Course Description

Course Name

Advanced Spanish: Grammar and Composition

Session: VCSS1121

Hours & Credits

45 Contact Hours

Prerequisites & Language Level

Note: A placement exam will be required when you arrive on site.

Advanced

  • Prior to enrolling in courses at this language level, students must have completed or tested out of a minimum of four semesters (or six quarters) at the college level.

Overview

Español Avanzado: Gramática y Composición [SPA 380S] 
CURSOS INTERNACIONALES DE LA UNIVERSIDAD DE SALAMANCA ? INTERNATIONAL STUDIES ABROAD, CUSCO PROGRAM
 
LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION:
Este curso será impartido en español, destinado para estudiantes con un nivel de
avanzado.
 
AUDIENCE:
El curso está destinado únicamente a estudiantes de ISA ?Cursos Internacionales de la Universidad de Salamanca. Ningún estudiante externo al grupo de ISA podrá recibir el curso.
 
CONTACT HOURS:
El curso tiene un total de 45 horas lectivas, repartidas en 30 sesiones de 90 minutos.
 
GENERAL COURSE DESCRIPTION AND COURSE OBJECTIVES:
This course provides students with both the linguistic and the socio-linguistic abilities to achieve an advanced level of Spanish. It is focused on the grammatical and lexical knowledge as well as the practice of writing, reading, listening and speaking skills in order to improve the communicative competence in Spanish.
 
COURSE OBJECTIVES:
  • Understand the main ideas of complex text on both concrete and abstract topics, including technical discussions in his/her field of specialization.
  • Interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party.
  • Produce clear, detailed text on a wide range of subjects and explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options.
 
COURSE PRE-REQUISITES:
Se require que el estudiante domine el nivel intermedio B1, según el MCER (Marco Común Europeo de Referencia para las Lenguas).
 
EVALUATION CRITERIA.
Un examen parcial (20%)
Un examen final (30%)
Entrega de tres composiciones (30%)
Asistencia y participación en clase (20%)
 
REQUIRED READINGS AND TEXTS:
Borobio, Virgilio, Ele Actual B2. Libro del Alumno, SM, Madrid, 2011 será entregado a los estudiantes en su llegada a Cusco. El material de lectura adicional se les proporcionará a lo largo del curso.
 
 

*Course content subject to change