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Swedish for International Students 2 4.5 credits

Svenska för internationella studenter 2
First cycle, S0047P
Course syllabus valid: Autumn 2021 Sp 1 - Spring 2022 Sp 4
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
G U 3 4 5
Subject group (SCB)
Swedish/Scandinavian Languages

Entry requirements

In order to meet the general entry requirements for first cycle studies you must have successfully completed upper secondary education and have documented skills in English language. Exemption for Swedish A and B / Swedish 1-3. and S0046P Swedish for International Students 1 or the equivalent Good knowledge in English, equivalent to English 5

More information about English language requirements


The selection is based on 1-165 credits.

Course Aim
After finished course, the student is to have gained basic language skills. The student must:
  • handle everyday language situations so that the student can present themselves and their background in Swedish, both in speech and in writing
  • tell something about their interests in Swedish
  • be able to read and understand simple Swedish texts
  • be able to make use of basic knowledge about the structure of the Swedish language

The course includes:
  • basic vocabulary, phrases and grammar such as word order of principal clauses, verb groups and some common tenses, pronouns as well as adjectives in singular and plural
  • time expressions
  • pronunciation training
  • exercises in listening comprehension and reading comprehensions

Each course occasion´s language and form is stated and appear on the course page on Luleå University of Technology's website.
Teaching and learning is done by short walkthroughs and practical exercises designed to make the student try and develop their abilities in Swedish. Active participation during lessons as well as home studies are a requirement for the student to attain the knowledge required for a passing grade.

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.
Written examination

Katja Merkle Söderholm

Transition terms
The course S0047P is equal to SX009S

Literature. Valid from Autumn 2015 Sp 1
Levy Scherrer, Paula & Lindemalm, Karl (2014). Rivstart A1+A2.Textbok. Natur och kultur: Stockholm. ISBN 978-91-27-4342-02 (chapters 4-7).

Course offered by
Department of Health, Education and Technology

CodeDescriptionGrade scaleCrStatusFrom periodTitle
0001Written examG U 3 4 54.50MandatoryA14

Syllabus established
by Monica Johansson, Head of Department at the Department of Arts, Communication and Education 14 Feb 2014

Last revised
by Anna Öqvist, Assistant Director of Undergraduate Studies at the Department of Health, Education and Technology underdepartment Pedagogy, language and didactics 10 Feb 2021