XENX1001 Advanced Summer Course in English (4 op)

Arvosteluasteikko
0-5
Opetuskieli/-kielet
englanti

Osaamistavoitteet

LEARNING OUTCOMES: By the end of the course, the students are expected to be able to:
- communicate and interact competently in informal and formal situations
- compose a persuasive academic text

Suoritustavat

Contact teaching (40 hours) and independent study. Compulsory attendance.

Sisältö

This is a two-week intensive preparatory course organized in August. The aim of the course is to prepare students for studying their major through English at the University of Jyväskylä. We will activate, practice and improve listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in English at upper intermediate – advanced level. We will also discuss intercultural differences in academic conventions. Typical tasks include reading, discussions and evaluating information as well as writing an essay following academic conventions.

Arviointiperusteet

ASSESSMENT: No final exam. Course evaluation is based on active participation in classroom activities and successful completion of course assignments.