KIEN2361 English Communication Skills: Computer Science 2 ECTS
Organised by
Centre for Language and Communication St./English
Person in charge
Kristiina Peltonen
Preceding studies
Compulsory:

Keywords

Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: B2-C1

General description

In this course, the skills needed to function well in a small group will be practised through various exercises. The main focus of the excercises will be on the language skills needed in effective communication especially in the field of computer science. Conversational and speaking skills will be stressed.

Learning outcomes

After the course the student should
- be able to develop confidence in their use of spoken English
- know about the norms of English-languge conversational interaction
- be able to improve their pronunciation and accuracy

Contents

- Discussion takes place in pairs or small groups
- Discussion and debates on a variety of topics chosen by the students
- Emphasis on vocabulary, fluency, and confidence building.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Tutorials 20 h 0 h
Group work 10 h 0 h
Independent work 23 h 0 h

Teaching language

English

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in classroom work
  • In English
Exercise(s)
  • In English

Evaluation and evaluation criteria

Pass/fail.
Active participation in class and groupwork form the basis for evaluation.

Recommended year of study

2. year spring
3. year spring

Study materials

Some material will be provided by the teacher.
The students locate some material as homework.

Belongs to following study modules

Department of Future Technologies
Kieli- ja viestintäopinnot (Computer Science)
Centre for Language and Communication Studies
2016–2017
Teaching
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
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Centre for Language and Communication St./Chinese
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