Brief course description
The course will provide general knowledge of the understanding and use of oral and written English. The course will also include knowledge of society in the English-speaking world and especially in the United Kingdom and the USA. The students should also be able to understand and use English in different circumstances where dance is concerned.
The course’s learning outcomes
On completing the course, the student should be able to:
- use and understand written presentations in general, and on dance-related subjects especially.
- write texts of different genres in English, such as storytelling, formal letters, applications, reports and cohesive reasoning.
- give an account of English as an international language in the English-speaking world.
- describe the basic historic, geographic and social-related conditions in the United Kingdom and the USA.
- communicate in English on relevant subjects.
Teaching and learning methods
The course consists of teacher-led lessons, coaching and independent study. Lessons and lectures will mainly be conducted by teachers. The course also requires independent study, projects and written work.
Tuition can be organised in groups of varying size. Classes are related to the course learning objectives, the progress being made by each group and according to each group's composition. In this course there will be continuous tuition, but less in periods of presentation and performance.
The coursework requirements are:
- mandatory attendance and participation in classes.
- submission of all assignments.
Coursework requirements must be approved for the student to receive a final assessment of the course. During the course, the students work and development will be assessed in relation to the course's learning objectives. The course will be assessed by the course teacher.
The course is assessed on a scale from “A” to “F”, where “E” is the lowest passing grade.