English in contrast

15 credits

In this course you study English in contrast with other languages. You study differences and similarities between English and other Germanic languages in modern text databases, corpora. During the course you compare the languages on different levels, ranging from punctuation to lexicon, phraseology and grammar. You develop different skills that are both of theoretical relevance as well as being applicable in the the work as language professionals.


Linnaeus University’s campus is located roughly 15 minutes with bicycle from the city centre. Campus is like a small society in its own right, with the university, student accommodation and student life all in one place. Everything happens on campus – here you become part of a creative knowledge environment and an eventful student life.

What will you find when exploring Växjö? There is a great selection of restaurants and cosy cafés. There is a large lake in the city centre, beautiful nature is always nearby. Many students enjoy the combination of the city centre in Växjö and life on campus. This is where your dream of the future begins!