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SCANDANAVIAN LANGUAGE

> Level 1
SN 1001
SCANDINAVIAN LANGUAGE 1
CREDIT POINTS 15

Course Co-ordinator: Dr T Wills

Pre-requisite(s): None.

Note(s): Please note, this course is designed for beginners to Scandinavian Languages and is not available to native speakers.

This course will be available as part of a Sustained Study programme in Scandinavian language.

This intensive language course aims to introduce the fundamentals of the grammar and a basic working vocabulary of a Scandinavian language, currently Swedish, and to give extensive practice in reading, writing, listening and speaking. Students will learn to interact in both dialogues and written language, and also get some cultural insight. The course is designed to give students a sound foundation in the language, enabling them to progress to SN 1501 and thereafter to level 2.

3 one-hour written language classes, 1 one-hour oral class per week.

1st Attempt: 1 two-hour written examination (80%) and in-course assessment: 4 linguistic exercises (20%).

Resit: 1 two-hour written examination (100%).

Formative Assessment and Feedback Information

Weekly formative assessments of different aspects of written Scandinavian language.

Written and/or verbal feedback is given on all assessments. Additional informal feedback on performance is also given in both written language classes and oral classes.

SN 1501
SCANDINAVIAN LANGUAGE 2
CREDIT POINTS 15

Course Co-ordinator: Dr T Wills

Pre-requisite(s): SN 1001 Level 1 Scandinavian Language 1

Note(s): Please note, this course is designed for beginners to Scandinavian Languages and is not available to native speakers.

This course will be available as part of a Sustained Study programme in Scandinavian language.

Building on SN 1001 Scandinavian Language I, students will continue their introduction to speaking, listening, reading and writing in a Scandinavian language, currently Swedish. Students will learn to interact in both dialogues and written language, and also get some cultural insight. The course is designed to give students further development in the language, enabling them to progress to level 2.

3 one-hour written language classes, 1 one-hour oral class per week.

1st Attempt: 1 two-hour written examination (80%) and in-course assessment: 4 linguistic exercises (20%).

Resit: 1 two-hour written examination (100%).

Formative Assessment and Feedback Information

Weekly formative assessments of different aspects of written Scandinavian language.

Written and/or verbal feedback is given on all assessments. Additional informal feedback on performance is also given in both written language classes and oral classes.

 

> Level 2
SN 2001
SCANDINAVIAN LANGUAGE 3
CREDIT POINTS 15

Course Co-ordinator: Dr T Wills

Pre-requisite(s): Normally SN 1001 and SN 1501 or permission of Head of School.

Written and spoken language.
Introduction to very basic cultural phenomena.
Reading passages.
Writing exercises.
Translation exercises.
Role play.
Dialogue.
Readings and discussions about Scandinavian culture.

3 one-hour language classes per week; 1 oral tutorial per week.

1st Attempt: Course work: 4 in-class exercises equally weighted (60%); 1 two-hour Examination (40% = Oral 10%, written 30%).

Resit: 1 two-hour written examination (100%).

Formative Assessment and Feedback Information

Four written assessments, in weeks 3, 6, 8 and 11.

The above assessments are given CAS marks, and written or verbal feedback is also given.

Additional informal feedback on performance and workshop participation is also given.

SN 2501
SCANDINAVIAN LANGUAGE 4
CREDIT POINTS 15

Course Co-ordinator: Dr T Wills

Pre-requisite(s): Normally SN 2001 or permission of Head of School.

Written and spoken Scandinavian language.

Introduction to very basic cultural phenomena.
Reading passages.
Writing exercises.
Translation exercises.
Role play.
Dialogue.
Readings and discussions about Scandinavian culture.

3 one-hour language classes per week; 1 one-hour oral tutorial per week.

1st Attempt: Course work - 4 in-class exercises equally weighted (60%) 1 two-hour Examination (40% = Oral 10%, written 30%).

Resit: 1 two-hour written examination (100%).

Formative Assessment and Feedback Information

Four written assessments, in weeks 3, 6, 8 and 11.

The above assessments are given CAS marks, and written or verbal feedback is also given. Additional informal feedback on performance and workshop participation is also given.