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LI19SP Bachelor Degree Programme in International Business

Course Description

Code4 LIX000
NameLearn Language and Culture in Tandem
Credits3 ects
ObjectivesThe student learns the basics or develops the foreign language skills in everyday situations. He/she understands the essentials of the target culture and knows general information about the foreign country. The student gains contacts and understands the meaning of different cultural and linguistic backgrounds in communication.
Content12 optional topics (e.g. habits and traditions, everyday situations, studying, own professional field, hobbies) of which at least three must be cultural visits (e.g. concerts, theatre, cinema, sport events).
RequirementsOral exercises, short reports and visits to cultural events with the tandem pair, meetings, oral and written final work.
MethodsIntroductory lectures. Collaborative work done in tandem pairs.
Grading ScalePassed - Failed
Course materialNo specific material used.
Other Considerations
Mylläri Anu
Suhonen Inka-Mari

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Savonia UAS

Savonia is one of Finland's biggest and most versatile universities of applied sciences. Our campuses are situated in Kuopio, Iisalmi and Varkaus. There are almost 6000 students and 600 employees at Savonia. In education we implement Open Innovation Space (OIS), where we combine learning, development, research, and teaching.