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COURSES

The following courses will be offered through the Swedish Online Project. Online courses are not self-paced but follow a strict weekly schedule with specified assignment deadlines. Activities consist of individual and collaborative learning activities. The collaborative activities feature written online interaction on discussion forums as well as oral discussions via video-conferencing. The courses adhere to a task-based learning model, where the learning takes place in individual and group activities based on established teaching methods.

Scandinavian Studies 331: Intermediate Swedish Grammar And Writing Skills *Offered Spring and Fall 2013 
This course is structured to develop intermediate to semi-advanced grammar and writing skills for effective non-academic and lower-level academic written communication in Swedish. The course covers more complex syntactic and morphological aspects of Swedish grammar, and builds lexical and semantic competence in specific genres. Click here for full syllabus. Prerequisites: Completion of Levels A1-B2 or equivalent proficiency in Swedish. Students should confirm their eligibility with the program director at their home institution.

Scandinavian Studies 332: Analyzing Swedish Texts *Offered Spring 2014
This course explores authentic Swedish texts of different types with varied content and viewpoints. Students will build vocabulary and language skills, as well as learn general reading strategies. Students will also familiarize themselves with longer literary texts from a variety of genres, learning about genre, style and elements of literary analysis. Click here for full syllabus. Prerequisites: Completion of Levels A1-B2 or equivalent proficiency in Swedish. Students should confirm their eligibility with the program director at their home institution.

Scandinavian Studies 426: Introduction To Translation
Swedish To English Translation is one of the fastest growing industries in the world today. Traditionally, translation has been regarded as something of an inborn “knack”, but it should instead be regarded as a combination of talent, practice and skills that can be learned. In this course, students learn the basic skills for Swedish to English Translation. Click here for full syllabus. Prerequisites: Completion of Level C1 or equivalent proficiency in Swedish is preferred, but students who are approaching C1 can also be considered. Students should confirm their eligibility with the program director at their home institution.