English Communication and Grammar

2018/2019

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

The module comprises relevant coursework communication, associated exercises, and a take- home assignment.

Learning objectives

Knowledge

  • selected areas of English grammar of importance to spoken and written communication in English
  • the role of grammatical structures in meaning making and their importance to written and spoken communication.

Skills

  • explaining grammatical phenomena in concrete English texts by using appropriate and correct terminology
  • using grammatical knowledge in actual language production and development of oral and written proficiency

  • communicating specialized subject matter in clear and communicatively fluent English

Competences

  • using methods and concepts for analyzing grammatical structures with a view towards improving communication, for example as regards language efficiency and precision
  • analyzing English texts particularly with a view to describing grammatical structures and phenomena

  • assessing the quality of texts in English, including students’ own written texts.

Extent and expected workload

5 ECTS

Exam

Exams

Name of examEnglish Communication and Grammar
Type of exam
Written exam
The examination is a 48-hour take-home assignment on the most important grammatical areas covered in the course. The assignment paper must comprise grammatical analysis and textual assessment.
The exam consists of two parts. Both parts should be passed. The student will receive one grade.
Any re-examinations will be held in accordance with the above guidelines on the basis of a revised assignment paper.
ECTS5
Permitted aids
All written and all electronic aids
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingExternal examination

Facts about the module

Danish titleKommunikation og grammatik på engelsk
Module codeBALISE201810
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterSpring
ECTS5
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Language and International Studies
FacultyThe Faculty of Humanities