Text material and assignments are part of the course.
Contact lessons based on communication, adaption of text material, individual work, work in pairs/groups, essay writing.
Grading on a scale 1-5 or fail. An approved course requires approved oral presentations, approved written assignments, and approved compensation assignments.
19.09.2022 - 18.12.2022
16.06.2022 - 18.09.2022
Faculty of Health and Welfare
Maria Engberg, Cindy Forsblom
Attendance is mandatory and any absences must be compensated.
Degree Programme in Nursing
Åbo, Henriksgatan 7
Assignments will be presented and deadlines will be agreed on at the introduction to the course.
There will be a vocabulary exam on November 16. You will need a laptop for this exam.
December 12 will be a remote session.
Henriksgatan 7, 20500 Åbo
The courses comprises 3 credits and the the students are expected to work approximately 81 hours.
The student fails to submit the assignments by the deadline provided and/or fails to take part in oral presentations/simulations.
The student can express himself in a simple but coherent way and write reports in a simple but often unstructured way. There are spelling mistakes and weaknesses in basic structures of a written text. The student manages to present orally but the presentation may be difficult for foreigners to understand. Limited ability express oneself fluently in speech, the student pauses to find suitable expressions or uses words in his native language. Have problems to find synonyms and a suitable style.
The student can write coherent, analytical and structured texts including his own opinions and arguments and can draw conclusions of information from different sources. Breach of style, spelling mistakes and other small mistakes can be found but the student has a good command of the basic structures and can use difficult structures more correctly. Oral presentations are of a routine nature but structured.
The student writes almost flawless English and expresses himself fluently and professionally in speech and writing. The student writes well structured, analytical texts with well-grounded conclusions about more demanding topics and manages to pinpoint the most important in a text and provide examples. The student can express himself orally within a wide variety of topics spontaneously and rarely needs to look for the right expression. A versatile vocabulary.
The language is idiomatic and flawless. The student can write scientific texts in a well-structured, interesting and correct way. Manages to vary the style and use of language depending on the target group. Can in speech use professional, balanced and idiomatic language, make corrections without the audience being disturbed by it and has a good command of insinuations and multi-faceted expressions. Oral speeches are interesting, creative and well structured.