All course materials are provided via Moodle.
Blended learning: 2h Zoom lessons and 2-4h contact lessons for CV workshop, job interview, professional presentation, and final exam. Spoken and written assignments. Course assignments will be graded 0-5 (CV+application, job interview, presentation, final exam). Other assignments are evaluated on pass/ fail scale.
Continuous evaluation on the scale 5 - 0.
01.01.2021 - 31.05.2021
16.11.2020 - 10.01.2021
Enrolment in Peppi http://peppi.lab.fi. If you need assistance, please contact the student office.
15 - 35
Faculty of Business and Hospitality Management (LAB)
The course is taught at a B2 level according to the Common European Framework.
Bachelor's Degree Programme in Business
Final exam will be held at the end of the course. Date to be announced. Students are entitled to retake a failed exam or if they were unable to attend the first time.
Attendance 80% of the contact lessons, regular and active participation during lessons. All compulsory assignments must be completed by deadline.
Moodle, Zoom lectures, and contact lessons.
4 ECTS course, which means about 108 hour of student's work. Student's workload consists of studying theory, watching video materials, completing written and oral assignments:3 assignments for teacher's evaluation; participating in contact lessons.
- managing job application processes (video application, CV; job interview simulation) - understanding the terminology and concepts of their own field - managing in written and oral communication situations required in professional studies and in the work life - recognizing and applying the different sources and tools to help students improve their English skills
The student can speak satisfactorily. Interaction is occasional. Speech lacks structuring, logic and cohesion almost totally. Linguistic performance (speech, pronunciation and intonation) is quite hesitant, pauses are rather long and pronunciation mistakes sometimes disturb the message. The student uses only a few basic structures and makes mistakes. Written communication consists mostly of simple expressions and there are plentiful mistakes. The language is clumsy, but the message is delivered. Much of the text lacks logic and cohesive elements. The text is not in keeping with the genre- and/or style-specific conventions. The topic is handled briefly and one-sidedly. There are considerable flaws in meeting the task requirements.
The student can speak well and interacts with the speaking partner/audience. Speech is easy to follow but lacks cohesion in places. Linguistic performance (speech, pronunciation and intonation) is fluent and clear but short pauses, hesitations and pronunciation mistakes may occur. Written communication is quite fluent, clear and mostly correct. The structures and professional vocabulary are adequate to deliver the message. The text has a reasonably logical structure. The text is cohesive but minor flaws occur. Minor mistakes occur concerning the genre and/or style. The topic is handled in the usual way, meeting the task requirements.
The student can speak extremely well. Interaction is very skillful. Speech is target-oriented, very consistent, to the point and logical. Transitions are very smooth. Linguistic performance (speech, pronunciation and intonation) is fluent, clear and accurate, and speech tempo is normal. Written communication is very fluent and versatile. The student uses varied structures and extensive professional vocabulary, but makes occasional mistakes in the most advanced structures. The text has a very clear and logical structure. The text is cohesive and transitions are smooth. The student can deliver the message effortlessly in the appropriate, genre-specific style. The handling of the topic is diverse and skillful, meeting all the task requirements.