Swedish for Exchange Students: Intermediate

Summary

Admission requirements

The prerequisite for this course is basic eligibility for university studies in Sweden; however, applicants are exempted from the Swedish language requirement. In addition, students must be currently enrolled both at a foreign university and at Malmö University and must have passed the course Swedish for Exchange Students: Beginners II or have equivalent knowledge.

Syllabus

Syllabus for students autumn 2017, spring 2017, autumn 2016, spring 2016, autumn 2015, spring 2015, autumn 2014, spring 2014, autumn 2013, spring 2013, autumn 2012

Course Code:
SV210L revision 1
Swedish name:
Svenska för utbytesstudenter: Fortsättare
Level of specialisation
G1N
Main fields of study:
No main fields
Language:
The teaching language is partly, or fully, English
Date of establishment:
11 June 2007
Date of ratification:
06 September 2012
Decision-making body:
Faculty of Culture and Society
Enforcement date:
01 January 2013
Replaces Syllabus ratified:
11 June 2007

Course description

The course objective is for students to build on their basic knowledge of and skills in the Swedish language and receive further instruction about Swedish society and Swedish culture.

Entry requirements

The prerequisite for this course is basic eligibility for university studies in Sweden; however, applicants are exempted from the Swedish language requirement. In addition, students must be currently enrolled both at a foreign university and at Malmö University and must have passed the course Swedish for Exchange Students: Beginners II or have equivalent knowledge.

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of the course, students:
- will have mastered a basic vocabulary of commonplace Swedish words and phrases;
- can read and understand texts in very simple Swedish;
- can write short, very simple texts about themselves and their daily lives in Swedish;
- can talk about themselves and their daily lives in Swedish using very simple sentences and phrases;
- can participate (interact)[?] in discussions about everyday topics in very simple Swedish
- can demonstrate the ability to understand very simple spoken Swedish; and
- can demonstrate mastery of the most basic grammatical constructions in Swedish.


After finishing the course, students will have a knowledge of Swedish that corresponds to Level A1 on the Common European Framework of Reference scale (CEFR).

Assessments

The students’ oral language ability is monitored through continuous assessment; therefore, students must be present in class for at least 80% of the time. Students who have not been present for 80% of the scheduled lessons must successfully complete an oral examination in order to pass the course.
In addition, the course is examined by means of a written test.

Re-sit examinations:
Students who do not pass the regular course exams have the minimum of two re-sit opportunities. Re-sits follow the same form as the original exams.

Course content

Learning involves the acquisition of both skills in and knowledge of the Swedish language. In addition, students will be given an introduction to Swedish society.

Learning activities

Learning activities are lessons, practical exercises (individual and in groups), role plays, conversation and discussion as well as self-study and writing.

Grading system

Excellent (A), Very Good (B), Good (C), Satisfactory (D), Pass (E) or Fail (U).

Course literature and other teaching materials


Levy Scherrer, P, Lindemalm, K Rivstart B1+B2 Textbok, senaste upplagan: Natur och Kultur


Additional [photocopied] material may be introduced by the teacher but no more than 100 pages.

Course evaluation

All students are given the opportunity to complete a written evaluation at the end of the course, and a summary of the results will be made available.

Students may also offer oral feedback during the course.

Student participation is exercised through the course council and through direct discussion regarding the different course components.

Contact

The education is provided by the Faculty of Culture and Society at the department Language and Linguistics.

Further information

Anders Kärrman, Student Services Assistant
Phone: 040-66 57324

Application

16 August 2017 - 27 August 2017 Day-time 100% Malmö

Tuition fees

for non-EU students only

First instalment: 7000 SEK
Full tuition Fee: 7000 SEK