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This is a blended course: one part of it is taught in the classroom and the other part on moodle.
Aimed at students in the third year of Lingue e culture moderne, curriculum per impresa e turismo
The course, partly delivered online and with a theoretical-practical approach, leads to the acquisition of linguistic-communication skills in order to develop in the learners the necessary abilities to interact in Spanish Language in working environments, favouring business and maritime tourism contexts.
By the end of the lectures and online activities, students will have acquired
It is required to have passed the Spanish Language I exams. It is also advisable to have passed the Spanish Language II exam because the course requires an initial level of B2.
Plenary lessons accompanied by individual work by Aulaweb.
Non-attending students are required to contact the the teacher to inform her of their absence and to agree on any different course programmes, additional bibliography, etc.
The course includes classroom meetings and independent training by students through an FAD platform. The classroom meetings will provide theoretical knowledge of Language for Special Purposes and indications on the autonomous learning path.
The distance part of the course ("Spanish for Maritime Economics ") is divided into five modules corresponding to five thematic blocks:
Each of the five modules is divided into several units which include different activities and exercises that students will have to perform gradually. Through the gradual and orderly route by sections, we will "sail" in different areas: from ports, through warehousing and the transport of goods, to ship decks and cruise ship cabins. An office environment will be fostered as students work in Spanish, one of the world's most widely used languages in trade exchanges. All this without forgetting the grammatical, lexical and pragmatic aspects of the language. At the end of each unit, a self-assessment test is planned, which makes it possible to verify the skills acquired.
Theoretical papers published on the Aulaweb page dedicated to the course and these readings:
Office hours: To request a reception send an e-mail to the teacher detailing the reasons.
Classes begin the week of 3 October with this timetable:
NOTE: The information in this online schedule is not editable, so please always check the aulaweb area (which will always be up-to-date) for any changes to timetables and classrooms.
At the end of the course, students take a written examination and a short oral interview on the bibliographic readings.
In order to be able to take the examination, it is mandatory to have completed all the activities of the five modules of the e-learning part on the platform within seven days prior to the date of the examination.
The examination consists of an open-ended theoretical question on Languages of Special Purposes and a practical test, which may include exercises on vocabulary in context, communicative pragmatics, textual analysis, and the drafting of texts in the professional field.
Knowledge of the theoretical part of the specialised languages and the skills acquired through the online course will be taken into account in the assessment.
In order to be admitted to the examination, it is mandatory to register via the Unige portal.
It is compulsory to have passed the Spanish Language I exams. It is also advisable to have passed the Spanish Language II examination as the course requires an initial level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
Students with a certified DSA, disability or other special educational needs are required to contact the two teachers at the beginning of the course in order to agree on teaching and examination methods that, while respecting the teaching objectives, take into account individual learning methods and provide suitable compensatory tools.