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Enrol
2.1.2018 at 12:00 - 7.1.2018 at 23:59

Timetable

Here is the course’s teaching schedule. Check the description for possible other schedules.

DateTimeLocation
Fri 19.1.2018
09:00 - 13:00
Fri 26.1.2018
09:00 - 11:00

Other teaching

19.01.2018 Fri 09.00-13.00
26.01.2018 Fri 09.00-11.00
Kenneth Kidd
Teaching language: English
15.01. - 26.02.2018 Mon 12.15-15.45
17.01. - 28.02.2018 Wed 12.15-15.45
Edward Hunter
Teaching language: English

Description

Students of the Faculty of Law

This course completely fulfils the foreign language requirement in the degree.

Starting level CEFR B2

If you are uncertain about your CEFR level (pdf), contact the teacher or the tutor before signing up.

See WebOodi for other courses supporting the further development of the competence provided by this course.

The aim of the course is for students to activate and develop skills in the academic and professional English of their field and to gain confidence in communicating in situations relevant to their studies and professional life. The intention is that students improve their ability to

  • understand general and academic/professional spoken English
  • discuss/present in academic/professional English fluently and spontaneously
  • read and understand academic/professional English texts
  • write academic/professional English texts clearly and accurately
  • take responsibility for their own learning and become more autonomous language learners, in order to promote life-long learning.

Ideally this course will be taken in periods 1 or 2 of the second year. However, courses will be offered at other times.

Depending on the particular needs of the group, the course will include

  • field-specific materials from a range of sources such as journals, (text) books, and the Internet, provided by students and the teacher
  • reading the material, applying appropriate strategies
  • writing texts relevant to the students' academic and professional needs
  • presenting and discussing topics related to the fields of study
  • becoming familiar with strategies and tools for future language development.

Moodle / other media

Students choose texts from their field to be used as materials.

Pass/fail

The course uses peer evaluation, self-evaluation and evaluation by the teacher.

Ensimmäiset kaksi ryhmätapaamista ovat pakollisia. Lisätietoja ALMS-kurssista verkossa www.helsinki.fi/kksc/alms.

Diverse course formats with 108 hours of work

Courses based on regular meetings include 56 contact hrs and 52 hrs of independent work.

ALMS courses include 108 hours of work.

The Language Centre requires students to attend approximately 80% of the classes. Concessions may be made if warranted by the nature of the course. However, 100% attendance may be required for contact lessons related to self-access courses or equivalent studies.

Jonathon Martin

This course replaces the courses 99501 and 995010 English Academic and Professional Skills offered prior to autumn 2017.