kauppakatu 58 Students begin self-studies during December-January Contact lessons held on Fridays at 15:00-16:30 --> 14.1, 21.1, 28.1, 4.2, 11.2 & 18.2
The evaluation will be done in accordance with the criteria of the European Framework for Language Learning. The aim is to have at least B1-level competence. https://www.coe.int/en/web/common-european-framework-reference-languages/table-1-cefr-3.3-common-reference-levels-global-scale • Active and regular participation in lessons (mandatory 80% attendance) • Preparing for lessons and self-study • Successful completion of oral and written exercises • Evaluation Scale: Pass – Fail
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This study is only for those students who need additional support to activate their language skills. Self evaluate your language skills before enrolling.
The test can be found via the link: https://edl.ecml.at/Fun/Self-evaluateyourlanguageskills!/tabid/2194/language/en-GB/Default.aspx
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