Credits: 3

Schedule: 09.01.2019 - 27.03.2019

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Maurice Forget

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Provided on demand

Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Upon completion of this course, the students will be able to

- Recognise the strategies and elements that enhance clarity and audience-friendliness in both oral and written communication

- Apply these strategies and elements in oral presentations and writing related to their field of study

- Distinguish between formal and informal styles of communication

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

This course introduces written and oral communication principles and strategies that are applicable to professional and academic purposes and is at the same time integrated with a content course. Written tasks and oral tasks will support the content course and be largely determined by its requirements. Throughout this course, students work individually and/or in small groups to develop their presentation and writing skills. Moreover, students give and receive constructive feedback on their work and revise it accordingly.

Working Life Skills: Varies according to each integration project.

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

- Preparatory assignments 40%

- Written assignment(s) 30%

- Oral assignment(s) 30% (Videoed)

Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

81 h (Small group instruction 24 - 36 h + independent work 45 - 57 h)

Study Material (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Provided by the teacher

Substitutes for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Kie-98.1114, Kie-98.1115, LC-1110 + LC-1112

Course Homepage (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020):

CEFR level (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

B2 or higher

Grading Scale (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

0 - 5

Registration for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 


Further Information (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

This course is strongly recommended for second year and over students. At 3-credits, this course fulfils the university regulations on foreign language studies for oral and written skills. Participants must attend 80% of the class sessions. If you have 1-2 prior credits in English that fulfil the foreign language requirement, we recommend you sign up for LC-1116 Directed studies in English.


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