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CODE 61298
ACADEMIC YEAR 2024/2025
CREDITS
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR L-LIN/07
LANGUAGE Spanish
TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
SEMESTER Annual
SECTIONING Questo insegnamento è diviso nelle seguenti frazioni:
  • A
  • B
  • PREREQUISITES
    Propedeuticità in ingresso
    Per sostenere l'esame di questo insegnamento è necessario aver sostenuto i seguenti esami:
    Propedeuticità in uscita
    Questo insegnamento è propedeutico per gli insegnamenti:
    • Modern languages and cultures 8740 (coorte 2023/2024)
    • SPANISH LANGUAGE III 65229
    TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

    OVERVIEW

    Spanish Language II - 61298 consists of Spanish language lessons, with practice of the four language skills (called Lettorato), taught in Semester 1 and 2  and a Modulo Teorico (Hispanic Linguistics Module), taught in Semester 1 by Prof. Laura Sanfelici. 

     

    AIMS AND CONTENT

    LEARNING OUTCOMES

    The discipline aims to deepen the knowledge of morphological and syntactic categories, addressing in particular the acquisition of communicative skills and the theoretical and technical knowledge intended for the learning of the various sectorial languages.

    AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

    Bring students to the B2 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. 

    • Interact with native speakers with a sufficient degree of fluency and spontaneity to enable easy and natural communication between interlocutors.
    • Produce clear and detailed texts about diverse topics, as well as defend an opinion about general topics, expressing the pros and cons for each argument.
    • Understand the gist of complex texts about both concrete and abstract topics, including technical texts, provided they are within the candidate’s area of expertise.     
    • Consolidate communicative skills in Spanish with emphasis on hypothetic structures, use of connectives, verb tenses correlation.                                                                  

     

    PREREQUISITES

    B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)

    TEACHING METHODS

    The linguistics module is made up of weekly lectures (3 hours a week over 10 weeks in the first semester). - 

    The practical module is made up of weekly classes (5 hours a week over 20 weeks, i.e. 10 weeks per semester). 

    Students will be divided into three groups:

    A-D: Victoria Filipetto

    E-N: Victoria Filipetto

    O-Z: to be appointed

     

    SYLLABUS/CONTENT

    Linguistic Module:

    Syntax: object of study and trends.
    Types of syntagmas: nominal, adjectival, adverbial, verbal and prepositional. Structure, function and semantics.
    Syntactic functions of syntagmas within the phrase.
    Syntactic analysis: the simple phrase. Subject and Predicate. Position of the elements. Concordance subject-predicate, classes of words.
    Syntactic analysis: the complex phrase. Coordinates and subordinates (substantive, adjectival, adverbial).

    The practical language module aims to bring students to the B2  level through production and comprehension exercises (written and oral)

    RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

    Linguistics module:

    Pilar Hernández, Uso del indicativo y del subjuntivo, Madrid, Edelsa, 2016

    Aoife  Ahern, El subjuntivo: contextos y efectos, Madrid, Arco Libros, 2008

    Gómez Torrego, Leonardo, Análisis sintáctico - Teoría y práctica, Ed SM - Hoepli, 2008

    Practical module:

    Tema a Tema B2 - Libro del Alumno (Edelsa),  V. Coto Bautista e A. Turza Ferré
    Uso de la gramática española - Intermedio - (Edelsa), Francisca Castro

    TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

    LESSONS

    LESSONS START

    Linguistic module

    Lectures 

    Attendance is not obligatory BUT STRONGLY RECOMMENDED.

    Lessons start: First week of october

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    Practical module:

    Attendance is not obligatory BUT STRONGLY RECOMMENDED.

    Lessons start: First week of october

    Class schedule (for both modules):

    All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.

     

    Class schedule

    SPANISH LANGUAGE II A

    EXAMS

    EXAM DESCRIPTION

    The linguistics module is assessed through a written paper. There are two sittings in each of the three exam sessions. Students can choose only one sitting per session and can't repeat a failed exam in the same session.

    The practical module is assessed through a written paper and an oral exam. 

     

    ASSESSMENT METHODS

    The linguistics module is assessed through a written exam paper

    The practical part is assessed through a written exam paper (grammar, vocabulary and writing) and an oral exam.    

    Examination enrolment is through the Ateneo website.

     

    FURTHER INFORMATION

    Attendance is not obligatory BUT STRONGLY RECOMMENDED.

    Special needs students should contact Prof. Sanfelici at the beginning of the course.

    Erasmus students should contact Prof. Sanfelici at the beginning of the course.

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