Topic outline

  • Welcome to LC-1117, English written and oral skills integrated with CHEM-C2340

    Not available unless: You belong to CHEM2340 (SISU)

    Teacher                Maxi-Ann Campbell, Aalto University Language Centre
    Workload            Small group instruction 24h + independent work 57h (3ETCS)
    Learning goals    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, and
        • distinguish between formal and informal styles of communication.

    This 3-ECTS English module is integrated with CHEM-C2340: the English module content and exercises are directly tied to the CHEM course contents and schedule.  For the English course, participants are required to attend 80% of the contact sessions.  

    LC-1117 introduces written and oral communication principles and strategies that are applicable to professional and academic purposes.  Throughout the 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.

    Grading:              0-5 
    See also Overview of assignments below.