Hispanic language and culture

  • A.A. 2016/2017
  • CFU 9
  • Ore 54
  • Classe di laurea LM-49
Amanda Salvioni / Professoressa di ruolo - II fascia / Lingua e letterature ispano-americane (L-LIN/06)
Dipartimento di Scienze della Formazione, dei Beni Culturali e del Turismo

B1.1 level in Spanish, according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages

Obiettivi del corso

Students are expected to achieve the level B2.1 in Spanish proficiency, according to the Common
European Framework of Reference for Languages.
More specific learning objectives of the course are:
a) to acquire knowledges, skills and abilities in the Spanish technical language of tourism;
b) to be able to interact in professional situations related with tourism;
c) to gain expertise translating texts related to the tourism sector. It is expected, moreover, that
students will acquire abilities to promote the autonomous learning by the use of lexicographical,
bibliographical and technological tools.

Programma del corso

1) Spanish language as a communication system: a) skills and abilities according to the B2.1
Common European Framework of Reference for Languages; b) geographical distribution of Spanish
and dialectal varieties. NB: The native speaker teacher (CLA) will hold a level course to
complement the grammar part of the program.
2) Technical language of tourism. Lexical areas: travel agency (mails, tourist routes, contracts and
agreements with service providers); tourism management and planning (institutional
communication, specialized web press); cultural tourism (communication of cultural heritage).
3) Translation theory and practice in the field of tourism: how to translate commercial mails,
contracts, routes, institutional web sites, dépliants, advertising texts.

Testi (A)dottati, (C)onsigliati
  • 1.  (A) M. de Prada, P. Marcé, M. Bove Entorno turístico Edelsa , Madrid , 2016 » Pagine/Capitoli: Tutto
  • 2.  (C) C. Romero Dueñas y A. González Gramática del español lengua extranjera Edelsa, Madrid, 2016
Altre informazioni / materiali aggiuntivi

Further teaching materials (audiovisual, articles, blogs) will be distributed and used during the lessons and will form part of the obligatory bibliography of the course. This material is not specified here as it will be selected from authentic materials based on current issues and motivations emerged from time to time in the class.

Metodi didattici
  • The lessons are held exclusively in Spanish. An active and motivated participation from the
    students is required.
    The teaching methods will be:
    Direct Teaching
    Cooperative Learning
    Exercises in groups.
    Use of multimedia (audio-visual aids, web sites, blogs)
    Role Playing
    Presentations of individual and team researches.
    Further practices and exercises will be realized by the native speaker teacher.
Modalità di valutazione
  • The mid-term exam is obligatory and consists of an oral exposition about an individual project work in spanish. All the details will be posted on the website of the course. The presentation will be evaluated in marks out of thirty.
    The final exam is written and consists of three parts: a grammar test, a reading comprehension
    exercise, and the writing of texts and dialogues related to tourism. The final grade will be calculated
    as the average of the mid-term and the final examination grades.
    The course of the native speaker teacher ends with a test that only regularly attending students will
    be able to sustain. The test accounts, if successful, the average of the final grade.
Lingue, oltre all'italiano, che possono essere utilizzate per l'attività didattica


Lingue, oltre all'italiano, che si intende utilizzare per la valutazione