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Бакалаврская программа «Политология и мировая политика»

Second Foreign Language (Spanish)

2023/2024
Учебный год
ENG
Обучение ведется на английском языке
6
Кредиты
Статус:
Курс по выбору
Когда читается:
2-й курс, 3, 4 модуль

Преподаватель

Course Syllabus

Abstract

The course is aimed at acquirement basic knowledge and competences of modern Spanish language, including phonetics, graphics, normative grammar and vocabulary in the amount provided by the course. The course consists of tutorials (112 hours). Tutorials or practice run provide students with basic knowledge of phonetics, intonation, pronunciation, grammar and vocabulary of modern German and focus on practical activities and exercises as well as project work. The tutorials also involve feedback on students’ written work, aimed at developing basic linguistic knowledge and practical skills of German, presenting the project results and home-reading in the written and oral forms.
Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

  • • Able to learn and demonstrate skills in the field, other than the major field, in Spanish.
  • • Able to conduct professional activities internationally
  • • The course is aimed at acquirement basic knowledge and competences of modern Spanish language, including phonetics, graphics, normative grammar and vocabulary in the amount provided by the course.
  • • Able to conduct professional activities internationally in Spanish.
Expected Learning Outcomes

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • to be able to make simple dialogs and to conduct a monologue on a given topic
  • to be able to support a conversation and to write simple essays on a specified topic
  • to be able to demonstrate the necessary communication skills at the A2.1 level
  • to be able to use vocabulary and the necessary grammar on the topic
  • to be able to socialize: greet, say hello, say goodbye, introduce him/herself to someone (formal and informal), apologize, congratulate someone
  • to be able to organize a discussion: establish communication and react, ask for a person and respond, ask to start a story, introduce a story topic, organize information, interrupt
  • to be able to give and ask for personal, food, product, pricing and object information, give and ask for information about reasons and causes, the information about the time and about purposes
  • to be able to describe and narrate: locate objects in a space, identify people, talk about other people, describe connections and similarities, describe the development of an action in the present and the past, narrate present events, a daily routine, historical events, describe and compare objects, describe and physically compare people and personalities, describe situations in the past, locate actions in time, etc.
  • to be able to express opinions, attitudes and knowledge: argue, express and justify an opinion, agree, disagree, evaluate an idea and a fact, assess relationships, express the cause, consequence and purpose, difficulty, express and defend our abilities, generalize
  • to be able to express tastes, desires and emotions: talk about tastes, preferences and feelings, intentions and projects, express interest, surprise, disgust and gratefulness, physical sensations, pain or annoyance
  • to be able to influence the interlocutor: invite, get someone’s attention, give instructions and advice, make recommendations, express prohibition
Course Contents

Course Contents

  • Greetings
  • Pleased to meet you
  • My family
  • My friend
  • My day
  • Times of day
  • My house, My apartment, My room
  • In the city, Travelling, My trip, Hotel
  • In a restaurant, Shopping, Clothes and Fashion
  • Health
  • Biography
  • When I was small
Assessment Elements

Assessment Elements

  • non-blocking Activity of participation+ Module tests
    Activity of participation, contribution to work at classes, answering questions, performing individual and group practical assignments: homework, oral performing (topics, dialogues…), written works at class, home reading (books and video materials). Module Test: The test is carried out at the end of each module. 1.5 hours duration. Written test including vocabulary and grammar assignments.
  • non-blocking Written Assignments
    Written Assignments (letters, small essays (10-12 sentences, 100-120 words), performed by students independently in extracurricular time for assessment.
  • non-blocking Project work
    Project work involves the creation of a presentation - individually or in a group. Each presentation should have 3-4 slides with brief information. The student freely talks about the material using her presentation. 5-7 minutes are given for the performance.
  • non-blocking Final test (Exam) + Oral answer (Exam)
    FINAL TEST: An examination test takes place 5-10 days before the oral part of the exam. The test includes reading, grammar, vocabulary and writing parts. 1.5 hours for the test. Exam format: teacher in class, students in class / multiple classrooms and online. With the use of online platforms (Zoom/ MS Teams / Skype etc.) for students who have grounds for not being on the exam in person. The written part of the exam is held on the online platform. You must connect to the exam according to the time and date specified in the LMS. To participate in the exam, the student is obliged: to indicate their name at the beginning and end of the test, to appear for the exam according to the exact schedule. During the exam, students are forbidden to: communicate (on social networks, with people in the room), use notes and tips, write them off. During the exam, students are allowed to: use a blank Word sheet to record a short answer. A short-term communication disruption during the exam is considered a communication disruption up to 10 minutes. A long-term communication disorder during an exam is considered a violation of 10 minutes or more. In case of a long-term communication disruption, the student cannot continue to participate in the exam. Retake procedure involves using complicated tasks ORAL ANSWER: The oral part of the exam is on tickets (a survey on the course materials). On the oral part of the exam, the student pulls out a ticket in which two questions are given. 5-7 minutes are given for preparation. The teacher has the right to ask additional questions. Exam format: teacher in class, students in class / multiple classrooms and online. With the use of online platforms (Zoom/ MS Teams / Skype etc.) for students who have grounds for not being on the exam in person. The student's computer must meet the requirements: the presence of a working camera and microphone, support for online platform. To participate in the exam, the student is obliged: to put his photo on the avatar, to appear for the exam according to the exact schedule, and when you answer, turn on the camera and microphone. During the exam, students are forbidden to: communicate (on social networks, with people in the room), use notes and tips, write them off. During the exam, students are allowed to: use a blank Word sheet to record a short answer. A short-term communication failure during the exam is considered a communication failure of less than a minute. A long-term communication disruption during an exam is a violation of a minute or more. In case of a long-term communication disruption, the student cannot continue to participate in the exam. The retake procedure involves the use of complicated tasks.
Interim Assessment

Interim Assessment

  • 2023/2024 4th module
    0.4 * Activity of participation+ Module tests + 0.4 * Activity of participation+ Module tests + 0.4 * Final test (Exam) + Oral answer (Exam) + 0.4 * Final test (Exam) + Oral answer (Exam) + 0.1 * Project work + 0.1 * Project work + 0.1 * Written Assignments + 0.1 * Written Assignments
  • 2024/2025 2nd module
    0.4 * Activity of participation+ Module tests + 0.4 * Activity of participation+ Module tests + 0.4 * Final test (Exam) + Oral answer (Exam) + 0.4 * Final test (Exam) + Oral answer (Exam) + 0.1 * Project work + 0.1 * Project work + 0.1 * Written Assignments + 0.1 * Written Assignments
  • 2024/2025 4th module
    0.4 * Activity of participation+ Module tests + 0.4 * Activity of participation+ Module tests + 0.4 * Final test (Exam) + Oral answer (Exam) + 0.4 * Final test (Exam) + Oral answer (Exam) + 0.1 * Project work + 0.1 * Project work + 0.1 * Written Assignments + 0.1 * Written Assignments
Bibliography

Bibliography

Recommended Core Bibliography

  • Potowski, K., & Shin, N. L. (2019). Gramática Española : Variación Social. New York: Routledge. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=1554009

Recommended Additional Bibliography

  • Fernandez, S. S., & Falk, J. (2014). Temas de gramática española para estudiantes universitarios : Una aproximación cognitiva y funcional. Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften.