Spanish Language B2.2 - 2nd semester
Achieve skills compatible with level B2 of CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages).
1. Understand the information, opinions and subjective evaluations in different texts, and recognize implicit information in the message: hints, humor, irony, among others.
2. Provide detailed information; express and defend its own opinions on different conversation topics in a clear, fluent and spontaneous way.
3. Write texts with some degree of complexity (formal letters, reports, articles and essays) on personal, professional and academic subjects.
4. Consolidate knowledge on Spain and Latin Americas historical, political and linguistic realities.
5. Be able to relate the mother culture with the cultures of Spanish-speaking countries, and to develop a sense of open-mindeness and interest in cultural diversity.
6. Apply what is learned to the fields of Languages, Literature, Culture and translation.
Beatriz Moriano, Maria Nieves Lagunas Vila
Weekly - 4
Total - Available soon
Minimum attendance: 70% of classes, except worker-students.
1. AA.VV (2018). Bitácora 4 (Nueva Edición). Libro del alumno. Barcelona: Difusión.
2. Matte Bon, F., (2005). Gramática comunicativa del español (tomos I y II). Madrid: Edelsa.
3. Diccionario on line de la Real Academia Española de la Lengua: http://www.rae.es.
4. Vázquez Montalbán, M. (1998). Crónica sentimental de España. Barcelona: Grijalbo.
5. Sanz, M. (2018). Monstruas y centauras. Nuevos lenguajes del feminismo. Barcelona: Anagrama.
Inductive and deductive, formal and communicative activities, based on one or more type of language feature (expression, comprehension, interaction and mediation), focussing on the students´ needs, and emphasising the integration of skills, intercultural reflection, autonomous learning and the use of ICT.
In class teaching.
Continuous Evaluation. Two tests done in class; oral presentations and written work. Evaluation will be based on communicative competence, accuracy and appropriacy, the use of learning strategies, knowledge about sociocultural aspects of the Hispanic world and an ability to think seriously about cultural matters.
Parts of the evaluation:
-Level and quality of class participation + other practices (30%)
-Reading test: précis and commentary based on a text (literary, journalistic as well as other styles) (20%)
-Term test: test of linguistic and cultural content (50%).
1. Ways of addressing people in written and oral expression/mediation/interaction.
2. Linguistic exponents which will allow the achievement of the following issues: exposing a subject, transmitting instructions, relating informations and expressing opinions using own ideas, as well as expressing attitudes, beliefs and feelings.
3. Use of Indicative or Conjuntive tenses in the following subordinated sentences: Substantive, relative and adverbial.
4. Spanish linguistic studies: critical reflection on the language; presenting analysis and comments with philological accuracy.
5. Phonetic and phonologic, morphosyntactic and lexical contents.
6. Spanish diastractic and diaphasic variations. Linguistic and dialect diversity in Spain and Latin America.
7. Consolidation of orthographic rules.
8. Current events: the relations between the Hispanic world and the european community
9. Key characters and figures in the recent history of hispanic culture.
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