English 3

Structure Type: Course
Code: KC03AE10061
Type: Compulsory
Level: Bachelor
Credits: 3.0 points
Responsible Teacher: Pihlajaniemi, Tapio
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Course Implementations, Planned Year of Study and Semester

Curriculum  Semester  Credits  Start of Semester  End of Semester
BIOEL-2013   4 autumn   3.0   2016-08-01   2016-12-31  

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, the students will have competence to write summaries and other technical writing. The students are familiar with the job application process, and are able to write application letters and CVs.
They will be familiar with demanding, field-related texts and literature and the vocabulary in them, and and they will be able to use the terminology in those texts in speaking and writing. The students possess the ability to briefly explain the key issues in such texts either orally or in writing being able to use difficult vocabulary.

Student's Workload

Will be announced at the beginning of the course.

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

No previous studies are required.


- Reading and writing technology-related texts
- Writing the abstract for a thesis
- Oral and written summaries
- Interviews
- Field-related texts
- Texts from the textbook

Recommended or Required Reading

Isaacs, Palmroth, Rasimus, Rönkä: Engineer Your English. Edita.
Availability: https://plari.amkit.fi/vwebv/holdingsInfo?sk=fi_EN&bibId=87450

Other material.

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures, listening comprehension, oral and written exercises in pairs and in groups, and independent study.

Assessment Criteria

Grading will be announced during the course.

Assessment Methods

Active participation in the lectures, oral and written examinations.

Work Placement