TEGN2006 - Language and communication 3


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Oral/practical exam
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Oral/practical exam 100/100 15 minutes F

Course content

TEGN2006 is based on TEGN2000, TEGN2011 and TEGN2012. Here students will continue to develop their knowledge about, and skills in, using language in general, and Norwegian Sign Language and Norwegian in particular. Students will participate in formal and informal conversations and discussions on a variety of themes in Norwegian Sign Language, to learn to adapt their communication to different people and situations. Students will study different types of communication in professional settings and compare basic differences between direct communication and interpreter mediated communication. In TEGN2006 students will conduct a study as part of their introduction to research and research method

Learning outcome


- can understand Norwegian Sign Language produced in normal tempo provided they are used to the speaker's idiolect

- can express themselves in Norwegian Sign Language that is mainly free from disturbing mistakes

- can participate in conversations and discussions in Norwegian Sign Language

- can communicate knowledge about language and communication in Norwegian Sign Language and Norwegian

- can plan and conduct a small literature study on a topic relevant to the course

-have knowledge about the basic differences between direct communication and interpreter mediated communication

Learning methods and activities

  • Lectures, group discussions, literature search, planning a literature study, exercises, develop own linguistic abilities.
  • 80% compulsory attendance. (Failure to comply with this can be compensated in accordance with instructions from the teacher.)
  • Approved obligatory assignments are valid for 2 semesters (the semester in which the approval is given, plus the following semester). All obligatory assignments must be completed in the same semester.

Compulsory assignments

  • 80% compulsory attendance
  • A written plan for a study
  • Annotated bibliography
  • Presentation in Norwegian Sign Language

Further on evaluation

Individual oral exam, in the form of a conversation (up to 15 minutes) about the topic of their upcoming BA project, with both internal and external examiners. No examination aids are allowed, with the exception of one page of notes.

Specific conditions

Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Norwegian Sign Language (LTBATGTOLK)

Required previous knowledge

Completed second year of the BA-program in Norwegian Sign Language, except Examen Philosophicum. Requires admission to the BA-program in Norwegian Sign Language

Course materials

The reading list will be announced at the beginning of the semester

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2023

Language of instruction: English, Norwegian, Norwegian Sign Language

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Norwegian Sign Language and Interpreting
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Language and Literature


Examination arrangement: Oral/practical exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Oral/practical exam (1) 100/100 F 2023-12-12
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Oral/practical exam 100/100 F INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.
  • 1) 15 min eksamen

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