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The student needs to have completed the mandatory English language study unit, Professional Communication in English or equivalent, prior to taking this study unit.

Basic information

  • Target audience: People who want to learn to speak fluent English
  • Application period: 9.12.-8.1.2021
  • Date: 22.1.-23.4.2021
  • Scope: 5 ECTS
  • Location: Leppävaara campus
  • Price: 75 €

Study unit's learning outcomes

The student is able to:

  • deliver effective presentations and speeches in academic and general situations
  • interact smoothly and take an active part in discussions and conversations
  • understand the significance of nonverbal communication
  • speak with improved pronunciation and a richer vocabulary

The study unit's themes

  • orientation and self-assessment of communication skills
  • persuasive communication strategies and techniques in presentations, discussions, pitches, interviews and debates
  • language needed while mingling in an intercultural context
  • teamwork and organisational communication

Prerequisites

The student needs to have completed the mandatory English language study unit, Professional Communication in English or equivalent, prior to taking this study unit.

Learning materials

Learning materials in Canvas.

Evaluation

The study unit is assessed on a point-basis. The student is awarded points on attendance and five different spoken assignments. 

Schedule

Weekly contact sessions are held in Leppävaara as follows:

  • 22.01.2021 12.30 - 15.00
  • 29.01.2021 12.30 - 15.00
  • 05.02.2021 12.30 - 15.00
  • 12.02.2021 12.30 - 15.00
  • 19.02.2021 12.30 - 15.00
  • 05.03.2021 12.30 - 15.00
  • 12.03.2021 12.30 - 15.00
  • 19.03.2021 12.30 - 15.00
  • 26.03.2021 12.30 - 15.00
  • 09.04.2021 12.30 - 15.00
  • 16.04.2021 12.30 - 15.00
  • 23.04.2021 12.30 - 15.00

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