English, 6 credits

Engelska, 6 hp

THEN18

Main field of study

No Main Field of Study

Course level

First cycle

Course type

Programme course

Examiner

Pamela Vang

Director of studies or equivalent

Johan Holtström

Education components

Preliminary scheduled hours: 48 h
Recommended self-study hours: 112 h
ECV = Elective / Compulsory / Voluntary
Course offered for Semester Period Timetable module Language Campus ECV
6CMED 8 (Spring 2017) 1, 2 4, 4 Swedish Linköping E
6CYYY Applied Physics and Electrical Engineering, M Sc in Engineering 6 (Spring 2017) 1, 2 4, 4 Swedish Linköping E
6KKEB Chemical Biology 4 (Spring 2017) 1, 2 4, 4 Swedish Linköping E
6CDDD Computer Science and Engineering, M Sc in Engineering 4 (Spring 2017) 1, 2 1, 3 Swedish Linköping E
6CMJU Computer Science and Software Engineering, M Sc in Engineering 4 (Spring 2017) 1, 2 1, 3 Swedish Linköping E
6CDPU Design and Product Development, M Sc in Engineering 2 (Spring 2017) 1, 2 4, 4 Swedish Linköping E
6CEMM Energy-Environment-Management M Sc in Engineering 2 (Spring 2017) 1, 2 4, 4 Swedish Linköping E
6CTBI Engineering Biology, M Sc in Engineering (Devices and Materials in Biomedicine) 8 (Spring 2017) 1, 2 4, 4 Swedish Linköping E
6CITE Information Technology, M Sc in Engineering 4 (Spring 2017) 1, 2 1, 3 Swedish Linköping E
6KMAT Mathematics 4 (Spring 2017) 1, 2 4, 4 Swedish Linköping E
6CMMM Mechanical Engineering, M Sc in Engineering 2 (Spring 2017) 1, 2 4, 4 Swedish Linköping E
6KFYN Physics and Nanotechnology 4 (Spring 2017) 1, 2 4, 4 Swedish Linköping E

Main field of study

No Main Field of Study

Course level

First cycle

Advancement level

G1X

Course offered for

  • Information Technology, M Sc in Engineering
  • Computer Science and Software Engineering, M Sc in Engineering
  • Physics and Nanotechnology
  • Computer Science and Engineering, M Sc in Engineering
  • Engineering Biology, M Sc in Engineering
  • Applied Physics and Electrical Engineering, M Sc in Engineering
  • Design and Product Development, M Sc in Engineering
  • Energy-Environment-Management M Sc in Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering, M Sc in Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering and Management, M Sc in Engineering
  • Chemical Biology
  • Mathematics
  • Chemical Biology, M Sc in Engineering

Specific information

The course is not available for exchange students

Entry requirements

Note: Admission requirements for non-programme students usually also include admission requirements for the programme and threshold requirements for progression within the programme, or corresponding.

Intended learning outcomes

To develop the students’ sense of correct and appropriate use of the English language in different situations.
After completion of the course the students will have the ability to use the language to communicate appropriately both verbally and through written work. Students will actively take part in ongoing discussions in class. The students will be able to understand and discuss texts of different topics and get a better command of vocabulary, phraseology and terminology connected to technology, economics and natural sciences.

Course content

The course is given in English and consists of the following elements: oral presentations, reading and discussion around news/journal articles, technical texts, different types of language exercises and written work such as letter writing.

Teaching and working methods

The lectures are mainly given in seminar form and are built around the active participation of the students in discussions, written work and oral reports.
The course runs over the entire semester.

Examination

TEN1Written examination3 creditsU, 3, 4, 5
MUN2Oral examination and assignments3 creditsU, 3, 4, 5

Grades

Four-grade scale, LiU, U, 3, 4, 5

Department

Institutionen för ekonomisk och industriell utveckling

Director of Studies or equivalent

Johan Holtström

Examiner

Pamela Vang

Education components

Preliminary scheduled hours: 48 h
Recommended self-study hours: 112 h

Course literature

Additional literature

Books

  • Bryson, Bill, (2004) A short history of nearly everything
    ISBN: 076790818X,9780767908184
    New York : Broadway Books, 2004.
  • Hewings, Martin, (2013) Advanced grammar in use : a self-study reference and practice book for advanced learners of English, with answers
    ISBN: 1107697387,9781107697386
    Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2013.
Code Name Scope Grading scale
TEN1 Written examination 3 credits U, 3, 4, 5
MUN2 Oral examination and assignments 3 credits U, 3, 4, 5

Regulations (apply to LiU in its entirety)

The university is a government agency whose operations are regulated by legislation and ordinances, which include the Higher Education Act and the Higher Education Ordinance. In addition to legislation and ordinances, operations are subject to several policy documents. The Linköping University rule book collects currently valid decisions of a regulatory nature taken by the university board, the vice-chancellor and faculty/department boards.

LiU’s rule book for education at first-cycle and second-cycle levels is available at http://styrdokument.liu.se/Regelsamling/Innehall/Utbildning_pa_grund-_och_avancerad_niva. 

Additional literature

Books

Bryson, Bill, (2004) A short history of nearly everything

ISBN: 076790818X,9780767908184

New York : Broadway Books, 2004.

Hewings, Martin, (2013) Advanced grammar in use : a self-study reference and practice book for advanced learners of English, with answers

ISBN: 1107697387,9781107697386

Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2013.

Note: The course matrix might contain more information in Swedish.

I = Introduce, U = Teach, A = Utilize
I U A Modules Comment
1. DISCIPLINARY KNOWLEDGE AND REASONING
1.1 Knowledge of underlying mathematics and science (G1X level)

                            
1.2 Fundamental engineering knowledge (G1X level)

                            
1.3 Further knowledge, methods, and tools in one or several subjects in engineering or natural science (G2X level)

                            
1.4 Advanced knowledge, methods, and tools in one or several subjects in engineering or natural sciences (A1X level)

                            
1.5 Insight into current research and development work

                            
2. PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES
2.1 Analytical reasoning and problem solving

                            
2.2 Experimentation, investigation, and knowledge discovery

                            
2.3 System thinking

                            
2.4 Attitudes, thought, and learning
X

                            
2.5 Ethics, equity, and other responsibilities
X

                            
3. INTERPERSONAL SKILLS: TEAMWORK AND COMMUNICATION
3.1 Teamwork
X

                            
3.2 Communications

                            
3.3 Communication in foreign languages
X
MUN2
TEN1

                            
4. CONCEIVING, DESIGNING, IMPLEMENTING AND OPERATING SYSTEMS IN THE ENTERPRISE, SOCIETAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTEXT
4.1 External, societal, and environmental context

                            
4.2 Enterprise and business context

                            
4.3 Conceiving, system engineering and management

                            
4.4 Designing

                            
4.5 Implementing

                            
4.6 Operating

                            
5. PLANNING, EXECUTION AND PRESENTATION OF RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS WITH RESPECT TO SCIENTIFIC AND SOCIETAL NEEDS AND REQUIREMENTS
5.1 Societal conditions, including economic, social, and ecological aspects of sustainable development for knowledge development

                            
5.2 Economic conditions for knowledge development

                            
5.3 Identification of needs, structuring and planning of research or development projects

                            
5.4 Execution of research or development projects

                            
5.5 Presentation and evaluation of research or development projects
X
TEN1

                            

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