Level of Study
Semester of Instruction
Place of Instruction
Objectives and Content
On completion of the course the student should have the following learning outcomes defined in terms of knowledge, skills and general competence:
The student should:
- have basic insight into the structures of the English language, and on central analytic terms in syntax and morphology.
The student should:
- be able to use this knowledge to analyze linguistic material
- also have a certain understanding and command of a precise linguistic vocabulary
- has enough competence to expand his or her knowledge, for example through further studies in English linguistics
- can express himself or herself in correct academic English
The course aims to give the students insight into the structures of English language, especially in terms of syntax and morphology. It also aims to offer a precise linguistic vocabulary as a working tool.
Required Previous Knowledge
No formal requirement, see Recommended Previous Knowledge
Recommended Previous Knowledge
It is strongly advised that students, in addition to fulfilling the general admission requirements, also have good grades in specialized English courses from Upper Secondary School.
For students with a background other than the Norwegian school system, a level of competence in English corresponding to C1 in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages is recommended.
Credit Reduction due to Course Overlap
Due to course overlap, a student cannot receive credits for ENG114 in combination with ENG101 (10 ECTS) and ENG111 (10 ECTS). The number of attempts on the exam is three, this includes attempts in ENG101.
Access to the Course
The course is open to all students with admission to the University of Bergen.
For exchange students:
Applicants have to document English language proficiency to access the course. Student should hold a level of C1 in the Common European Framework of Reference for Language (CEFR). For valid tests, please see uib.no/exchange.
Teaching Methods and Extent of Organized Teaching
Lectures and groups: up to 36 hours.
Students are expected to take part in and actively contribute to teaching. This expectation is also the basis for the preparation towards the exam.
Compulsory Assignments and Attendance
There are no compulsory assignments, but practice exams will be offered and it is highly recommended that students hand these in.
Forms of Assessment
The exam is a four-hour school exam.
The exam may be digital.
Examination Support Material
No aids are allowed during the exam.
The exam is marked in the grade scale A-F, where F is a fail.
The exam is offered each semester: the regular exam at the end of the spring semester and the re-take exam middle of the autumn semester.
The curriculum is comprised of general topics in English grammar. The reading list will be available by 1 December for the Spring Semester.
The teaching is evaluated in accordance with the quality control system of the University of Bergen.
The Program Board is responsible for the academic content and structure of the study program, and for the quality of all the subjects therein.
The Department of Foreign Languages at the Faculty of Humanities has the administrative responsibility for the course and the study programme.
Type of assessment: Written examination
- 12.10.2017, 09:00
- 4 hours
- Withdrawal deadline
- Examination system
- Digital exam
- Solheimsgt. 18 (Administrasjonsbygget), Eksamenslokale 2. etg.