English 2

Structure Type: Course
Code: KL25AA20100
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
AUTE-2013KAUT   2 autumn   3.0   2014-09-01   2014-12-31  
AUTE-2013SAUT   2 autumn   3.0   2014-09-01   2014-12-31  
AUTE-2014KAUT   2 autumn   3.0   2015-08-01   2015-12-31  
AUTE-2014SAUT   2 autumn   3.0   2015-08-01   2015-12-31  

Learning Outcomes

Students will further their oral and written English skills as well as their skills in communication and business correspondence. They will become familiar with more demanding types of texts and literature in the field of automation engineering and be competent in using field-related terminology both when writing and when speaking.

Student's Workload

Will be announced at the beginning of the course.

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

No previous studies are required.


- Business correspondence
- Some terminology associated with business
- Finding information from IT texts and processing it
- Oral and written summaries
- Field-related oral presentation
- Textbook texts
- Trade fairs
- Process descriptions

Recommended or Required Reading

-Isaacs, Palmroth, Rasimus, Rönkä: Engineer your English. Edita. Latest edition.

- Field-related texts and other material

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Oral and written assignments and exercises in pairs and groups, and independent study

Assessment Criteria

1 Student knows the basics of the course.
3 Student knows the contents of the course well.
5 Student knows the contents of the course well and can apply their knowledge in practice.

Assessment Methods

- Active participation in the lectures and assignments
- Oral presentation and written examination
- Command of vocabulary and other exercises required during the course

Work Placement