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Studiehåndbokas emner for 2016/2017:

(English)English 1a

Brief Facts:

Subject Code: Å-E115
Department: Faculty of Teacher and Cultural Education
Number of Credits: 15
Taught During: Autumn
Semester of Assessment: Autumn
Program Sequence: -
Language of Instruction:  English
Campus:  Stord
Contact(s): Kari-Jorunn Lunde (person with course responsibility)
Required Reading (Syllabus): Go to the library's syllabus web pages

Course Contents:

English 1, first part for School Years 5-10, (ages 10-16) , is an introduction to language teaching. The course teaches knowledge of the grammatical and phonetic structure of English. Students will develop their personal competence in English, both oral and written, improving their oral fluency; skills in understanding texts and text production.

Learning Outcome:


The student will:

  • have basic knowledge of the phonetics, vocabulary and grammatical structure of English together with some of the cultural conventions for the use of English
  • have knowledge of different learning contexts, for example digital media
  • have knowledge of how to adapt teaching to suit the individual student


The student:

  • knows correct English and is a good language model for pupils
  • can raise the awareness of pupils about language structure and guide them in their own language development, for example, through the study of contrastive problems
  • can make effective use of pupils¿ experience with English
  • is able to create a safe learning environment with varied, differentiated and meaningful activities, based on theory and their own experience, which promote further development of the basic skills of their own pupils
  • carries out overall evaluation processes and facilitates their own pupils¿ language development through an awareness of the choice of teaching and learning strategies


General competence:

The student:

  • communicates relevant subject matter and communicates in English at a level suitable for the target group
  • reflects on their own learning and practice
  • works both independently and with others to solve identified problems related to pupils¿ learning and developing in English

Teaching Methods:

Different methods are used, dependent on what is suitable for the different material taught on the course and applicable for School Years 5-10. This applies to work with both theoretical and practical material.

  • Lectures
  • Classroom interaction
  • English as the language of delivery in the classroom
  • Problem solving exercises in groups or individually
  • Practical work with activities
  • Teacher and student- led exercises
  • Guidance both individually and in groups
  • Language laboratory:Language practice
  • Information Technology - ICT: ICT is used as the means of delivering information to the students and a means of communication between students and staff. ICT is an integrated part of the work on the course and is used where it is appropriate

Practical information about the course:




Recommended Previous Knowledge:


Compulsory assignments:

 Submission of written work

Course Examination Description:

Written exam: Language  

Component NameDurationWeightSupporting Materials
English 1a
Written exam: Language6 hours100/100
Reduction in Credits:
Have you already completed one or more of the courses below? If so, the credits you will receive for the course described here, Å-E115, will be reduced by the number of credits shown in the credits column. Possible deficencies/mistakes may occur.
Course Title Course Code Credits
English 1a, 5-10 LU2-EN115 (1)
English 1, 5-10, first part LU2-EN115A (1)
English 1a, 5-10 LU2-ENG115 (1)

Subject's last update: 04/13/2016 10:41

Sida ble sist oppdatert: 02.08.2017