Engineering English 1

Structure Type: Course
Code: IKTP0202
Type: Compulsory
Level: Bachelor
Credits: 3.0 points
Responsible Teacher: Kiikkala, Sanna-Liisa
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Course Implementations, Planned Year of Study and Semester

Curriculum  Semester  Credits  Start of Semester  End of Semester
I-KT-2010   1 spring   3.0   2011-01-05   2011-06-17  
I-KT-2010V   1 spring   3.0   2011-01-05   2011-06-17  
I-KT-2011   1 spring   3.0   2012-01-09   2012-06-18  
I-KT-2011V   1 spring   3.0   2012-01-09   2012-06-18  
I-KT-2012   1 spring   3.0   2013-01-05   2013-06-18  
I-KT-2012V   1 spring   3.0   2013-01-05   2013-06-18  
I-KT-2013   1 spring   3.0        
KT-2014   1 spring   3.0        
KT-2015   1 spring   3.0        

Learning Outcomes

The student can present a company and a product in the field of mechanical engineering. S/he can read texts in the field of mechanical engineering and understands most of them. S/he also knows the most important vocabuiary in the field and in the common core theme. S/he can write documents related to the projects of the common core theme. The student can tell about her/his own education in English. S/he also manages in telephone situations related to work and mechanical engineering.

Student's Workload

Total work load of the course: 81 h, of which
scheduled studies 42 h
and autonomous studies 39 h

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

Preparatory English or secondary education English studies.

Contents

Oral and written communication needed in working life, e.g. telling about education, telephoning, company/product presentation. Texts and vocabulary in the field mechanical engineering.

Recommended or Required Reading

Material compiled by the teacher

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Contact teaching, home assignments and independent studying.

Assessment Criteria

Grade 5: The student is able to communicate fluently, almost without mistakes, both in speech and in writing in work-related situations. S/he has an extensive vocabulary of the field and understands field-specific texts without difficulty. The student can produce a well-structured and almost faultless project report.
Grade 3: The student knows the essential vocabulary and understands the texts in the field. S/he is able to participate in a work-related conversation, with occasional mistakes and errors in the speech. The student is able to produce a project report or an abstract for it.
Grade 1: The student knows the basic vocabulary of the field and understands the main points of texts in the field. S/he can follow work discussions and can give a presentation by reading it from the paper. The student is able to produce a satisfactory project report, or an abstract for it, using a template.

Assessment Methods

Exams, continuous assessment and active participation in contact teaching.

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