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Swedish for Foreign Students, basic course , 15 ECTS Credits
COURSE CATEGORY   Fristående kurs
MAIN FIELD OF STUDY   Other Subjects - ÖÄA
SUBJECT AREA   Swedish as a Second Language - SS1
  COURSE CODE   714G42
After completing the course, the students should be able to
- Individually write ordinary Swedish texts,
- On their own participate in different speech situations,
- Demonstrate advanced knowledge of the Swedish language structure,
- Account for the Swedish language expression and linguistic variance function in different situations and on their own further develop these skills.
Oral Proficiency (7.5 HE credits)
Oral Proficiency includes the following:
- proficiency exercises in Swedish pronunciation and Swedish sentence intonation,
- exercises in presentation technique, argumentation technique and discussion contributions,
- listening comprehension exercises.

Written Proficiency (7.5 HE credits)
Written Proficiency includes the following:
- Swedish spelling and writing rules,
- grammar,
- vocabulary exercises and phraseology,
- own written production, such as summary, argumentative texts, reports and instructions.
The teaching takes the form of lectures, teaching sessions and seminars. The students must prepare for these lectures, teaching sessions and seminars. Attendance is compulsory in the course. Homework and independent study are a necessary complement to the course.
The course is examined through continuous oral and written tests and a written final examination. Detailed information about the examination can be found in the course’s study guide.

Students failing an exam covering either the entire course or part of the course two times are entitled to have a new examiner appointed for the reexamination.

Students who have passed an examination may not retake it in order to improve their grades.

The applicant should have a first language other than Swedish and satisfy the general entry requirements for higher education in Sweden, including approved knowledge in Swedish (SvB/Sv 2B or the equivalent, e.g. passed TISUS) and approved knowledge in English (English A or the equivalent).
The course is graded according to the ECTS grading scale A-F
Course certificate is issued by the Faculty Board on request. The Department provides a special form which should be submitted to the Student Affairs Division.
The course literature is decided upon by the department in question.
Planning and implementation of a course must take its starting point in the wording of the syllabus. The course evaluation included in each course must therefore take up the question how well the course agrees with the syllabus.

The course is carried out in such a way that both men´s and women´s experience and knowledge is made visible and developed.
Swedish for Foreign Students, basic course
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Department responsible
for the course or equivalent:
IKK - Department of Culture and Communication
Registrar No: 2013-00463   Course Code: 714G42      
    Exam codes: see Local Computer System      
Subject/Subject Area : Other Subjects - ÖÄA          
Level   Education level     Subject Area Code   Field of Education  
G1X   Basic level       HU  
The syllabus was approved by the Board of Faculty of Arts and Science 2013-04-30
Latest revision 2014-01-20