Advanced Language Skills: Spanish (3 ECTS)

A.Y. 2021/2022
Learning objectives
Attaining the B2 level according to the he Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)
Expected learning outcomes
Reading comprehension: reading articles and reports concerned with contemporary problems; understanding contemporary literary prose.
Listening comprehension: understanding extended speech and lectures and follow even complex arguments as long as the topic is familiar; understanding most TV news and current affairs programmes in a standard language.
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Course syllabus
Reading and listening activities are scheduled in addition to the following topics: conjugations Preterites (Indicativo pretérito indefinido, imperfecto, pluscuamperfecto; Imperativo; Subjuntivo presente, imperfecto, pretérito perfecto); prepositions; indefinidos; adverbial clauses, adjectival clauses, time clauses, clauses of purpose.

Attendance: compulsory

Important: Students of the program Erasmus+ incoming must contact the Language Centre of the University through Infostudenti Service by selecting SLAM.
Prerequisites for admission
Students who attained a level lower than B2 at the entry-level will have to attend the course.
Teaching methods
The course consists of 20 hours of in-person learning.
Teaching Resources
F. Castro, Uso de la gramática española. Nivel Intermedio, ed. Edelsa.
Assessment methods and Criteria
To be admitted to the end of course test students must have attended at least 75% of the course.
The assessment is computer-based. Students will have to sit for the test one week after the end of the course. It is based on exercises of grammar, vocabulary and idiomatic expressions according to the topics mentioned above.
Students who do not attain the level required by their degree program can sit for the test up to five times within their academic career.

Students with disabilities or with specific learning disabilities (SLDs) must contact SLAM through Infostudenti Service to receive special arrangements and support for the exam. (Students with disabilities: 50% of extra time; Students with SLDs 30%)
- University credits: 3
Language assessment: 0 hours