norsk norsk&engelsk / norwegian&english

Course Description GEO1051 - Technical English (2005/2006)

LevelUndergraduate
ECTS Credits5
DurationAutumn
LanguageEnglish
Prerequisite(s) 
Aim

The aim is to enable students to understand technical English and to express themselves in English both in writing and especially orally  with emphasis on geomatic themes.

Content

- Reading: read English language geomatic technical material and explain it accurately in Norwegian
- Translating: explain Norwegian language geomatic technical material using written and spoken English
- Writing: letters, CVs, invoices, reports and technical papers
- Understanding of English technical and geomatic "jargon".

Study MethodsLectures, Group Works, Project Works, Tutoring
Conversation classes
AssessmentOral Exam, individually (counts 30%)
Evaluation of Project(s) (counts 70%)
Each part must be individually approved of.
Grading SystemAlphabetical Scale, A (best) - F (fail)
Course RequirementsNone