Online material in Moodle and the Internet.
The topics are first introduced online and then applied in oral or written assignments. There are both online lessons and independent working.
Written and spoken assignments (application letter, CV, email, oral presentation, leading a discussion group, text project, job interview). Active participation and team working also influence grading. Part of the course may be integrated in a professional course.
04.01.2021 - 30.04.2021
16.11.2020 - 10.01.2021
Ilmoittautuminen Pepissä https://peppi.lab.fi
20 - 50
It is recommended that you take the entry-level test (tasokoe) at the beginning of the term. If you don't pass the test, you are advised to enrol on the English Prep Course. You can do the Prep Course at the same time as the English for Work course.
If you have received grade L, E or M in the English matriculation exam, the entry-level test is not for you.
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If the student already meets the course objectives at an excellent level, it is possible to take an exemption exam (näyttökoe). The exam consists of a written part and an oral part, and it also covers the basic professional terminology of the study field. To pass, the student must get at least 80 % of the maximum score in the written part, and after that give a good oral presentation. The written part of the exemption exam is arranged at the beginning of the term. A student may only take the exemption exam once; exemption exams may not be retaken. Contact the teacher if you plan to take the exemption test.
There is no course exam. Assessment is based on course assignments and active participation..
Weekly 3-hour online lessons throughout the spring term. The lessons are scheduled in the timetable. Students are expected to attend at least 80 % of the lessons.
Online lessons in Zoom; material and assignments in Moodle.
A student's workload is 4 x 27 hours, consisting of online lessons and homework.
The contents: education terminology; form and language of a semi-formal letter and CV; form and language of emails; what makes a good oral presentation and supporting graphics; how cultural differences affect communication; job interviews; field-related terminology and texts.
The student has not achieved the study objectives, or has not completed the course assignments.
The student can - give basic information about themselves and their studies so that the essential message is clear - express their opinions in a conversation - give a simple, understandable oral presentation on a topic in their field - use the vocabulary of their field in speaking and in writing so that the essential message is clear - write an understandable CV, email and semi-formal letter - can manage in a job interview if gets support from the interviewer
The student can - give essential information about themselves and their studies fairly fluently and accurately - express and justify their opinions and defend them in a conversation clearly and fluently - give a clear and fluent oral presentation on a topic in their field, using an appropriate style - use the vocabulary of their field in speaking and in writing fairly fluently and skillfully - write a clear CV, email and semi-formal letter in an appropriate style - communicate fairly fluently in a job interview
The student can - give detailed information about themselves and their studies fluently and accurately - express and justify their opinions and defend them in a conversation effortlessly and convincingly - give a well-structured oral presentation on a topic in their field in a professional and convincing way, using an appropriate style - use the vocabulary of their field in speaking and in writing fluently and skillfully - write a clear, well-structured and convincing CV, email and semi-formal letter in an appropriate style - can communicate effortlessly and convincingly in a job interview