SPANISH LANGUAGE III

SPANISH LANGUAGE III

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Code
65229
ACADEMIC YEAR
2020/2021
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 Ana Belén Serrano de la Iglesia).

 

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 Common European Reference 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).

Albelda Marco, M. y Barros García M. J. (2013). La cortesía en la comunicación, Madrid. ArcoLibros

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

Ricevimento: In Semester 1 by appointment via Teams platform.

Exam Board

ELENA ERRICO (President)

ANA BELEN SERRANO DE LA IGLESIA

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Lectures and language classes.

 

 

LESSONS START

Lettorato: Semester 1 and 2 

Theoretical module: Semester 1 

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.

 

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.

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
09/09/2021 09:00 GENOVA Orale
09/09/2021 09:00 GENOVA Scritto
09/09/2021 16:00 GENOVA MT LCM L'aula non è dotata di PC. Chi intende svolgere l'esame al PC o intende utilizzarlo per consultare risorse elettroniche è pregato di portare il proprio.
23/09/2021 16:00 GENOVA MT LCM L'aula non è dotata di PC. Chi intende svolgere l'esame al PC o intende utilizzarlo per consultare risorse elettroniche è pregato di portare il proprio.

FURTHER INFORMATION

Semester 1 lessons will be taught remotely via Teams and Aulaweb platforms. Semester 2 lessons, as long as the general health situation allows it, will be taught face-to-face.