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English 1 (3 cr)

Code: YELENGLI06-3017

General information


Enrollment

19.04.2021 - 24.10.2021

Timing

25.10.2021 - 06.03.2022

Credits

3 op

Virtual proportion (cr)

1 op

Teaching languages

  • Finnish

Degree programmes

  • Degree Programme in Food and Hospitality
  • Degree Programme in Food Processing and Biotechnology

Teachers

  • Christopher Hudson

Responsible person

Jukka Kauppila

Student groups

  • MBIELI21

Objective

Learning Outcomes (common, 3 cr)
The students can communicate in English both orally and in writing in working life situations. They are able to discuss field related topics in English. They are able to develop their expertise using English literature as well as other sources in English.
Students
can tell about themselves, their education and work experience
can write a cv and a job application and can handle job interviews
can write work relevant messages (e.g. e-mails and and manages spoken situations
can use polite phrases and handle small talk

Content

Telling about oneself and ones studies
Job application, cv, job interview
Presentation skills (e.g. company presentations)
Polite phrases and small talk
Basic written messages and letters
Basic terminology of the field, field specific texts

Materials

Material announced at the beginning of the course
Supplementary reading: Engineer your English, Way to Go

Teaching methods

Contact classes, oral and written exercises, independent virtual studies

Exam schedules

Written test
Oral tests (interview, presentation)

Completion alternatives

Oral /written skills tests

Student workload

ca 26 h contact classes + independent virtual studies

Further information

80 % attendance

Evaluation scale

1-5

Assessment criteria, satisfactory (1)

Students
can present themselves and their field of work if sufficient time is given for preparation
can write simple letters and field specific texts on familiar subjects with the help of, for example, a dictionary - the resulting text may have many mistakes but is understandable.
can cope with job application situations with the support of the interviewer.
can communicate verbally using simple phrases at a basic level on familiar topics with support and assistance
understand the basic ideas behind field specific texts.

Assessment criteria, good (3)

Students
can present themselves and their field of work
they can write letters and field specific texts with some mistakes but the text is easily understandable.
can cope with job application situations with some preparation and can act as an interviewer.
can communicate verbally without difficulty on familiar as well as field related topics.
understand the main points and most details of field specific texts without any help: mistakes or misunderstandings might occur.

Assessment criteria, excellent (5)

Students
can present themselves and their field of work spontaneously
can write letters and field specific texts on a variety of subjects - the resulting texts are clear and well-structured with hardly any mistakes.
can cope with job application situations effortlessly and can act as an interviewer
can communicate verbally on a variety of topics and can use polite phrases appropriately.
understand both the main points and details of field specific texts and can integrate and apply new information gained.

Assessment methods and criteria

Assessment based on active attendance, oral and written assignments, oral and written tests

Qualifications

No previous studies are required.