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Pathway Academic English 7,5 fup

Course Contents

The purpose of the course is to provide students with a command of English that is functional for communication across many different fields, language spheres and Englishes. The communicative language competencies that are promoted in the course focus on intercultural communication as well as the student’s own creativity, choice, and ownership of their language. Overall language proficiency, digital literacy, information literacy as well as foundational literacy skills are inextricably linked together in the course content. The course also emphasises two aspects of linguistic communicative language competencies: range and control.
The course content allows for reflection, active construction and for students to create, confront and conspire.
This means that the student has command of the language in understanding interaction between native speakers and other interaction, conversation, informal and formal discussion, when addressing audiences, in creative and academic writing and when processing text.
The horizontal aim is to develop and strengthen student skills within higher education through group work, social engagement, peer learning, reflective learning and autonomous learning whilst developing intercultural communication skills, metacognitive skills, information literacy and critical thinking.
The purpose is also to prepare students for higher education by giving support in adjusting to the demands, challenges and expectations of higher education institutions.


The prerequisites below are not considered equivalent to each other:
High School Diploma and English language skills corresponding to either of the following:
Engelska 5
IELTS 6.0 (no part below 5.5) or equivalent, which is within the B2 band of the CEFR
Internet based TOEFL test 80, written test 21 or equivalent
Pathway English 2
Prior admission to any Bachelor or Master programme at Jönköping University.

Level of Education: XXX
Course code/Ladok code: PAEX01
The course is conducted at: Jönköping University Enterprise

Previous and ongoing course occasions

Type of course
Study type
Autumn 2021: Aug 23 - Jan 09
Rate of Study
Course coordinator
Carl Johan Odehammar
Application code
Last modified 2021-08-26 08:41:07