Course curriculum

  • 1

    English

    • Welcome to English at K2 Nettstudier!

    • Information about the exam

    • Competence aims (kompetansemål)

    • Example of last years exam

    • Preparation materials for last years exam

  • 2

    Module 1: The USA, UK and Ireland

    • Learning Goals

    • Prior knowledge

    • The UK and Ireland

    • An Introduction to England

    • The Great Divide

    • An Introduction to Scotland

    • An Introduction to Wales

    • An Introduction to Northern Ireland

    • An Introduction to Ireland

    • The Conflict in Northern Ireland

    • UK Immigration

    • The USA: Geography, Regions and Dialects

    • The USA: Waves of Immigration

    • Native Americans - Forced Removal

    • Native Americans Today

    • Immigration and Population

    • Melting Pot and Salad Bowl

    • From Slavery To Civil Rights

    • National Holidays and Traditions

    • Exam preparation task

  • 3

    Module 2: Political systems in the UK and USA

    • Learning Goals

    • Prior knowledge

    • What does liberty mean to you?

    • An introduction to the UK Parliament

    • What is the House of Lords?

    • What is the House of Commons?

    • How are laws made in the UK?

    • General Elections in the UK

    • The Role of the Monarch

    • How to become President of the United States

    • The US President and the Cabinet

    • Checks and Balances

    • Exam preparation task

  • 4

    Module 3: Current Issues

    • Learning Goals

    • Prior knowledge

    • Privacy in the Digital Age

    • Privacy and Social Media

    • Fake News

    • Fake News - Factitious

    • Climate Change

    • The Impact of Artificial Intelligence

    • The Right to Bear Arms

    • An Innovative Nation

  • 5

    Module 4: Communication skills

    • Learning Goals

    • Prior knowledge

    • Five Paragraph Essay

    • How to Make a Good Presentation

    • Checklist: Presentations

    • How to Write an Article

    • How to Use, Evaluate and Cite Sources

    • How to Analyze a Short Story

    • How to Write a Book Report

    • How to Write a Film Review

    • Using Appropriate Language in a Formal Conversation

    • How to Stay on Top of an Argument

    • How to Be Polite

    • How to Make Small Talk

    • Listening activity: Conflict at work

    • How to Write a Formal Letter

    • How to Write a Letter to the Editor

    • Write a job application

    • How to Write a CV

    • Exam preparatory task

  • 6

    Module 5: Global English

    • Learning Goals

    • Prior knowledge

    • Global English

    • English - A World Language

    • The Commonwealth of Nations

    • Canada

    • Australia

    • New Zealand

    • India

    • South Africa

    • Nigeria

    • Exam preparation task

  • 7

    Grammar Module

    • Prior knowledge of grammar

    • Self Assesment

    • Indefinite and Definite Articles

    • Word Order

    • Nouns

    • Countable vs. Uncountable Nouns

    • Verb conjugation (verbbøying)

    • Concord: choosing the correct form of the verb

    • Using the -ing Form of Verbs

    • Adjectives

    • Adverbs

    • Pronouns

    • Relative Pronouns

    • It vs. There

    • Prepositions

    • Linking words and phrases

    • Final self assessment

  • 8

    Summary and Evaluation

    • Course summary

    • Course evaluation

    • Feedback