SWED 321

Advanced Swedish

Language Studies College of Humanities

Course Description

Third-year course in Swedish. Developing advanced language skills in speaking, reading, listening, and writing as defined by ACTFL standards.

When Taught

Fall

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

0

Other Prerequisites

Swed 202 or equivalent experience.

Note

Entry course for returned missionaries or others with equivalent Swedish language experience. Required course for obtaining language credit by examination (Swed 101, 102, 201, 211R).

Title

Speech and Writing

Learning Outcome

Students will develop their ability to narrate and describe in the present and past time frames, use connected discourse, and learn to manage complications in the language through communicative strategies, without patterns of breakdown. Students will develop partial control of their ability to support their opinions and hypothesize about abstract topics, in the context of extended discourse. You should be able to discuss various subjects with ease and debate your position with success using a number of strategies.  

Title

Critical Thinking, Accuracy, Text Types

Learning Outcome

Students will analyze and employ proper grammatical, lexical, phonological and literary functions in descriptive and narrative texts, in summaries, detailed descriptions and narrations, analyses and argumentative essays.

Title

Swedish Culture

Learning Outcome

Students will broaden and deepen their perception and appreciation of Swedish culture.

Title

Listening Comprehension

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to understand a variety of advanced topics and dialects and use this as a basis for communication.