Provided by teacher through Moodle.
Contact lessons supported by materials and assignments through Moodle. Final test consisting of a spoken and written part.
Regular and active participation in lessons, all required assignments completed, final tests (spoken and written) passed.
24.08.2021 - 06.12.2021
01.07.2021 - 05.09.2021
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15 - 35
Faculty of Health Care and Social Services (LAB)
No prerequisites, teaching at a level of B2
Bachelor's Degree Programme in Emergency Care
Final test at the end of the course
Autumn term of 2021. Regular attendance (75%) on contact lessons.
Contact lessons as well as assignments on Moodle
4 ECTS = 108 hours of work, consisting of contact lessons, homework assignments and independent study
The field of health care in Finland and in the anglophone countries, training and education, job-seeking, work environment, interviewing patients, anatomical words, nursing procedures, first aid, medical terminology and affixes, medication, treatment, instructing patients. Students may request additional topics to be covered.
The student cannot convey messages at the required level or meet task requirements.
Grade 1: The student has a satisfactory knowledge of the course content. The speech is understandable with some difficulty to follow. Transitions are not handled smoothly, and the speech lacks logic and structure. Interaction is mostly missing. The speech is hesitant, pauses are rather long and pronunciation mistakes sometimes make it hard to understand the message. The student uses only basic structures and makes some mistakes. Written communication consists of simple expressions and there are plentiful mistakes. The language is clumsy, but the message is delivered. Transitions are not smooth. Much of the text lacks logic, and is not in keeping with the stylistic conventions of the genre. The topic is handled briefly and one-sidedly. The text does not meet all the task requirements.
Grade 3: The student has a good command of the course content. The student can speak well, interacts with the partner/audience and uses means of nonverbal communication. The speech is easy to follow. Transitions are not always handled successfully. The speech is fluent and clear, but 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. Transitions are mostly smooth. Minor mistakes occur concerning the genre and/or style. The topic is handled in the usual way, meeting the task requirements.
Grade 5: The student has an excellent command of the course content. The student can speak excellent English. Interaction is very skillful, and nonverbal communication effectively supports the spoken words. The speech is targeted, extremely logical, relevant and consistent. Transitions are smooth. The speech (language, pronunciation and intonation) is fluent, clear, accurate and naturally paced. Written communication is very fluent and versatile. The student uses varied structures and extensive professional vocabulary, making occasional mistakes only in the most complex structures. The text has a very clear and logical structure. Sentences are linked by transitions and the text flows smoothly. 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.