XEN0005 Complementary Course in English (3 cr)

Study level:
Other studies
Grading scale:
Pass - fail
Responsible organisation:
Centre for Multilingual Academic Communication
Curriculum periods:
2020-2021, 2021-2022, 2022-2023, 2023-2024



In the course we will work on your spoken, written, listening and reading skills through individual, pair and group tasks. Expect a heavy homework load and expect to get out of it as much as you put into it.


Luennot, pari- ja ryhmätehtävät, keskusteluharjoitukset.

Learning outcomes

Course aim is to revise, restore and improve those skills that have deteriorated through lack of use, opportunity or courage.

Additional information

Toteutetaan vain Jyväskylän avoimen yliopiston opintojaksona.

Description of prerequisites

Intermediate to upper-intermediate level English course open to all students who have completed at least their basic studies in English at comprehensive school level and beyond. All teaching is done in English and all participants are expected to be able to understand spoken English and communicate in English (at least to some degree). Very little Finnish is used or allowed to be used in this course.

Completion methods

Method 1

Evaluation criteria:
Compulsory and active participation. Successful completion of assignments.
Select all marked parts
Parts of the completion methods

Teaching (3 cr)

Participation in teaching
Grading scale:
Pass - fail
English, Finnish
No published teaching