English

Level Courses

English B1.2

Lecture number
042023a
Semester
Spring semester 2019
Type
Language course
Registration deadline
04/03/2019
Maximum number of participants
18

Events

DayTimeRecurrenceDurationRoom
Mon.4 p.m. to 6 p.m.weekly03/11/2019 to 06/24/2019Oslo - OSL 244

Lecturers

Description

Target group:
The B1.2 English language level course is for students who want to expand on their previous English language knowledge at an intermediate level. The course is suitable for students who have completed the B1.1 course (intermediate) or have approximately 300 classroom hours of English language lessons.

Content:
The focus of this is on intermedaite English language skills. Attention is paid to the four primary language skills of reading, writing, speaking, and listening. The course is rooted in an English for academic purposes pedagogy but is applicable to everyday life.

Regular and active participation is required for successful completion of the course. This includes the completion of homework in order to continue practicing and consolidating what has been learned in the classroom. Attendance is compulsory.

The course has an online and classroom component.

Assessment:
Regular and active participation in the class. Completion of homework assignments. Klausur on the last day of class.

Literature

We recommend you bring the following book (including the online component) to class:
New Language Leader Intermediate Course Book & MyEnglish Lab
ISBN: 9781447961482, the online component is valid for two years

Alternatively, you can buy the book without the online component:
New Language Leader Intermediate Coursebook, ISBN: 978-1447961499

Registration

Unfortunately this course is already booked out. Registration is not possible anymore.

English B2.2

Lecture number
042024a
Semester
Spring semester 2019
Type
Language course
Registration deadline
04/03/2019
Maximum number of participants
18

Events

DayTimeRecurrenceDurationRoom
Mon.6 p.m.  to 8 p.m.weekly03/11/2019 to 06/24/2019Oslo -  OSL 244

Lecturers

Description

Target group:
The B2.2 English language level course is for students who want to expand on their previous English language knowledge at an advanced level. The course is suitable for students who have completed the B2.1 course (intermediate) or have approximately 420 classroom hours of English language lessons.

Content:
The focus of this is on advanced English language skills. Attention is paid to the four primary language skills of reading, writing, speaking, and listening. The course is rooted in an English for academic purposes pedagogy but is applicable to everyday life.

Regular and active participation is required for successful completion of the course. This includes the completion of homework in order to continue practicing and consolidating what has been learned in the classroom. Attendance is compulsory.

The course has an online and classroom component.

 

Assessment:
Regular and active participation in the class. Completion of homework assignments. Klausur on the last day of class.

Literature

We recommend you bring the following book (including the online component) to class:
New Language Leader Upper Intermediate Course Book & MyEnglish Lab
ISBN: 978-1447961543, the online component is valid for two years

Alternatively, you can buy the book without the online component:
New Language Leader Upper Intermediate Course Book, ISBN: 978-1447961550

Registration

Unfortunately this course is already booked out. Registration is not possible anymore.

English C1.2

Lecture number
042025a
Semester
Spring semester 2019
Type
Language course
Registration deadline
04/03/2019
Maximum number of participants
18

Events

DayTimeRecurrenceDurationRoom
Mon.4 p.m. to 6 p.m.weekly03/11/2019 to 06/24/2019Helsinki - HEL 161

Lecturers

Description

Target group:
The C1.2 English language level course is for students who want to expand on their previous English language knowledge at an advanced level. The course is suitable for students who have completed the C1.1 course (advanced) or have approximately 600 classroom hours of English language lessons.


Content:

The focus of this is on advanced English language skills. Attention is paid to the four primary language skills of reading, writing, speaking, and listening. The course is rooted in an English for academic purposes pedagogy but is applicable to everyday life.

Regular and active participation is required for successful completion of the course. This includes the completion of homework in order to continue practicing and consolidating what has been learned in the classroom. Attendance is compulsory.

The course has an online and classroom component.


Assessment:

Regular and active participation in the class. Completion of homework assignments. Klausur on the last day of class.

Literature

We recommend you bring the following book (including the online component) to class:
New Language Leader Advanced Course Book & MyEnglish Lab
ISBN: 9781447961420, the online component is valid for two years

Alternatively, you can buy the book without the online component:
New Language Leader Advanced Course Book, ISBN: 978-1447961437

Registration

Unfortunately this course is already booked out. Registration is not possible anymore.

Supplementary Courses on B2 level

The prerequisite for participation is that you have successfully completed level B2.1.

"English Language Through Film" (B2/C1)

Lecture number
042026a
Semester
Spring semester 2019
Type
Language course
Registration deadline
04/03/2019
Maximum number of participants
18
Requirements
Level B2.1 completed successfully

Events

DayTimeRecurrenceDurationRoom
Tue.4 p.m. to 6 p.m.weekly03/12/2019 to 06/25/2019Oslo - OSL 238

Lecturers

Description

Target group:
English Language Through Film is an English course for students at the B2-C1 level who want to strengthen their existing English skills, refresh skills they have, or who are planning on going abroad in the next semester. The course uses short films as an object of analysis, a starting point for discussion or a writing activity, and/or vocabulary building.


Course content:

The focus of this course is on upper intermediate and advanced English language skills. Particular attention is paid to general knowledge topics, conversational topics, and English for academic purposes. You will learn a little bit about film and whole lot about how to use the English language appropriately in an academic context.

You will learn to take notes, build an argument, present information, hold a discussion, and write short essays.

Regular and active participation is required for successful completion of the course. This includes the completion of homework in order to continue practicing and consolidating what has been learned in the classroom. Attendance is compulsory.


Assessment:

There will be a written exam on the last day of the course.

Students will also present their own analysis of a short film.

Regular written homework.

Registration

Unfortunately this course is already booked out. Registration is not possible anymore.

Supplementary Courses on C1 level

The prerequisite for participation is that you have successfully completed level B2.

English Literature Short Stories (C1/C2)

Lecture number
042027a
Semester
Spring semester 2019
Type
Language course
Registration deadline
04/03/2019
Maximum number of participants
18
Requirements
Level B2 completed successfully

Events

DayTimeRecurrenceDurationRoom
Mon.6 p.m. to 8 p.m.weekly03/11/2019 to 06/24/2019Helsinki - HEL 161

Lecturers

Description

Target Group:
English Literature Short Stories C1/C2 is an English course for students at the C1-C2 level who want to strengthen and expand their English reading comprehension, writing, and speaking/discussion skills. The course uses classic and contemporary short stories as an object of analysis for written and oral communication activities.

Course content:
The focus of this course is on advanced English language skills. Particular attention is paid to reading comprehension, critical thinking, and analytical writing and discussion. You will gain cultural knowledge, how the English language is used to produce ‘literary’ texts, and how to use the English language appropriately in an academic context.

Regular and active participation is required for successful completion of the course. This includes the completion of homework assignments in order to continue practicing and consolidating what has been leaned in the classroom. Attendance is compulsory.

Assessment:
There will be a short written analysis due at the end of the semester. Students will be responsible for presenting information orally throughout the semester.

Literature

Short stories will be made available by the instructor.

Registration

Unfortunately this course is already booked out. Registration is not possible anymore.