EKIA391 Reading and Writing in a Foreign Language (4 cr)

Study level:
Intermediate studies
Grading scale:
Responsible organisation:
Department of Language and Communication Studies
Curriculum periods:
2017-2018, 2018-2019, 2019-2020


Completion methods

Independent study; book exam.

Open University: contact teaching, web-based tasks, learning assignments, an exam or a combination of these (methods of study will be specified in the annual teaching programme before the start of each academic year).

Assessment details


Open University: Active participation (100% attendance usually required). Learning assignments or an exam.

Learning outcomes

After studying the books students will be able to:
- explain key concepts and approaches in studying and teaching reading and writing
- discuss and evaluate some methods used in researching and teaching reading and writing
- explain differences between L1 and L2 reading and writing
- explain the different elements and strategies included in planning the teaching of reading and writing


  • Aebersold, Jo Ann & Field, Mary Lee (1997). From reader to reading teacher. Issues and strategies for second language classrooms. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Hyland, K. (2003). Second language writing. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Completion methods

Method 1

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Method 2

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Parts of the completion methods
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