Swedish 2: module 2
Time: 19:35 - 21:05
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
Course Code: LSV22
Duration: 12 sessions (over 12 weeks)
What is the course about?
The course aims to show students how to cope with everyday situations with increased confidence; to increase
knowledge of grammar and word order; to begin to discuss topical issues.
This course teaches you the Swedish language with a focus on speaking, using a variety of methods and sources.
This is a live online course. You will need:
- Internet connection. The classes work best with Chrome.
- A computer with microphone and camera is best (e.g. a PC/laptop/iMac/MacBook), or a tablet/iPad/smart phone/iPhone if you don't have a computer.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.
What will we cover?
You will learn vocabulary and basic Swedish structures covering: work life and applying for work, Swedish lifestyle, traditions and etiquette.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
- talk about your current or last job
- understand when others describe their work tasks
- write a short letter using a dictionary
- write a personal invitation for an event
- read and discuss the information in diagrams
- read a basic factual text
- when to use preterite and when to use present perfect
- adverbs for now and then
- indirect speech (subordinate clauses)
- adverbs for position, destination and from position
- reflexive possessive pronouns.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
This course requires the student to have completed Swedish 2 module 1 or equivalent. Students should be able to make basic conversation about everyday situations, read short instructions and understand news reports in simple Swedish. They should also have a good knowledge of simple past and future tenses, be familiar with the present perfect and pluperfect tenses and feel confident with present tense.
You will also need to be able to respond to simple instructions and explanations, as well as read course documents, in English. You will need to be at ease with the use of numbers for daily activities (e.g. using money, telling the time, using the 24 hour clock, reading timetables). It would also be helpful if you had some knowledge of basic grammar terminology such as: a verb, a noun and conjugation.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
Our courses are characterised by spoken interaction and communication. Typical activities include pair work, group work, role plays and games. A range of resources will be used to support your learning including presentations, hand-outs, and audio-visual material.
Homework is highly recommended to consolidate learning.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
Please bring the two books Rivstart A1+A2 (exercise book and textbook) to the first lesson. We will start (roughly) on chapter 13.
You can buy the books from, amazon, Grant and Cutler https://www.grantandcutler.com/book/453019
or directly from the publisher:
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Continue to Swedish 2 Module 3.