Swedish Language & Culture 1B

Subject SWED10004 (2011)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.

Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 1 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject is not offered in 2011.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 4 Hours of Language Classes per week.
Total Time Commitment: 4 x contact hours/week, 4 additional hours/week. Total 8 hours.
Prerequisites: Completion of Swedish Language and Culture 1A or equivalent.
Study Period Commencement:
Credit Points:
Not offered in 2011
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements: For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
Subject Overview:

This subject builds on skills acquired in Swedish Language and Culture 1A and focuses on the further development of aural, oral, reading and writing skills. Students will extend their vocabulary and increase their ability to apply basic grammatical principles in writing. They will develop an increased ability to express themselves in everyday communicative situations and acquire a basic understanding of formal and colloquial registers of Swedish and their contextual use.

  • have been introduced to the Swedish language and culture.
  • have acquired enhanced skills in spoken and written Swedish at a basic level of difficulty.
  • have achieved the level of language competency required for admittance into Swedish Language and Culture 2A.
Assessment: Aural, oral and written assessment totalling 1,000 words 25% (during semester). a 1-hour mid-semester test 25% (during semester) and a 2-hour written examination 50% (in the examination period).
Prescribed Texts:
  • P&aring.. svenska 1. L&auml..robok (U G&ouml..ransson and M Parada) Kursverksamhetens f&ouml..rlag
  • P&aring.. svenska 1. Studieh&auml..fte (U G&ouml..ransson and M Parada) Kursverksamhetens f&ouml..rlag
Recommended Texts:

Routledge English-Swedish Swedish-English Dictionary

Breadth Options:

This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:

You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.

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Generic Skills:
  • have acquired basic reading, writing, aural and oral skills in a foreign language.
  • be able to work efficiently as a team member.
  • have an understanding of social and cultural diversity.
Related Course(s): Diploma in Modern Languages - Swedish
Related Majors/Minors/Specialisations: Swedish
Swedish Major

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