Course EN3076

Core Areas of Applied English Linguistics

7.5 Credits
Second Cycle

Starts week 36, 2018

On completion of the course, the students shall be able to:

  • demonstrate critical understanding of the history and development of Applied Linguistics by taking a critical approach to the diverse theoretical orientations that have had an impact on the area
  • demonstrate critical understanding of key terms and concepts in Applied Linguistics and ability to use them
  • critically examine the role of English in contexts that are relevant to Applied Linguistics and, more specifically, show an understanding of the role of Applied Linguistics in meeting the diverse communication needs of various groups of people using English
  • communicate ideas, develop arguments and discuss academic work, showing a high level of communicative competence in both written and spoken academic English.
Starts and ends:
wk36, 2018 - wk45, 2018
Study Rate:
50%
Location:
Flexible (Falun)
Time of Day:
Day
Teaching form:
IT-distance
Language:
English
Other:
Only for Exchange Students (Erasmus)
Entry Qualifications:
  • 90 credits in English including 30 credits at First cycle level 2 or equivalent knowledge. Furthermore proficiency in English documented by one of the following international proficiency test is required: a TOEFL test including TWE with a minimum of 630 (paper) 267 (computer) or 109 (Internet); a Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency with an A or B grade; an IELTS test with a minimum of 7.5 (and no module under 7), or the equivalent knowledge
Application Code:
HDA-H2XZ3
Main field of study:
Online Education
Compulsory meetings:
0 physical
8 online
Computer Skills:

Surf on the Internet, read and send emails, use a word-processing programme (e.g. Word). Plug in peripherals to your computer, install programmes and adapt installations for your computer.

Computer Capacity:

Access to a computer (Not a mini pc, tablet or similar) that is not older than two years (or equivalent) and broadband connection, at least 2 Mbit/s (not mobile broadband, because mobile broadband can vary considerably in speed).

Means of Education:

Higher rate of web-based communication where our learning platform (Learn) is a natural element of the course, as are web-based meetings using sound and image. Lectures can be broadcast live or can alternatively be made available afterwards online. Use more advanced programmes – for example, simulation programmes.