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* Retrieved from Course syllabus LS152V (Autumn 2021–)

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

During the course, the following fields are treated: the prosodic features of Swedish language (rhythm and intonation), the sound system of the Swedish language (vowels and consonants), pronunciation (stress, relaxed pronunciations). These are practiced on material retrieved from the participants' professional fields: words, phrases and texts that are characteristic for different types of professional oral communication.

Intended learning outcomes

The aim of the course is to give the participants specialised knowledge of Swedish pronunciation and tools to improve his own Swedish pronunciation.

After passing the course, the student should be able to:

-         Produce utterances with good Swedish rhythm and intonation

-         In speech, separate between long and short sounds

-         Actively use the most common relaxed pronunciations in Swedish speech

-         Stress the Swedish words and sentences in a correct way

Course Disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Knowledge in the level of Swedish equivalent CERF B1/Swedish Tuition for Immigrants D

Recommended prerequisites

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Examination and completion

If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.

Grading scale

P, F


  • INL1 - Assignment, 1,5 hp, betygsskala: P, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

Other requirements for final grade

75% attendance

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Ethical approach

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

Further information

Course web

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Course web LS152V

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ITM/Learning in Engineering Sciences

Main field of study

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Education cycle

First cycle

Add-on studies

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