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Engineering English 1

Structure Type: Study unit
Code: IKTP0202
Type: Compulsory / Basic Studies
Curriculum: KT 2014
Level: Bachelor of Engineering
Year of Study: 1 (2014-2015)
Credits: 3 cr
Responsible Teacher: Kiikkala, Sanna-Liisa
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Courses During the Academic Year 2014-2015

Impl.Group(s)Study TimeTeacher(s)LanguageEnrolment
8I-KT-1N2015-01-05 – 2015-05-02Sanna-Liisa KiikkalaFinnish2014-12-08 – 2015-01-12

Learning Outcomes

The student can present a company and a product in the field of mechanical engineering. S/he can read texts in the field of mechanical engineering and understands most of them. S/he also knows the most important vocabuiary in the field and in the common core theme. S/he can write documents related to the projects of the common core theme. The student can tell about her/his own education in English. S/he also manages in telephone situations related to work and mechanical engineering.

Student's Workload

Total work load of the course: 81 h, of which
scheduled studies 42 h
and autonomous studies 39 h

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

Preparatory English or secondary education English studies.


Oral and written communication needed in working life, e.g. telling about education, telephoning, company/product presentation. Texts and vocabulary in the field mechanical engineering.

Recommended or Required Reading and Other Learning Resources/Tools

Material compiled by the teacher

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Contact teaching, home assignments and independent studying.

Assessment Criteria

Grade 5: The student is able to communicate fluently, almost without mistakes, both in speech and in writing in work-related situations. S/he has an extensive vocabulary of the field and understands field-specific texts without difficulty. The student can produce a well-structured and almost faultless project report.
Grade 3: The student knows the essential vocabulary and understands the texts in the field. S/he is able to participate in a work-related conversation, with occasional mistakes and errors in the speech. The student is able to produce a project report or an abstract for it.
Grade 1: The student knows the basic vocabulary of the field and understands the main points of texts in the field. S/he can follow work discussions and can give a presentation by reading it from the paper. The student is able to produce a satisfactory project report, or an abstract for it, using a template.

Assessment Methods

Exams, continuous assessment and active participation in contact teaching.