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TENG0101 English: Reading Comprehension (CEFR B2), 3 ECTS cr. 
Code TENG0101  Validity 01.01.1950 -
Name English: Reading Comprehension (CEFR B2)  Abbreviation English: Readin 
Credits3 ECTS cr.  Date of expiry  
TypeLanguage studies Subject0004 English 
ClassCourse  Hours  
Study right   GradingPass, Fail, Grades 1-5 
Recommended timing 
   
Organisation Language Centre 

Description
Aim 

The course provides the student with an opportunity to develop critical reading skills by exploring texts and terminology typically encountered in academic study and the student’s field of studies. The objective of the course is to develop skills, strategies and other resources the student will need to read discipline specific texts more effectively.

Upon successful completion of the course the students should be able
1) to read and understand discipline specific texts in English
2) to use reading strategies
3) to recognise various text structures and terminology
4) to identify different types of texts
5) to understand the structure of academic and scientific articles
6) to follow research in their field of study
7) to achieve the level B2 of the CEFR (the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages).

 
Contents 

Reading academic articles and other professional literature.

 
Previous studies 

Upper secondary school or equivalent.

 
Methods 

Group work. Independent study. Exercises 36 h.

 
Requirements 

Active participation in classroom sessions and successful completion of the course assignments.

 
More literature information and extra material 

The literature will be determined by the instructor.

 
Evaluation 

Pass/fail based on course assignments.

 
Timing 

Autumn and spring term

 
Target Group 

First-year students.

 
Tutor 

Robert FitzSimmons
Zoë Koivu

 
Language of instruction 

English

 
Compulsory 

Compulsory

 
Additional information 

An optional placement examination will be arranged on the Language Centre's make-up exam days. Students attaining a score of 80 % or higher on the examination will be exempted from the course. This standard requires a strong background in English and familiarity with terminology in main subject studies.

 


Current and upcoming courses
Functions Name Type ECTS cr. Teacher Schedule
Finished English Reading for Academic Purposes, Group 1  Group Exercise  Robert Fitzsimmons 
02.09.19mon 13.15-16.45
06.09.19fri 13.15-16.45
09.09.19mon 13.15-16.45
13.09.19fri 13.15-16.45
16.09.19mon 13.15-16.45
20.09.19fri 13.15-16.45
23.09.19mon 13.15-16.45
27.09.19fri 13.15-16.45
30.09.19mon 09.15-12.45
Finished English Reading for Academic Purposes, Group 2  Group Exercise  Robert Fitzsimmons 
04.09.19wed 09.15-12.45
11.09.19wed 09.15-12.45
18.09.19wed 09.15-12.45
02.10.19wed 09.15-12.45
07.10.19mon 09.15-12.45
09.10.19wed 09.15-12.45
14.10.19mon 09.15-12.45
16.10.19wed 09.15-12.45
18.10.19fri 09.15-12.45
Reg. time is off. English Reading for Academic Purposes, Group 3, Tourism Research  Group Exercise  Zoe Koivu 
22.10.19tue 12.30-15.00
24.10.19thu 09.15-11.45
29.10.19tue 12.30-15.00
31.10.19thu 09.15-11.45
05.11.19tue 12.30-15.00
07.11.19thu 09.15-11.45
12.11.19tue 12.30-15.00
14.11.19thu 09.15-11.45
19.11.19tue 12.30-15.00
21.11.19thu 09.15-11.45
26.11.19tue 12.30-15.00
28.11.19thu 09.15-11.45
Reg. time not started English Reading for Academic Purposes  Group Exercise  Robert Fitzsimmons  10.01.20 -14.02.20

Upcoming exams
No exams.