English for Social Services
|Bachelor of Social Services
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The students will acquire sufficient language skills to manage in various communicative situations in working life and in professional contexts. The students develop their skills in written and in oral communication in professional contexts. The student is able to use English for acquiring information during the studies and in working life. The student has a positive attitude towards language learning.
Student's Workload 3 ects
- total work load 81 hrs
- scheduled 27 hrs
Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses
Upper secondary level English studies
Content and language are integrated, working life communication, oral and written exercises, professional vocabulary
The students develop their ability to work in different health care/social services companies and service providers in the area.
The students develop their skills and ability to work in diverse work communities and with different clients/ patients.
Recommended or Required Reading and Other Learning Resources/Tools
Material given by the teacher in the beginning and during the course
Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Individual assignments, pair work, group work, communicative language learning, discussions
The student can communicate fluently in English both in speech and in writing. The student has an extensive vocabulary and understands texts of the field of study without difficulty. The student has an interest in improving their skills continuously. The student can produce a written text within their own field of study.
The student is able to participate in a work-related conversation, with occasional mistakes and errors in their own speech. The student knows the key vocabulary of the field and understands texts of their own field of study.The student can produce a written text within their own field of study.
The student can follow a work-related discussion. The student knows the basic vocabulary of the field and understands the main points of texts in the field.
Active participation, assignments during the course, written and oral evaluation, numeric evaluation 0-5
Spark-feedback system is used to collect course feedback