Course GEN2S2

English for Specific Purposes: Oral Communication in Intercultural Workplaces

7.5 Credits
First Cycle

Starts week 35, 2022

The overall objective of the course is to prepare students for their professional career by developing their awareness of communication issues of relevance in global contexts. On completion of the course students will, in English, be able to:

  • use basic skills in oral discussions in English
  • communicate their opinions clearly, as well as respond to the opinions of others
  • search for topical information and present it in a concise form, as well as reflect on the information in group discussions
  • describe linguistic variation and registers in English and how these work by analysing different communicative situations
  • use presentation techniques
  • describe relevant aspects of intercultural workplaces
  • communicate and explain their own ideas and interpretations of the course material
  • discuss different aspects of intercultural communication and how these can be applied in their future professional work.
Starts and ends:
week 35, 2022 - week 44, 2022
Study Rate:
50%
Location:
Flexible (Falun)
Time of Day:
Day
Teaching form:
Distance
Language:
English
Entry Qualifications:
  • General entry requirements and English 6. No knowledge of Swedish is required
Application Code:
HDA-H3CX5
Main field of study:
Online Education
Compulsory meetings:
0 physical
7 online
Computer Skills:

Surf on the Internet, read and send emails, use a word-processing programme (e.g. Word). Connect a camera and headphones to the computer and install a programme using instructions.

Computer Capacity:

Access to a computer (Not a mini pc, tablet or similar) that is not older than three years (or equivalent) and broadband connection, at least 1 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. Web-based meetings with sound and image where simple presentations can be held. Lectures can be broadcast live or can alternatively be made available afterwards online.

Tuition Fee
First Tuition Fee Installment:
10,875 SEK
Total Tuition Fee:
10,875 SEK
EU/EEA Citizens or exchange students are not required to pay fees.
Information on application and tuition fees: www.universityadmissions.se.
Literature List

Literature lists are published at the latest one month ahead of the course start date.

To Literature List
How may we help you?

Ask us about studying at Dalarna University.
support@du.se
+46 23-77 88 88

Course room in Learn

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Course Coordinator
Miguel Garcia Yeste

Starts week 3, 2023

The overall objective of the course is to prepare students for their professional career by developing their awareness of communication issues of relevance in global contexts. On completion of the course students will, in English, be able to:

  • use basic skills in oral discussions in English
  • communicate their opinions clearly, as well as respond to the opinions of others
  • search for topical information and present it in a concise form, as well as reflect on the information in group discussions
  • describe linguistic variation and registers in English and how these work by analysing different communicative situations
  • use presentation techniques
  • describe relevant aspects of intercultural workplaces
  • communicate and explain their own ideas and interpretations of the course material
  • discuss different aspects of intercultural communication and how these can be applied in their future professional work.
Starts and ends:
week 3, 2023 - week 12, 2023
Study Rate:
50%
Location:
Flexible (Falun)
Time of Day:
Mixed
Teaching form:
Distance
Language:
English
Entry Qualifications:
  • General entry requirements and English 6. No knowledge of Swedish is required
Application Code:
HDA-V3EF2
Main field of study:
Online Education
Compulsory meetings:
0 physical
7 online
Computer Skills:

Surf on the Internet, read and send emails, use a word-processing programme (e.g. Word). Connect a camera and headphones to the computer and install a programme using instructions.

Computer Capacity:

Access to a computer (Not a mini pc, tablet or similar) that is not older than three years (or equivalent) and broadband connection, at least 1 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. Web-based meetings with sound and image where simple presentations can be held. Lectures can be broadcast live or can alternatively be made available afterwards online.

Tuition Fee
First Tuition Fee Installment:
10,875 SEK
Total Tuition Fee:
10,875 SEK
EU/EEA Citizens or exchange students are not required to pay fees.
Information on application and tuition fees: www.universityadmissions.se.
Apply
Open for late application
Literature List

Literature lists are published at the latest one month ahead of the course start date.

To Literature List
How may we help you?

Ask us about studying at Dalarna University.
support@du.se
+46 23-77 88 88

Course Coordinator
Miguel Garcia Yeste