Objectives

The aim of the course are:
1. to make students capable to communicate in Spanish in different situations within the humanities, social sciences of the information society and communication studies;
2. to make students familiar with Hispanic culture (both Spanish and Hispanic American culture) to promote awareness and interest, to fully immerse students in the Spanish;
3. to make students master of the basics of Spanish phonetics to speak properly, with right pronunciation, intonation and rhythm. In this way they could eventually work in cinema, theatre, radio and television;
4. to make students familiar with Spanish spelling and improve their writing skills in order to be able to work in the press, publishing and digital media industries.

Channels

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ADELE PIA VILLANI ADELE PIA VILLANI   Teacher profile

Exam reservation date start Exam reservation date end Exam date
11/12/2020 09/01/2021 11/01/2021
29/12/2020 27/01/2021 29/01/2021
16/01/2021 14/02/2021 16/02/2021
12/03/2021 10/04/2021 12/04/2021
07/05/2021 23/05/2021 07/06/2021
23/05/2020 10/06/2021 23/06/2021
12/06/2021 27/06/2021 12/07/2021
06/08/2021 21/08/2021 06/09/2021
11/10/2021 01/11/2021 11/11/2021
13/12/2021 02/01/2022 13/01/2022

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ALESSIA ANNA SERENA RUGGERI ALESSIA ANNA SERENA RUGGERI   Teacher profile

Programme

The course consists of traditional lectures in order to give students some knowledge related to Spanish and Latin-American language and culture. The course also offers laboratory sessions with the aim to analyze socio-linguistics, history and culture.
In addition, students can use online resources in order to practise grammar and vocabulary in an autonomous way.

During the course, we will focus on:

Grammar contents:
Pronunciación y ortografía; los artículos; el género y el número; pronombres personales; interrogativos; objeto directo e indirecto; adjetivos y pronombres demostrativos; comparativos y superlativos; adjetivos (antepuestos y pospuestos); pronombres posesivos; el comparativo y el superlativo; así/tan; muy/mucho; verbos auxiliares; hay/ser/estar; presente de indicativo regular e irregular; pasados de indicativo: pretérito perfecto (regular e irregular); pretérito indefinido regular e irregular; pretérito imperfecto; pretérito pluscuamperfecto; algunos usos del pasado; futuro simple: algunos usos; perífrasis verbales de infinitivo y gerundio; preposiciones; algunos marcadores del discurso.

Conversational strategies
Deletrear; preguntar al profesor; saludar y despedirse; presentarse y presentar a otros; dar y pedir datos personales; hablar de la familia; describir personas, lugares y cosas; hablar de acciones cotidianas; preguntar y decir la fecha y la hora; dar y tomar una cita; hablar de gustos y preferencias; expresar necesidades u obligaciones; hablar de programas, hacer planes; describir experiencias presentes y pasadas; contar un acontecimiento; hablar de planes futuros.

Vocabulary
El alfabeto; los números; las fechas; naciones y nacionalidades; estudios y profesiones; el día a día: actividades cotidianas; ubicadores; marcadores de frecuencia; la ciudad; el barrio; la familia; la casa; el ocio, los viajes, las vacaciones; el clima; el trabajo y el currículum vitae; la publicidad; internet y las redes sociales.

Culture
The use of technologies and the role of press in Spain.

Adopted texts

Francisca Castro (2015), Uso de la gramática española. Elemental, Edelsa, Madrid.

A.A.V.V. (2013), Todas las voces. Curso de cultura y civilización (B1), Difusión, Barcelona (Unidad 1, Unidad 3, Unidad 10).

A dossier of documents given by the teacher.

Prerequisites

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Study modes

The course consists of traditional lectures in order to give students some knowledge related to Spanish and Latin-American language and culture. The course also offers laboratory sessions with the aim to analyze socio-linguistics, history and culture. In addition, students can use online resources in order to practise grammar and vocabulary in an autonomous way.

Exam modes

Written and oral exam

- Written grammar test. The exam consists of 40 items (open, multiple choices, true/false) in 45 minutes. Students can do the second part (oral exam) only if they pass the grammar test (min. grade of 18/30).

- Oral exam related to the monographic course.


Exam reservation date start Exam reservation date end Exam date
05/12/2020 05/01/2021 11/01/2021
05/12/2020 05/01/2021 11/01/2021
24/12/2020 24/01/2021 29/01/2021
24/12/2020 24/01/2021 29/01/2021
12/01/2021 12/02/2021 16/02/2021
12/01/2021 12/02/2021 16/02/2021
06/03/2021 06/04/2021 12/04/2021
06/03/2021 06/04/2021 12/04/2021
01/05/2021 24/05/2021 07/06/2021
01/05/2021 24/05/2021 07/06/2021
16/05/2021 08/06/2021 23/06/2021
16/05/2021 08/06/2021 23/06/2021
05/06/2021 27/06/2021 12/07/2021
05/06/2021 27/06/2021 12/07/2021
02/08/2021 02/09/2021 06/09/2021
02/08/2021 02/09/2021 06/09/2021
05/10/2021 05/11/2021 11/11/2021
05/10/2021 05/11/2021 11/11/2021
05/12/2021 05/01/2022 13/01/2022
05/12/2021 05/01/2022 13/01/2022
Course sheet
  • Academic year: 2020/2021
  • Curriculum: Curriculum unico
  • Year: Second year
  • Semester: First semester
  • SSD:
  • CFU: 4
Activities
  • Ulteriori attività formative (art.10, comma 5, lettera d)
  • Ambito disciplinare: Ulteriori conoscenze linguistiche
  • Lecture (Hours): 48
  • CFU: 4