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Archived Curricula Guide 2012–2015
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KKENVAL4 Talk at Work: Dialogue 2 ECTS
Organised by
Preceding studies
Introduction to Academic English course (4 ECTS) or a B1-B2 level course in some other foreign language or equivalent.


Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: C1
Strategic themes: Internationalisation

General description

The course aims to provide students with such communication skills that help further dialogue in the work place when using English as a lingua franca.

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course the students will

• be able to understand and know how to overcome barriers to effective communication
• have knowledge and tools to reflect on and develop their own communication skills
• be able to use strategies to enhance dialogue and constructive communication at work


During the course the students will

• acquaint themselves with the concept of dialogue
• analyse the role of language in the context of workplace communication
• practice strategies of sharing meaning through dialogue in a group
• develop strategies for dealing with conflict
• engage in a common workplace task (e.g. negotiating a strategy for an organization)

Teaching methods

The average student workload for a 2 credit course is 54 hours (2 x 27). This is a contact course with 26 h of classwork and 28 h of independent guided preparation.

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
In English
Participation in course work 
In English

Evaluation and evaluation criteria

Continuous assessment, satisfactory completion of tasks (specific criteria given with tasks), attendance and active participation, other criteria will be given by the teacher.

Study materials

Will be distributed by the teacher and/or through Moodle.

Belongs to following study modules

Language Centre
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.