English for primary school teaching in school years 4-6, 30 credits30 credits
The course furthers students' proficiency in the English language and gives a good theoretical and practical basis for teaching English to pupils in school years 4–6 (children aged 9–12). Young learners' language, ICT in the classroom, cross-curricular studies, grammar, academic writing & oral presentations, assessment and grading as well as children's literature are areas that are covered in the course. Students also visit schools and take part in English teaching in Swedish primary education as a part of the course. Please note that these school visits sometimes take place in towns 10–50 kilometres away from Kalmar/Växjö, and that students have to pay for bus/train tickets on their own.
1EN270 is suitable for exchange students from Linnaeus university partner institutions who are studying to become primary school teachers in their home countries. The students study together with Swedish students on the primary school teacher training programme.
Växjö – the student city with a living campus
Just south of Växjö’s city centre you will find Linnaeus University’s campus. In Växjö, many students choose to live on campus.
Here you will have five minutes’ walking distance to friends, restaurants, lecture rooms, gym, grocery store, the University Library, nature trails, and student pubs. If you live in another part of Växjö, you can quickly get to the university by bus or bicycle.
With its 90 000 inhabitants, Växjö is one of the fastest growing cities in Sweden. Here you will find the famous Småland entrepreneurship spirit and a lot of companies, for instance within the IT industry – perfect for when you are looking for an internship position or a job. Växjö is also one of Europe’s greenest cities where you have easy access to nature, forest and lakes.
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