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Swedish for Foreign Students - level A1. Distans course, 7,5 ECTS Credits
COURSE CATEGORY   Fristående kurs
MAIN FIELD OF STUDY   Swedish Language - SVE
SUBJECT AREA   Swedish as a second language – SS1
  COURSE CODE   714G45
On completion of the course, the student should have command of the Swedish language equal to level A1, according to CEFR (The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages). On completion of the course, the student should be able to:
• understand and use well-known, everyday expressions and very basic phrases, which all aim to meet concrete needs
• present herself/himself and others, and ask as well as answer questions relating to their own life such as where s/he lives, people s/he knows and things s/he owns
• conduct simple conversation, provided that the conversational partner speaks slowly and clearly, and is willing to help out.
Study of texts that are adapted to the course level and that are used as a basis for reading and listening comprehension exercises, for systematic vocabulary training and as a basis for oral and written tasks.

Oral Comprehension
Exercises in listening comprehension, pronunciation and oral communication

Grammar and Written Proficiency
Study of basic Swedish grammar, with a focus on syntax. Exercises in the writing of texts.
Teaching is given in the form of internet based classes, seminars and exercises. It is necessary that the students can communicate orally and visually via computer. In addition to the instruction given, it is necessary to carry out individual studies.
Examination consists of continuous internet based assessment throughout the course, as well as of internet based oral and written exam at the end of the course. Detailed information about examination is found in the 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 course is aimed at students with no previous knowledge of Swedish.
Exemption from Swedish B.
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 - level A1. Distans course
Svenska för utländska studenter - nivå A1, distans
Department responsible
for the course or equivalent:
IKK - Department of Culture and Communication
Registrar No: 2013-00463   Course Code: 714G45      
    Exam codes: see Local Computer System      
Subject/Subject Area : Swedish Language - SVE          
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 2014-02-14