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COURSE SYLLABUS

English 1 30 credits

Engelska 1
First cycle, E0024S
Version
Course syllabus valid: Autumn 2022 Sp 1 - Present
The version indicates the term and period for which this course syllabus is valid. The most recent version of the course syllabus is shown first.


Education level
First cycle
Grade scale
U G VG
Subject
English
Subject group (SCB)
English

Entry requirements

In order to meet the general entry requirements for first cycle studies you must have successfully completed upper secondary education and documented skills in English language + Swedish upper secondary school course English 6.


More information about English language requirements


Selection

The selection is based on final school grades or Swedish Scholastic Aptitude Test.



Course Aim

  After having completed this course, the student should be able to:

·       communicate in and understand spoken and written English from different registers and at different levels of formality

·       demonstrate basic knowledge of applied phonetics

·       demonstrate knowledge of how the English language is structured

·       read, understand and analyse literary texts in English using basic literary terminology

·       demonstrate knowledge and understanding of literary texts in English in their cultural, historical and linguistic contexts

·       show a good understanding of the relationship between language and society and how this is manifested in language use

·       show awareness of how the use and understanding of English is impacted by context and word meaning 


Contents

Module 1: Oral communication and written production (6 credits)

Module 2: Grammar (6 credits)

Module 3: Literature (6 credits)

Module 4: Linguistics (6 credits)

Module 5: Literature and society (6 credits) 


Realization
Each course occasion´s language and form is stated and appear on the course page on Luleå University of Technology's website.

Lectures, seminars, group activities, group discussions, oral and written exercises. 


Examination
If there is a decision on special educational support, in accordance with the Guideline Student's rights and obligations at Luleå University of Technology, an adapted or alternative form of examination can be provided.

Course assignments Oral communication and written production (6 credits)

Course assignments Grammar (6 credits)

Course assignments Literature (6 credits)

Course assignments Linguistics (6 credits)

Course assignments Literature and society (6 credits) 


Examiner
Malin Lidström Brock

Literature. Valid from Autumn 2022 Sp 1
Unless otherwise specified, the latest edition should be used for all course literature. No translated or abridged versions are allowed.

Module 1: Oral communication and written production
Rönnerdahl, G., & Johansson, S. Introducing English pronunciation – British or American version. Studentlitteratur.
Webbased material.

Module 2: Grammar
Börjars, K., & Burridge, K. Introducing English grammar. Routledge.
Herbst, T. English linguistics : A coursebook for students of English. De Gruyter Mouton.
Webbased material.

Module 3: Literature
A list of novels will be provided by the teacher before the course starts.
Webbased material.

Module 4: Linguistics
Mooney, A., & Evans B. Language, society & power: An introduction. Routledge.
Herbst, T. English linguistics : A coursebook for students of English. De Gruyter Mouton.
Webbased material.

Module 5: Literature and society
Daldry, S. (Director). (2000). Billy Elliot [Film].
Hamid, M. (2007). The reluctant fundamentalist.
Webbased material.

Course offered by
Department of Health, Education and Technology

Modules
CodeDescriptionGrade scaleCrStatusFrom periodTitle
0001Course assignments Oral communication and written productionU G VG6.00MandatoryA22
0002Course assignments GrammarU G VG6.00MandatoryA22
0003Course assignments LiteratureU G VG6.00MandatoryA22
0004Course assignments LinguisticsU G VG6.00MandatoryA22
0005Course assignments Literature and societyU G VG6.00MandatoryA22

Syllabus established
by Anna Öqvist, Director of Undergraduate Studies at the Department of Health, Education and Technology 11 Feb 2022

Last revised