LS1701 Swedish for Employment 7.5 credits

Svenska för arbetslivet

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Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

Oral activities to practice work-related communicative situations

Vocabulary and rhetoric in negotiations and discussions

Oral presentation techniques

CVs and letters of application, formal letters, email and other written work-related communication

Overview of communication strategies for Swedish-speaking workplaces/work groups

Discussions of authentic material to increase the understanding of current themes in technology and natural sciences (e g research ethics, sustainable development, technological breakthroughs)

Intended learning outcomes *

The course aims to develop the student's language proficiency for efficient work-related communication.

On completion of the course, the student should be able to:

• participate actively in conversations, meetings and negotiations at Swedish-speaking workplaces/work groups

• explain and defend his/her opinions in work-related discussions

• identify differences in linguistic style between everyday and work-related communication, and adapt his/her oral and written production according to the audience

• write letters and documents that are used in work-related situations

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Literature and preparations

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Literature

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Examination and completion

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P, F

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  • LEXA - Continuous assessment, 7.5 credits, Grading scale: 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.

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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Examiner

Charlotte Hurdelbrink

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ITM/Learning in Engineering Sciences

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Education cycle *

First cycle

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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.