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Business Swedish I

Structure Type: Study unit
Code: TLTP0701
Curriculum: TK 2023
Level: Bachelor of Business Administration
Year of Study: 1 (2023-2024)
Semester: Autumn
Credits: 3 cr
Responsible Teacher: Harald, Camilla
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Courses During the Academic Year 2023-2024

Impl.Group(s)Study TimeTeacher(s)LanguageEnrolment
3017LT2023-1A2023-08-21 – 2023-12-24Camilla HaraldFinnish2023-08-01 – 2023-09-06
3018LT2023-1B, LT2023-1C2023-08-21 – 2023-12-24Camilla HaraldFinnish2023-08-01 – 2023-09-06
3020LT2023-1D2024-01-08 – 2024-05-12Camilla HaraldFinnish2023-12-01 – 2024-01-12
3021TK2023-1A, TK2023-1B2023-08-21 – 2023-12-24Camilla HaraldFinnish2023-08-01 – 2023-09-06

Learning Outcomes

The student will attain professional writing and speaking skills in Swedish as stipulated by The Language Decree 6.6.2003/424 . The student will develop his/her Swedish language and communication skills for working life situations with focus on the vocabulary and concepts of business language. The student will be introduced to both local and Scandinavian business life and business culture through learning Swedish. S/He will see bilingualism as a strength and is willing to improve his/her Swedish skills.

Student's Workload

Total work load of the course: 81 h
- of which scheduled studies 30 h
- of which autonomous studies 51 h
The assessment of student's own learning 1 h is included in contact lessons.

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

Secondary education syllabus.


Language of business life: company and product presentation, business correspondence, professional texts and oral communication situations in working life.

Regional Impact

The student will get familiar with companies in the region. Co-operation with Swedish UAS / HEI institutions in the region.


The student will be introduced to business life and business life the Nordic countries in Swedish.

Recommended or Required Reading and Other Learning Resources/Tools

Will be informed about at the beginning of the course / during the course.

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Active participation in contact teaching, speaking exercises, communicative language learning, pair work, group work, home assignments and independent studying.

Assessment Criteria

Grade 1:
The student can participate in predictable working life communication situations. The student is able to use simple structures and work-related words and expressions. The attitude toward learning Swedish is positive.

Grade 3:
The student manages fairly well in the most common predictable working life situations. The student is able to use different grammatical structures and phrases in work-related communication. The student has a fairly good command of vocabulary of his/her own field. The attitude toward learning Swedish is positive.

Grade 5:
The student is able to communicate on an advanced level. The student can interact fluently in different work-related situations and has an excellent command of grammatical structures and vocabulary. The attitude toward learning Swedish in positive. The student has an interest in improving his/her skills all the time.

Assessment Methods

Course participation, written and oral tasks and writtent examination. Grade in scale 1-5 /fail, as well as a grade in satisfactory (1-3) and good /4-5)/fail for speaking and writing skills, in accordance with the Language Decree on the second official language.

Further Information

The student is able to
- communicate in Swedish, in writing, at least on competence level B1-2 of the European Framework of Reference for Languages and the civil service language proficiency certificate will be registered in their records.