Course title in Estonian
Hispaania keel C1.1
Course title in English
approximate amount of contact lessons
lecturer of 2020/2021 Autumn semester
Juan Carlos Monroy Perez (hispaania keel) tavaline kursus
lecturer of 2020/2021 Spring semester
lecturer not assigned
To provide the bases for the acquisition of competences in oral and written Spanish at the C1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Language.
In this course, the notions learnt in previous levels will be improved with the study of particular feautures of the language in order for students to be able to use a more specific and highbrow register of Spanish in every language skill. This will thus mean that the presence of current sociocultural events and interculturality will be the context offered to start working linguistic aspects of the language.
Brief description of the course
Each unit of the course will start with a written text presenting a context which is controversial in the current sociopolitical scene in Spain or any other Spanish speaking countries. Attention will be paid to new lexis, specially the one offering the students a higher register for their future compositions. A deeper study of each unit’s controversial contexts will be carried out through a video (short movie, documentary...) to work the oral comprehension. Next a new grammar notion will be studied and will also be linked to the kind of academic text that the students will have to produce (after analysing an example). The unit will end with an oral debate about the topic seen throught the unit.
The pre-requisite for the registration is B2.2 level in Spanish.
Learning outcomes in the course
According to The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages and the university context the student
• can understand long and complex factual and literary texts as well as differences in style; can read without difficulty literary texts of contemporary Spanish and Spanish-American authors;
• can write clear and well-structured text and express his/her points of view at some length;
• can write an academic article;
• can synthesise information from a number of sources;
• can construct a chain of reasoned argument;
• can follow most lectures, discussions and debates with relative ease;
• can make academic presentations;
• can express him/herself fluently and use language effectively for social purposes;
• can use language creatively;
• can recognise a wide range of idiomatic expressions and colloquialisms;
• can analyse the syntactic and grammar aspects of the sentences;
• can reflect on his/her language learning.
Juan Carlos Monroy Perez