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Bachelor’s Programme in Languages.

Spanish Philology.

Only for students of Spanish Philology.

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

-develop the general communicative skills in order to generate and understand oral and written texts in different situations corresponding to level B2 described in the CEFR;

-use sociolinguistic skills to be adapted to the cultural norms of behavior within concrete communicative situations and to the contextual characteristics;

-acquire discursive and textual skills to produce and understand different text types according to the general principles of textual coherence and cohesion;

-generate strategic skills to repair possible communicative misunderstandings;

-develop semiotic skills that favor the critical interpretation of texts and the way they have been produced;

-apply the acquired knowledge and skills in all the subjects throughout the Spanish Philology program and in the working life.

It is recommended to complete this course the first year of studies, at the same time or after Spanish Grammar.

The course will be offered once per year during two periods.

It will be offered every year.

2 periods, each period: 7 lessons x 2 h.

The course will cover some of the following topics taking into account the continuation of this subject (Oral and Written Communication II): the communication process; language functions; orthographical norms; the text and its properties (coherence, cohesion, intentionality, acceptability, informativity, situationality, intertextuality); a typology of texts; practices involving comprehension and production of oral texts with a single participant (exposition, talk, speech, discourse) or with several participants (dialog, interview, conversation, debate, discussion); practices involving comprehension and production of different written texts: informative, instructional, epistolary, advertising and literary texts.

The teacher will decide according to the initial level and the progress of the students which parts of the contents will be completed.

It will be offered by the teacher at the beginning of the course.

Instructions given by the teacher, oral and written practices and individual and working group tasks guided by the teacher.

The teacher will inform about the documentation of the activities.

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- Class attendance and participation

- Execution of the activities asked during the course

- Grading scale from 0 to 5.

The course will be offered as contact teaching course.

Methods of completion: attendance to the lessons (compulsory attendance) and completion of individual and group activities.