SPANISH LANGUAGE III

SPANISH LANGUAGE III

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Code
65229
ACADEMIC YEAR
2019/2020
CREDITS
9 credits during the 3nd year of 8740 Modern languages and cultures (L-11) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
L-LIN/07
LANGUAGE
Spanish
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Modern languages and cultures)
semester
Annual
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

9 CFU course divided into Theoretical module (taught by E. Errico) and Lettorato (taught by Morena Carla Lanieri).

 

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course aims at providing sound communication skills in Spanish, with special emphasis on constrastive analysis between Spanish and Italian.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

THEORETICAL MODULE: acquisition of knowledge and skills related to language variation in the Spanish speaking world. Development of communication skills suitable to different settings, even multicultural. 

LETTORATO: C1 Target Level in Spanish according to the European Framework. The course aims to  consolidate the linguistic-communicative competence, also in terms of metalinguistic analysis and pragmatics; it allows to achieve not only good comprehension and production skills (both oral and written) but also to communicate interactively in a fluent and spontaneous way. 

PREREQUISITES

Spanish 2

Teaching methods

Lectures and language classes.

 

 

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

THEORETICAL MODULE (only for students requiring 9 ECTS): sociolinguistics and pragmatics of language variation in Spanish speaking communities. An introduction to interactional sociolinguistics: orality. Colloquial Spanish.

LETTORATO (all students): C1 CEFR descriptors

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

THEORETICAL MODULE (for students with 9 CFU).

Briz A. (2010). El español coloquial: situación y uso, Madrid. ArcoLibros. 

Moreno Fernández F. (2014). La lengua española en su geografía. Madrid. ArcoLibros.

Reyes G. (2017). El abecé de la pragmática, Madrid. ArcoLibros.

More information and bibliography will be found on the Aulaweb platform during the course.

LETTORATO

More information and bibliography will be found on the Aulaweb platform during the course.

 

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

ELENA ERRICO (President)

MORENA LANIERI

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Lectures and language classes.

 

 

LESSONS START

Lettorato: Semester 1 and 2 

Theoretical module: Semester 2 

EXAMS

Exam description

THEORETICAL MODULE (for students with 9 CFU).

A written test with open-ended questions. 

LETTORATO (for all students):
The exam consists of two parts: written and oral, for a total of 30 points.

1) Written part. It comprises three tests:

a) Summary: comprehension and processing of one of the text types and genres dealt with during the course (5 points);

b) A brief argumentation on a specific topic present in the previous text or related to one of the topics dealt with during the course (5 points);

c) Grammar and vocabulary: 2 exercises (10 points).

2) Oral part: it consists of an interactive talk on the topics dealt with during the course (10 points).

 

 

Assessment methods

Theoretical module: the ability to critically apply the readings will be tested, as well as correctness and adequacy in written academic Spanish.

 Lettorato: written tests will check reading comprehension and written expression, as well as lexical, morphosyntactic and grammatical skills to reach a C1 competence.

The oral test will check expression and oral interaction skills on current topics addressed during the course in the classroom (mandatory reading: Dossier).

The following will be taken into account for the assessment and the final grade:

- the ability to identify relevant information in a text;

- fluency and correction;

- cohesion and discursive coherence;

- lexical mastering;

- personal critical and argumentative contribution.

 

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
10/06/2020 13:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale A seconda del numero di iscritti, l'appello potrà protrarsi per alcuni giorni.
29/06/2020 13:00 GENOVA Orale A seconda del numero di iscritti, l'appello potrà protrarsi per alcuni giorni.
28/07/2020 09:00 GENOVA Orale Orale su Teams