MGUEN401 English 2, module 2 - Communicating through Language, Literature and Culture

Course description for academic year 2020/2021

Due to Covid-19, changes may occur in course descriptions for the autumn semester of 2020. Changes in each course will be published on Studentweb or Canvas. When a course description has been changed there, the description on web is no longer valid. Examples of such changes could be accomplishment of practice, course type, or whether letter grades or passed/not passed will be used as grading scales.

Contents and structure

The courses in English in Teacher Education aim to develop your academic, didactic and practical competence within the areas of language, literature and culture.

Learning Outcome


Entry requirements


Recommended previous knowledge

English 1 (MGUEN101 and MGUEN201) or equivalent courses.

Teaching methods

Teaching will primarily consist of lectures, seminars, group-work, individual work, discussion and presentation. The course requires systematic work with exercises and active participation in class. The learning platform Canvas will be used to relay information and provide feedback on student work.

Course requirements

Two individual assignments which are subject to approval by the lecturer.


Two-part exam, including the research and professional development essay and an oral examination.

  • Research and professional development essay (weighted 50 %)
  • Individual oral examination, 30 minutes (weighted 50 %) 

The exam is graded A-F. F is a failing grade.

Examination support material

  • Oral exam: None
  • Research and professional development essay: All

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