Block Course Swedish A2

Module SZ10021

This Module is offered by Language Center.

This module handbook serves to describe contents, learning outcome, methods and examination type as well as linking to current dates for courses and module examination in the respective sections.

Module version of SS 2012 (current)

There are historic module descriptions of this module. A module description is valid until replaced by a newer one.

available module versions
SS 2012WS 2011/2

Basic Information

SZ10021 is a module in language at which is offered irregularly.

This Module is included in the following catalogues within the study programs in physics.

  • Catalogue of language courses as soft-skill courses
Total workloadContact hoursCredits (ECTS)
60 h  h 2 CP

Content, Learning Outcome and Preconditions


In this module, students gain basic knowledge of Swedish as a foreign language, enabling them with minimal language skills to successfully manage such basic everyday situations. Students will learn/practice basic vocabulary and conversation and produces short texts, such as letters, summaries and short presentations; They deepen and expand their knowledge of grammar learned in level A1 and read simple texts; review pronouns; the complementation of possessive pronouns; the construction of complex main and subordinate clauses using modal verbs; the imperative; preterite; perfect and pluperfect; expressions of time; telling time; adverbs of time, place and direction; comparative adjectives.

Learning Outcome

This module refers to level A2 Elementary Language Use of the CEFR. Students gain basic knowledge of Swedish as a foreign language with general language orientation while taking into consideration intercultural and cultural aspects. After completion of this module, students will be able to understand and use simple sentences and figures of speech concerning an expanded spectrum of topics, such as basic information on everyday matters relating to school and career. Students will be able produce short informative texts and reports and understand longer texts on familiar topics in which contemporary but simple everyday language is used and in which expected information is found.


A1 (passing grade on final exam at level A1)

Courses, Learning and Teaching Methods and Literature

Courses and Schedule

SE 2 Blockkurs Schwedisch A2 Termine in Gruppen

Learning and Teaching Methods

Course objectives will be achieved in an activity-oriented, communicative atmosphere through listening, reading, writing and speaking exercises in individual, partner and group work. Students will also have the opportunity for guided self-learning using prepared materials.


Textbook; multimedia teaching and learning aids


Gundlach, Vortmeyer: Lehrbuch der schwedischen Sprache, Hamburg, 2007. To be made available by instructor in class: Svenska Institutet & Folkuniversitetet / Göransson, Helander, Parada: På svenska!, 2007 (workbook) Auszüge und Übungen aus Nyborg, Pettersson und Holm: Svenska Utifrån, Svenska Institutet, Sthlm, 2001. Worksheets prepared by instructor, reader-friendly texts, and online materials.

Module Exam

Description of exams and course work

Active participation; verbal and written exercises; written final exam (no learning aids permitted).

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