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CODE 114518
ACADEMIC YEAR 2024/2025
CREDITS
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR L-LIN/07
TEACHING LOCATION
  • SAVONA
SEMESTER 2° Semester

OVERVIEW

The aim of the course is to familiarise students with or deepen their knowledge of the linguistic, cultural and communicative aspects of the Spanish language, which unites in diversity millions of native Spanish speakers and others who use it as a vehicular, foreign or contact language.

This reflection will be applied to different areas related to texts/discourses and multimedia products of particular relevance to the professional outlets of the course.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course aims to offer the basic structures of the Spanish language in order to be able to operate in the communication sector.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

Developing communicative and multimedia skills in Spanish, opening up to the variety of repertoires of the Spanish-speaking world.

Learning a foreign language in a collaborative and interactive environment.

 

The following learning outcomes are expected at the end of the course:

To be familiar with the lexical and grammatical content addressed during the course and also learnt autonomously, with correction and (self-)evaluation exercises, guided and accompanied by the teacher.

To acquire basic interaction skills, according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages CEFR.

To acquire or strengthen certain soft skills, such as the ability to work in a collaborative environment, including online, and in multilingual and multicultural groups.

PREREQUISITES

None.

TEACHING METHODS

The lessons will alternate between a frontal, lecture part (with description and revision of lexical and grammatical contents) and a part of group work, returned in plenary.

The importance of individual study is to be kept in mind.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

From the point of view of specific content, reference is made to the descriptors of levels A1, A2 and B1 (the latter only for those starting the course with a minimum level of A2) of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages CEFR with emphasis on the acquisition of competences and skills useful for the course professional outlets (for example, communicative, interactional and social functions).

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

M.V.Calvi, ¡Enhorabuena! Curso de español para italófonos, Ed. Zanichelli, Bologna. Any edition.

 

R. Odicino, C. Campos Ch., D. Di Vincenzo, Ejercicios de gramática española para italófonos - Nivel A1-C2, Utet, Torino.

 

Further indications of online materials will be made known on Aulaweb during the course.

 

Ad hoc materials for working students, non-attending students and students with DSA will be indicated according to the needs and level of linguistic knowledge of each individual.

For this reason, it is very important that these people contact mara.morelli@unige.it AT THE BEGINNING of the semester and not shortly before the exam call they intend to register for.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

LESSONS

LESSONS START

Work in progress. February 2025.

Class schedule

The timetable for this course is available here: Portale EasyAcademy

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

A differentiation between non-attending and attending students will be carried out. FOR LESSON ATTENDING STUDENTS: the overall final assessment will take into account the work done in preparing, carrying out and presenting the group project and the self-assessment. Further information will be given according to the actual number of participants.

FOR LESSON NON-ATTENDING STUDENTS: oral examination to verify the effective acquisition of A1 and A2 level content focusing on reading (pronunciation, prosody, etc.), short summary of the passage read, grammatical part (cloze text exercises) for the level indicated in the programme.

ASSESSMENT METHODS

The assessment methods will be discussed with the group at the beginning of the course and in close connection with the expected learning outcomes.

FURTHER INFORMATION

All information and materials relating to this course are published exclusively on Aulaweb. For further information, please write to mara.morelli@unige.it.