Instructions for summer courses 2014 (English Grammar 1 and English in Finland)

English Grammar 1: Summer 2014

The course “English Grammar 1" can be taken during the summer as an online course in Optima.

The course involves the taking of the final exam on either 28 June or 9 August. You need to do all the assignments, learning tasks and exercises available in Optima before you take the exam. 

You need to sign up for the summer exams by 22 May, 2014.

English Grammar 1 is a 3-credit course, which means you are required to do the equivalent of 81 hours of work for the course. The learning tasks have been planned so that they don’t exceed this limit. If you work approx. 8 hours a day, completing the course will take about 2 weeks. 

More detailed information about the course is available in Optima. 

The first thing you need to do is to enroll on the course environment in Optima. You can do this as follows:

1. Go to https://optima.oulu.fi and log in.

2. You are on the Main page.

3. Click the head icon.

4. Click enrollment.

5. Find the course “English Grammar I (IND-2014)"

6. Click “enrol”.

When you have enrolled on the course, find the course environment in your course list, read the instructions carefully and start working. 

English in Finland: Summer 2014

The course "English in Finland" can be taken during the summer as an online course in Optima.

The course involves various assignments and learning tasks, such as the following:

- reading of research articles,

- reading of other texts, such as internet articles, blogs, newspaper articles, 

- familiarising oneself with other materials, such as lecture slides,

- the watching of videos related to the course’s theme,

- the doing of small-scale studies (one ethnographic study and one interview) and

- the writing of short essays, reports and self-reflective texts.

This is a 4-credit course, which means you are required to do the equivalent of 108 hours of work for the course. The learning tasks have been planned so that they don’t exceed this limit. If you work approx. 8 hours a day, completing the course will take about 2-3 weeks. 

The first thing you need to do is to enroll on the course environment in Optima. You can do this as follows:

1. Go to https://optima.oulu.fi and log in.

2. You are on the Main page.

3. Click the head icon.

4. Click enrollment.

5. Find the course “English in Finland (Independent)"

6. Click “enrol”.

When you have enrolled on the course, find the course environment in your course list, read the instructions carefully and start working. 

 

If you are taking this course during the summer of 2014, the deadline for handing in the collection of essays is August 31, 2014.

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