Uusi opinto-opas (sisältäen myös opetusohjelmat) lukuvuodelle 2018-2019 sijaitsee osoitteessa https://opas.peppi.utu.fi . Tältä sivustolta löytyvät enää vanhat opinto-oppaat ja opetusohjelmat.

The new study guide (incl. teaching schedules) for academic year 2018-2019 can be found at https://studyguide.utu.fi. This site contains only previous years' guides.

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KIEN0461 Refresher English for Nursing Science 2 op
Organised by
Centre for Language and Communication St./English
Person in charge
Henna Ala-Kutsi


Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: B1

General description

This blended course is designed for those nurses without an AMK certificate in English and is meant to bring English back to mind in preparation for the nursing science English course later in the autumn.

Learning outcomes

After the course the students should:
- have refreshed their English skills
- activated speaking skills in the classroom
- be more familiar with the features of academic language used in their course books
- have greater confidence in using new English vocabulary and grammar
- be able to better recognize common slips and errors in English and have an increased ability to correct them
- have some tools for improving their skills in English


The course covers a wide variety of tasks including:
- assessing strategies for language learning
- reviewing and practising basic grammar according to the needs of attending students
- broadening vocabulary according to nursing science terminology needed by attending students
- consolidating vocabulary related to general English as well as nursing sciences
- speaking activities in pairs and small groups
- introducing tools for language learning
- completing online tasks and assignments

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Group work 12 h 0 h
Independent work 0 h 35 h
Exercises 0 h 9 h

Teaching language


Modes of study

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

For credit, min. 80 % attendance and active participation.



Recommended year of study

1. year autumn

This course is meant for first year students.

Study materials

Found online.

Further information

Opintojaksoa ei toteuteta lukuvuonna 2017 - 2018.

Belongs to following study modules

Hoitotieteen laitos
Kieli- ja viestintäopintojen keskus
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Implementation details are unavailable.
Kieli- ja viestintäopintojen keskus
Kieli- ja viestintäopintojen keskus/indonesia