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SPANISH LANGUAGE I

CODE 55874
ACADEMIC YEAR 2022/2023
CREDITS
  • 6 cfu during the 1st year of 9265 LINGUE E LETTERATURE MODERNE PER I SERVIZI CULTURALI(LM-38) - GENOVA
  • 6 cfu during the 1st year of 9265 LINGUE E LETTERATURE MODERNE PER I SERVIZI CULTURALI(LM-37) - GENOVA
  • 9 cfu during the 1st year of 8740 LINGUE E CULTURE MODERNE (L-11) - GENOVA
  • 6 cfu during the 2nd year of 8740 LINGUE E CULTURE MODERNE (L-11) - GENOVA
  • 9 cfu during the nd year of 8740 LINGUE E CULTURE MODERNE (L-11) - GENOVA
  • 6 cfu during the nd year of 8740 LINGUE E CULTURE MODERNE (L-11) - GENOVA
  • SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR L-LIN/07
    LANGUAGE Spanish
    TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
  • SEMESTER Annual
    SECTIONING This unit is divided into 2 sections:
    PREREQUISITES
    Prerequisites (for future units)
    This unit is a prerequisite for:
    • Modern languages and cultures 8740 (coorte 2021/2022)
    • SPANISH LANGUAGE II 61298
    • SPANISH FOR SPECIAL PURPOSES 65247
    • Modern languages and cultures 8740 (coorte 2022/2023)
    • SPANISH FOR SPECIAL PURPOSES 65247
    • SPANISH LANGUAGE II 61298
    TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

    OVERVIEW

    Spanish Language  1 (9 CFU) consists of an annual Spanish Language Course and a Theoretical Module in the first semester.

    The lessons of the theoretical module are taught in two groups divided up by surname initials (A-K in group A and L-Z in group B ). There are three Spanish Language Course groups, divided by surname initials: A-D, E-O and P-Z. 

    The course Spanish I as a third language (6 CFU) includes only the Spanish Language Course.

    AIMS AND CONTENT

    AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

    Theorical Module (for 9 CFU):

    The aim of the course is to provide the tools to understand the different linguistic components of Spanish that are used in communicative activities, paying special attention to the phonological/phonetic, morphological levels, also from a contrastive point of view. A historical-geographical overview of  the Spanish language will also be provided. 

    Spanish Language Course (Lettorato) (9 & 6 CFU)

    The 1st year Spanish language Course is aimed at a linguistic-cultural preparation at the B1 level of the CEFR.

    TEACHING METHODS

    The course consists of theoretical/practical lessons (theoretical module, MT) and language exercises (Spanish Language Course, Lettorato). 

    SYLLABUS/CONTENT

    For the Theoretical Module:

    • Basic concepts of Spanish phonetics and phonology
    • Spanish vowel and consonant systems
    • The lexical morphology of Spanish
    •  A historical-geographical overview of  Spanish

    For the Spanish Language Course (Lettorato):

    B1 Level Descriptors of the Common European Framework.

    RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

    Theoretical module:

    Lacorte, M. (coord.), Lingüística aplicada del español,  Madrid, Arco Libros, 2007. 

    Moreno Fernández, F., Variedades de la lengua española, Oxford/New York, Routledge, 2020.

    Muñoz-Basols, J., Moreno, N., Taboada, I., & Lacorte, M.,  Introducción a la lingüística hispánica actual: teoría y práctica, Oxford/New York, Routledge, 2017 

    Lettorato:

    AA.VV. Frecuencias directo A1-B1. Libro del Estudiante, Madrid, Edinumen, 2022.

    AA.VV. Frecuencias directo A1-B1. Libro de Ejercicios, Madrid, Edinumen, 2022.

    AA.VV. Gramática básica del estudiante de español. Nueva edición revisada, Madrid: Difusión, 2021.

     

    Plese note that teaching materials are the same for both attending and non-attending students.

     

    TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

    LESSONS

    LESSONS START

    October 3, 2022

    Class schedule

    All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.

    EXAMS

    EXAM DESCRIPTION

    The skills acquired will be assessed by a written test for the Theoretical Module and a written and oral test for the Lettorato.

    ASSESSMENT METHODS

    THEORETICAL MODULE (for 9 CFU):

    The written test is divided up into several exercises and open-ended questions that assess knowledge of fundamental concepts and the ability to apply theories to the analysis of the Spanish language. 

    Spanish Language Course (for 9 and 6 CFU):

    In the written test, the language and communication skills at B1 level of the European Framework of Reference for Languages are assessed by various exercises and a composition. The oral interview assesses oral expression and interaction skills and the knowledge of the cultural content of the course.

    Exam schedule

    Date Time Location Type Notes

    FURTHER INFORMATION

    Students are required to register to the Aulaweb e-learning platform of the course at the beginning of the academic year.

    Students with special educational needs and disabilities cerftified by a formal statement from an official assessment body are kindly requested to contact the instructor at the beginning of the term in order to arrange a suitable testing format.