Spanish Language 1 (for first-year students)

International Teaching Spanish Language 1 (for first-year students)

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DEPARTMENT OF HUMANISTIC STUDIES
EQF6
FOREIGN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES
2021/2022

YEAR OF COURSE 1
YEAR OF DIDACTIC SYSTEM 2016
ANNUALE
CFUHOURSACTIVITY
945LESSONS
Objectives
THE COURSE AIMS TO INTRODUCE STUDENTS TO THE MAIN PHONETIC, GRAMMATICAL, LEXICAL AND MORPHOSYNTACTIC ASPECTS OF THE SPANISH LANGUAGE, AS WELL AS PROVIDING THE NECESSARY TOOLS FOR ORAL AND WRITTEN COMMUNICATION.

KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING
-KNOWLEDGE OF THE BASIC MORPHOSYNTACTIC ASPECTS OF THE SPANISH LANGUAGE;
-ABILITY TO PRODUCE AND UNDERSTAND BRIEF AND COHERENT TEXTS ON EVERYDAY TOPICS;
-BASIC KNOWLEDGE OF THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF TEXTS;
-ACHIEVEMENT OF LEVEL B1 OF THE COMMON EUROPEAN FRAMEWORK OF REFERENCE FOR LANGUAGES.

APPLYING KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING
-ABILITY TO USE THE SPANISH LANGUAGE IN A VARIETY OF EVERYDAY SITUATIONS;
-UNDERSTANDING OF ORAL AND WRITTEN TEXTS ON DIFFERENT TOPICS;
-ABILITY TO TRANSLATE BRIEF CONTRASTIVE TEXTS;
-ABILITY TO PRODUCE SIMPLE NARRATIVE AND DESCRIPTIVE TEXTS.

MAKING JUDGEMENTS
-ABILITY TO REFLECT ON THE MECHANISMS OF THE SPANISH LANGUAGE;
-ABILITY TO DIFFERENTIATE BETWEEN BOTH COLLOQUIAL AND ACADEMIC REGISTERS.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS
-ABILITY TO COMMUNICATE IN STANDARD SPANISH ON EVERYDAY TOPICS;
-UNDERSTANDING THE MAIN POINTS OF ORAL AND WRITTEN MESSAGES;
-ABILITY TO HAVE A CONVERSATION ON EVERYDAY TOPICS.

LEARNING SKILLS
-ABILITY TO USE TRADITIONAL BIBLIOGRAPHIC TOOLS;
-ABILITY TO USE LANGUAGE LEARNING ONLINE TOOLS (DICTIONARIES, WEB PAGES, …);
-ABILITY TO CARRY OUT SIMPLE RESEARCH ACTIVITIES;
-ABILITY TO MANAGE THEIR OWN LEARNING INDEPENDENTLY.
Prerequisites
NO PRIOR KNOWLEDGE OF THE SPANISH LANGUAGE IS REQUIRED. GOOD KNOWLEDGE OF ITALIAN IS REQUIRED. THE COURSE IS AIMED AT BEGINNER STUDENTS OR WHO ALREADY HAVE AN ELEMENTARY KNOWLEDGE OF THE SPANISH LANGUAGE.
Contents
SYSTEMATIZATION AND PRACTICE OF THE MAIN PHONETIC, GRAMMATICAL, NON-FUNCTIONAL AND LESSICAL ASPECTS WITH EXAMPLES OF LANGUAGE THAT ARE SUBJECT TO THE QUOTIDIAN LIFE. THE COURSE SAYS A PARTICULAR WARNING TO THE CONTRASTING ASPECTS AND THE DIFFICULTIES THAT GIVE ABOVE THE ITALY PHONES WHO STUDY THE SPANISH. INTRODUCTION TO ACADEMIC WRITING AND TEXTUAL TYPOLOGIES WITH SPECIAL ATTENTION TO NARRATION AND DESCRIPTION.
THE COURSE IS ARTICULATED IN FOUR TYPES OF ACTIVITIES STRICTLY RELATED BETWEEN THEM:
A) SYSTEMATIC ANALYSIS OF THE LANGUAGE IN ITS PHONETIC AND INTONATIVE, MORPHOSYNTACTIC, FUNCTIONAL AND LEXICAL ASPECTS WITH PARTICULAR ATTENTION TO THE ITALIAN-SPANISH CONTRASTIVE PROBLEMS;
B) STUDY ASSISTED WITH A MANUAL AND ORAL EXPRESSION;
C) WRITING COMPREHENSION AND WRITING EXPRESSION;
D) LISTENING.
THESE AREAS ARE GLOBALLY PROGRAMMED AND ARE NOT ALTERNATIVE. THERE IS ANYTHING THAT IT WORKS THE WORK OF WORK IN OTHERS

Teaching Methods
THE INSTITUTIONAL COURSE SHALL BE ORGANIZED IN TWO PARTIES: A) GRAMMAR AND STARTING TO REFLECTIONS ON THE OPERATION OF THE LANGUAGE; STARTING THE STUDY OF ACADEMIC WRITING.
B) PRACTICAL APPLICATION OF PART A).
MODULE A) WORKS WITH FRONTAL LESSONS (STUDENT COMMITMENT FOR 45 HOURS). FOR THE LANGUAGE PRACTICAL STUDY ARE PROVIDED 80 HOURS OF EXERCISES AND 40 HOURS OF E-LEARNING ACTIVITIES GUIDED BY TEACHERS.
FREQUENCY MODES: EVEN IF NOT OBLIGATORY, IT IS DETERMINING FREQUENCY TO COURSE AND EXERCISES.
STUDENTS WHO CANNOT ATTEND LESSONS FOR SERIOUS REASONS MUST AGREE ON ADDITIONAL DIDACTIC ACTIVITIES WITH THE TEACHER.
LEARNING LANGUAGE: ITALIAN IN THE FIRST LESSONS. THE REST OF COURSE IN SPANISH.
Verification of learning
WRITTEN AND ORAL EXAMINATION WITH ONE VOTE.
THE EXAM INVOLVES TWO WRITTEN TESTS AND ONE ORAL EXAM WITH ONE FINAL VOTE. OVERCOMING THE WRITTEN TESTS IS A KEY REQUIREMENT FOR ACCESS TO THE ORAL EXAM.
THE WRITTEN TEST CONSISTS OF GRAMMAR QUESTIONS, TRANSLATION OF SENTENCES FROM ITALIAN INTO SPANISH, DEVELOPMENT OF A NARRATIVE-DESCRIPTIVE THEME, LISTENING TEST.
THE ORAL EXAM CONSISTS OF A REVIEW AND COMMENTARY OF THE WRITTEN TESTS WITH IN-DEPTH INQUIRIES AIMED AT ASSESSING THE AWARENESS OF THEIR MISTAKES AND SELF-CORRECTION CAPABILITY, LEXICON TESTING, EVIDENCE OF GENERAL CULTURE KNOWLEDGE ON THE HISPANIC WORLD, SHORT CONVERSATION ON TOPICS OF LIFE DAILY AND CURRENT KNOWLEDGE THAT ENABLES ATTESTATION OF COMMUNICATIVE COMPETENCE IN A B1 LEVEL OF QCER.
NON-ATTENDING STUDENTS
THE EXAM PROVIDES FOR A FINAL WRITTEN TEST AND AN ORAL EXAM WITH A SINGLE FINAL GRADE. PASSING THE WRITTEN TEST IS A BASIC REQUIREMENT FOR ACCESS TO THE ORAL EXAM.
THE ORAL EXAM CONSISTS OF A REVIEW AND COMMENTARY OF THE WRITTEN TESTS WITH IN-DEPTH INQUIRIES AIMED AT ASSESSING THE AWARENESS OF THEIR MISTAKES AND SELF-CORRECTION CAPABILITY, LEXICON TESTING, EVIDENCE OF GENERAL CULTURE KNOWLEDGE ON THE HISPANIC WORLD, SHORT CONVERSATION ON TOPICS OF LIFE DAILY AND CURRENT KNOWLEDGE THAT ENABLES ATTESTATION OF COMMUNICATIVE COMPETENCE IN A B1 LEVEL OF QCER.
FOR INFORMATION ON VALIDATING DELE CERTIFICATIONS, PLEASE VISIT THE WEB PAGE OF THE DEGREE COURSE AND THE CERVANTES INSTITUTE WEBSITE AT: HTTP://CVC.CERVANTES.ES/AULA/DELE/DEFAULT.HTM
Texts
AA. VV., VÍA RÁPIDA, LIBRO DEL ALUMNO E CUADERNO DE ACTIVIDADES, BARCELLONA, DIFUSIÓN, ULTIMA ED.
SÁNCHEZ, J. E ACQUARONI, R., VOCABULARIO ELE B1. LÉXICO FUNDAMENTA DE ESPAÑOL DE LOS NIVELES A1-B1. MADRID, SGEL, ÚLTIMA ED.
FERNÁNDEZ ÁLVAREZ, MANUEL, PEQUEÑA HISTORIA DE ESPAÑA. MADRID, ESPASA CALPE, ULT.ED.
CONSULTATION GRAMMARS
M. CARRERA DÍAZ, GRAMMATICA SPAGNOLA, BARI, LATERZA, ULTIMA ED.
F. MATTE BON, GRAMÁTICA COMUNICATIVA DEL ESPAÑOL, MADRID, EDELSA, ULTIMA ED.
GRAMMAR FOR STUDENTS WHO DO NOT ATTEND REGULARLY
AA.VV. GRAMÁTICA BÁSICA DEL ESTUDIANTE DE ESPAÑOL, BARCELONA, DIFUSIÓN, ULTIMA ED. (VERSIONE ITALIANA).
More Information
THE READING OF ONE NOVEL IN SPANISH LANGUAGE BY HISPANIC AUTHORS IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.
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