Syllabus academic year 2009/2010
(Created 2009-08-11.)
ENGLISH FOR ENGINEERSGEMA20

Higher education credits: 7,5. Grading scale: TH. Level: G1 (First level). Language of instruction: The course will be given in English. GEMA20 overlap following cours/es: TNX020, TNX020, TNX020 och TNX020. Optional for: A3, B4, BI3, C4, D4, E4, F2, I4, ID4, K4, KID2, L4, M4, MD4, N2, Pi4, RH4, V4, W3. Course coordinator: Henrik Gyllstad, henrik.gyllstad@englund.lu.se, Engelska inst. Prerequisites: Upper secondary education or an equivalent thereof is required for admittance. The number of participants is limited to 50 Selection criteria: Credits remaining for the degree. Assessment: Examinations can take the following forms: oral and/or written examinations at the end of the sub-course, and curriculum-based continuous assessment in the form of home assignments, essays and contributions to seminars. Teaching consists of practical exercises, lectures and seminars. Parts: 2. Further information: The course is designed for students at the Faculty of Engineering, Lund University. There are a limited number of places which means that particular criteria apply for admission and selection. The course will be given in Swedish and English. Home page: http://www.sol.lu.se.

Aim
The course is designed for students at the Faculty of Engineering. English for Engineers has as its objective to give a widened knowledge of the English language.

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

Contents
The course studies technical texts in English in order to increase the vocabulary of the students in the field of engineering The course also deals with methods of oral presentation and with different types of written documentation, such as report writing and academic writing. These skills are developed in practical group exercises.

Literature
For reading lists and other relevant educational materials see appendix (ces).

Parts

Code: 0108. Name: Oral and Written Presentation.
Higher education credits: 4. Grading scale: TH. Assessment: Oral and/or written examinations.Teaching consists of practical exercises, lectures and seminars.

Code: 0208. Name: Grammar and Correctness.
Higher education credits: 3,5. Grading scale: TH. Assessment: Oral and/or written examinations.Teaching consists of practical exercises, lectures and seminars.