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GroupNKEKES12/Degree Programme in Sustainable Development
course1001004 English Professional Skills, B2, 3.00 cr, 80 h
Implementation timeAutumn 2012-2013
Responsible teacher Aaltonen Marjo
Other teachers
Status of implementationEnded

State of the description Completed
Language of instruction English
GroupsNKEKES12 (primary)
Starting and ending dates01.08.2012 - 31.12.2012
EN-Edellytetään palautteen keruuta
Suitable as elective studies for others No
Offered for the Open University of Applied Sciences. Yes
Offered for virtual University of Applied Sciences. No
Suitable for exchange students No
Minimum number of participants 15 
Maximum number of participants 30 
Enrollment period01.05.2012 (klo 08:00) - 30.09.2012
Implementation method Blended
Method of completion Oral exam, Practical work
Virtual extent, cr 2 cr
R&D integration, cr 0 cr
Implementation location Sepänkatu unit
Assessment at the latest 31.01.2013 
Exam date  
Re-examination dates
Storing of graded material ends 31.07.2013 
Responsible faculty Technology, Environment and Business
Responsible campus Sepänkatu unit
Responsible degree programme Degree Programme in Sustainable Development
Language of the description English 

The aim of the course is to activate and develop the students’ field-relevant English language and communication skills. The students will gain professional skills in various spoken and written communicative situations encountered in working life and society. In addition, they will learn to utilize tools and techniques to further develop their skills in authentic, field-specific contexts. More specifically, students will focus on developing their language and communication skills in.

Upon completing the course, the students should have acquired skills to communicate at level B2 according to European Framework of Reference for Languages, which states that at B2-level students should be able to produce clear, coherent and well-structured texts, present detailed descriptions related to one’s field of interest, express and exchange opinions using fluent language, follow complex arguments, and read longer articles and reports.

  • writing professional, field-specific texts
  • presenting and discussing field-specific topics in a professional manner
  • reading field-specific texts and utilizing the information in professional contexts
  • learning and using key terminology of their field
  • becoming professional, autonomous language users in working life

Approved written and oral assignments. Assessment in the scale 0-5 or pass/fail.

Competence objectivesindividual scale innovation competences, communal scale innovation competences, network scale innovation competences
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