English I (30 credits) consists of four 7.5 credit modules. The course is open for exchange students - as a full course or as individual modules (depending on number of places).

Please note that schedules is subject to change, in case of unforeseen circumstances.

Term dates is available on the Stockholm University website.

New module descriptions and schedules will be uploaded ahead of each term.

Module 1 (Introduction to English):

This module provides an introduction to the English language. The module specifically focuses on English vocabulary and grammar in oral and written academic communication. Students develop an understanding of study techniques and use these to expand their English vocabulary and knowledge of grammar. Special focus is given to strategies for vocabulary learning. In addition, students are trained in oral academic discourse.

Runs in Period A. Schedule, autumn term 2021

Module coordinator: Hanna Salmi

Module descriptions, autumn term 2021 (see under "course structure")

Module 2 (Reading literature):

In this module, students study literary texts in English from different genres and learn basic literary concepts and analytical methods.  These skills are developed through seminars, workshops and lectures.

Runs in Period B. Schedule, autumn term 2021

Module coordinator: Anna Swärdh

Module descriptions, autumn term 2021 (see under "course structure")

Module 3 (Linguistics 1):

This module provides insight into different areas of English linguistics by introducing basic concepts that are relevant to the description of the structure and use of English in the fields of phonetics, morphology, syntax, semantics and pragmatics. Students learn about relevant concepts in these areas, and how they relate to each other.

Runs in period C. Schedule, autumn term 2021

Module coordinator: Peter Sundkvist

Module descriptions, autumn term 2021 (see under "course structure")

Module 4 (Academic reading and writing):

This module aims to support and develop students’ academic reading and writing skills in English, focusing on essays in linguistics and English-language literature. Students are trained to become more effective in reading, understanding and using academic texts in writing, for example by working with text structure and academic language.

Runs in period D. Schedule, autumn term 2021

Module coordinator: Anna Swärdh

Module descriptions, autumn term 2021 (see under "course structure")