Swedish Language & Culture 3A

Subject 126-070 (2008)

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Credit Points: 12.500
Level: Undergraduate
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:

Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable

Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
Time Commitment: Contact Hours: Three hours of language classes per week
Total Time Commitment: *
Prerequisites: 126-065 Swedish Language and Culture 2B
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements: *


Catrin Norrby
Subject Overview:

This subject builds on skills acquired in 126-065 Swedish Language and Culture 2B and comprises advanced language training, a survey of the history of the Swedish language, and the study of selected prose from 1950 to the present. Students will further improve their ability to communicate in Swedish with increasing fluency, accuracy and appropriateness in activities involving the integrated use of listening, speaking, reading and writing. Furthermore, students will gain insights into the historical, social and stylistic variation of the Swedish language.

Assessment: Oral and written assessment totalling 2,000 words 50% (during semester) and a 2-hour written examination 50% (in the examination period).
Prescribed Texts: Materials will be available from the School. Broderna Lejonhjarta. (A Lindgren) Raben and Sjogren
Breadth Options: This subject is a level 2 or level 3 subject and is not available to new generation degree students as a breadth option in 2008.
This subject or an equivalent will be available as breadth in the future.
Breadth subjects are currently being developed and these existing subject details can be used as guide to the type of options that might be available.
2009 subjects to be offered as breadth will be finalised before re-enrolment for 2009 starts in early October.
Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:
  • be able to express themselves in a clear and structured way in writing;

  • be able to deliver oral presentations with ease and confidence;

  • should be able to work efficiently as a team member;

  • have developed skills in cross- cultural analysis.


This subject is available at level two for the intermediate stream of Swedish. It is only available at level three for students who completed subject requirements for the beginners stream of Swedish at level one and two. Previously available as Advanced Swedish A. Students who have completed Advanced Swedish A are not eligible to enrol in this subject.

Related Course(s): Bachelor of Arts
Diploma in Modern Languages - Swedish
Graduate Diploma in Arts (Swedish)

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