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Archived Curricula Guide 2011–2012
Curricula Guide is archieved. Please refer to current Curricula Guides
KKEN5 English Text Comprehension Course - Acting 3 ECTS
Organised by
Preceding studies
Level A English in upper secondary school, or equivalent skills (B1-B2 level of language competence). To achieve the required starting level, students may, for example, take an English prep course.
Course is available for:
  • Major subject students


Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: B2

Learning outcomes

After completing this study module, students

- can understand professional and academic texts of their own field
- can produce professional and academic texts
- can recognise the structure of academic text and the functions of its parts
- can utilise text structure and the clue words indicating semantic relations
- can recognise and interpret the structures that are essential to understanding texts
- have mastered terminology that is essential to their own field
- can produce outlined texts and use the terminology that they have learned during the course in different situations


This course will help students in their studies and later in following their own field and improving professional international communication.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Tutorials 39 h 0 h
Independent work 41 h 0 h

Teaching language

Finnish, English

Modes of study

During the academic year, an optional test for written skills will be organised twice for students who already possess the language skills this course aims at. Those who pass the test will be exempted from the written skills course.

Evaluation and evaluation criteria

Numeric 1-5.
Evaluation by written final exam and regular and active participation.

Study materials

Material distributed during the course.

Belongs to following study modules

Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
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