XSU0014 Writing Course (4 cr)
The aim of the course is for the students to learn to master the conventions of writing communication, different types of text, and academic writing skills. Additionally, students will search for individualized ways to develop his/her own languages skills through writing.
During the course’s contact hours, the students will practice writing in different kinds of short assignments, in both pairs and groups. There are also 4-6 larger written text assignments, which are given as homework. The students will be able to influence the type and scope of the written assignments.
Completion of the course requires attendance and completion of the given tasks within the agreed time. During the course, the students receive feedback and evaluation of their texts. The students also evaluate their own work and give and receive peer feedback.
STATUS: Supplementary course
TARGET GROUP: Students who have completed at least Suomi 3
Description of prerequisites
PROFICIENCY LEVEL: B1-C1