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KKENYP Introduction to Academic English (YKY, YTK) 4 ECTS
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Language and communication studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Language Centre
Level B2

Learning outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course, students will
• know the basics of academic reading and writing
• understand and critically evaluate sources, and express their own argumentation clearly and logically in appropriate academic/professional style
• be able to communicate clearly and logically about their own field following appropriate academic/professional conventions
• work cooperatively and effectively in groups, negotiating and contributing to the completion of tasks
• have an understanding of English as a lingua franca and the influence of context and culture on communication
• have the necessary skills to evaluate and continue developing their English language and communication skills independently

Enrolment for University Studies

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Nancy Aalto, Teacher responsible
Michael Horwood, Teacher responsible


3-Sep-2013 – 9-Dec-2013
Tutorials 52 hours
Group 1 / Aalto
Tue 3-Sep-2013 - 3-Dec-2013 weekly at 9-12, Päätalo B4116
Group 2 / Horwood
Mon 9-Sep-2013 - 9-Dec-2013 weekly at 14.00-17.00, Virta ML53
Independent work 56 hours