Hispanic language and culture

  • A.A. 2018/2019
  • 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

A B1 level in Spanish, according to the Common European Framework of Reference for
Absolute beginners in Spanish are required to take the bridging course ("Corso propedeutico di
Spagnolo") held by the native speaking teacher during the first semester and scheduled for the
undergraduate degree in "Tourism and Cultural Heritage" (laurea triennale in "Turismo e Beni
Culturali"). Even so, students who don't achieve the required level are highly recommended to
contact the teacher before the beginning of the course.

Obiettivi del corso

Students are expected to achieve the level B2 in Spanish proficiency, according to the Common
European Framework of Reference for Languages.
More specific learning objectives of the course are:
a) to acquire knowledge, skills, and abilities in the Spanish technical language of tourism;
b) to be able to interact in professional situations related to 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
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).

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
  • 3.  (C) Ana Gray, Carmen Rosa de Juan, Eloísa Nieto, Marisa de Prada, Pilar Marcé. Temas de turismo Edinumen, Madrid, 2008
Altre informazioni / materiali aggiuntivi

Further teaching materials (audiovisual, articles, lecture notes) will be distributed and uploaded on the webpage of the course. This kind of material is not specified here as it will be selected 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, websites, 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
    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
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Lingue, oltre all'italiano, che si intende utilizzare per la valutazione


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