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Professional Swedish

Structure Type: Study unit
Code: TLVP1402
Curriculum: TT 2020V
Level: Bachelor of Engineering
Year of Study: 3 (2022-2023)
Semester: Autumn
Credits: 4 cr
Responsible Teacher: Savolainen, Katariina
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Courses During the Academic Year 2022-2023

Impl.Group(s)Study TimeTeacher(s)LanguageEnrolment
3007TT2020V-3, TT2020V-3A, TT2020V-3B2022-08-26 – 2022-12-03Katariina SavolainenFinnish2022-08-01 – 2022-09-06

Learning Outcomes

The student will attain writing and speaking skills in Swedish language required in one’s profession, as stipulated by The Language Decree 6.6.2003/424 .

The student can introduce a company and a product in her/his own field of study. The student can write professional e-mails and business letters, application letter and CV in Swedish. The student can read professional texts. The student can communicate in Swedish in various speaking situations in working life.

Student's Workload

The total workload 108 h, containing 40 h of scheduled contact studies and 68 h of individual work.
The assessment of student’s own learning 1 h is included in contact lessons.

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

Secondary education Swedish studies


Company presentation and product description
Busines communications, job application and CV
Professional texts
Speaking situations in working life

Recommended or Required Reading and Other Learning Resources/Tools

Material supplied by the teacher.

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Blended learning: independent studying online, various methods of online teaching, oral and independently completed written assignments and exercises.

Assessment Criteria

Grade 5:
The student manages well in various work-related situations and uses structures correctly. The student knows an extensive vocabulary of the field. The student has a positive attitude towards language learning.
Grade 3: The student manages satisfactorily in most usual work-related situations and uses structures and phrases, with occasional mistakes. The student uses the vocabulary leartn during the study unit. The attitude totards language learning is positive.
Grade 1: The student is able to participate in most usual work-related situations ja uses simple structures and single words in communications. The student knows part of the vocabulary leartn during the study unit. The student has a positive attitude towards language learning.

Assessment Methods

Oral and written exam, contiuous assessment.

Further Information

Grade in scale 1-5 /fail. The student will get the mention of the Language Decree on the secont fiicial language in his/her degree certificate, 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.