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Brush up Swedish

Brush up Swedish

Code: SWE8LF103
Scope: 3 ECTS
Timing: semester 2
Language: Swedish
Curriculum: GLOBBA09
Course level: Free-choice Studies
Course type: free-choice

Starting level and linkage with other courses
No prerequisites. Nevertheless, the starting level should be A2 on the Common European Framework of Reference for Language (CEFR). For Finnish students with a Finnish secondary education who have grade 7 or less in the high-school diploma. 

Learning outcomes
You handle a variety of everyday life situations. You are able to tell about your studies and work experience. You have deepened your oral and writing skills in everyday Swedish. Your target level on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages CEFR is B1.


  • vocabulary for basic everyday and working life situations
  • central grammar structures 
  • basic oral skills
  • reading and writing skills
  • cultural knowledge

Recognising and validating prior learning (RPL)
If you have acquired the required competence in previous work tasks, recreational activities or on another course, you can show the competence with a demonstration and progress faster through your studies. More information and instructions for RPL are available at MyNet.

Cooperation with the business community
Business based examples and cases, guest speakers, or company visits as appropriate.

Nordic business approach to course themes and topics, contributions by company cooperation and Nordic seminars.

Course formats
Contact sessions

Students' performance is graded on the following scale: Excellent (5), Very good (4), Good (3), Satisfactory (2), Fair (1), Fail (0).
Link to the assessment grid. The assessment of one’s own learning.

Course teacher
Pia Tapio

Learning materials
Materials to be announced in the implementation plan.