English Communication and Grammar


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

The module comprises relevant coursework Communication, associated exercises, and an individual take-home assignment.

Learning objectives


The student must attain

Knowledge and understanding of:

  • selected areas of English 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 across genres.



The student must attain

Skills in:

  • 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.


The student must attain

Competencies in:

  • 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.

Type of instruction

Please see § 17 in the curriculum.



Name of examEnglish Communication and Grammar
Type of exam
Written exam
The examination is a 48-hour individual 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.
Permitted aids
All written and all electronic aids
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingExternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleKommunikation og grammatik på engelsk
Module codeBALISE2010
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionDanish
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module


Education ownerBachelor of Arts (BA) in Language and International Studies, English
Study BoardStudy Board of International and Cross‐Cultural Studies
DepartmentDepartment of Culture and Learning
FacultyFaculty of Social Sciences and Humanities