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Course description
  SPANISH FOR TOURISM AND LEISURE

Competencies and objectives

 

Course context for academic year 2010-11

Inmersión teórico-práctica en el español especializado del turismo y el ocio. Análisis de los rasgos léxico-semánticos, sintácticos, discursivos y estilísticos del español del turismo y el ocio, en una amplia variedad de géneros profesionales escritos y orales.

 

 

Course content (verified by ANECA in official undergraduate and Master’s degrees)

Specific Competences (CE)

  • CE15 : Be able to synthesise the stages of analysis of a human language processing system (morpholexical, syntactic-semantic and pragmatic), the main problems and the main methods applied for IFE and EFE.
  • CE16 : Be able to elucidate the linguistic nature that distinguishes the varieties of EFE: the terminology, syntax, rhetorical organisation and communicative strategies.
  • CE19 : Be able to use the communicative and discursive techniques common to most of the discourses of the speciality, which serve to achieve different communicative purposes (argument techniques, presentation description, narrative, explanation, etc.).
  • CE21 : Be able to analyse the discourses constructed using the languages of the speciality, in English and Spanish, and establish their qualities and deficiencies according to the parameters studied from different linguistic perspectives.
  • CE25 : Ability to use existing resources to obtain, handle, interpret, manage and transmit information: databases, written and oral corpora, Internet and the ICTs.
  • CE28 : Ability to process large amounts of text using the shell and simple programming languages (awk).
  • CE29 : Ability to use advanced language processing tools: morphological-syntactic analysers (part-of-speech taggers) and syntactic analysers (parsers), as well as the main lexicosemantic resources available (e.g. WordNet).
  • CE3 : Apply the theories, models and linguistic tools that are relevant for study and research of the EFE.
  • CE30 : Ability to process parallel and comparable multilingual corpora.
  • CE31 : Ability to use automatic translators and computer-assisted translation tools intelligently and know how to assess their usefulness in academic and research contents.
  • CE36 : Ability to apply linguistic knowledge to researching some aspect related to the languages of the speciality (English and Spanish).
  • CE5 : Master the specific terminology of different kinds of the EFE in the contexts where they are used.
  • CE7 : Be able to analyse the communicative genres of the different varieties of EFE.
  • CE8 : Be able to transmit the techniques of Plain Spanish and its application to legal Spanish.

 

General Competences of the Degree Course:>>Instrumental: Conceptual or Cognitive

  • CG1 : Know how to apply the main perspectives, theories, techniques and analysis models in the field of interdisciplinary research of linguistics applied to the study of the IFE.
  • CG2 : Know how to apply the main perspectives, theories, techniques and analysis models in the field of interdisciplinary research of linguistics applied to the study of the EFE.

 

General Competences of the Degree Course:>>Instrumental: Procedural or Methodological

  • CG3 : Ability to apply the knowledge acquired and solve problems in new or little-known settings within broader (or multidisciplinary) contexts related to the languages of one's speciality.
  • CG4 : Know how to integrate knowledge and deal with the complexity of giving opinions on the basis of information that may be incomplete or limited and includes reflections on the social and ethical responsibilities associated with applying one's knowledge and opinions in academic and research contexts.
  • CG5 : Possess the ability for self-learning in the academic and research contexts associated with the languages of one's speciality.
  • CG6 : Capacity to choose or design the right method of work to achieve the goals proposed in the academic and research contexts of the languages of one's speciality.
  • CG7 : Capacity to communicate one's conclusions and the knowledge and reasons that support them to specialist and non-specialist audiences clearly and unambiguously in the academic and research contexts of the languages of one's speciality.

 

General Competences of the Degree Course:>>Instrumental: Technological

  • CG8 : Use technological resources to acquire, handle, analyse, interpret and transmit information: databases, translators, spell-checkers, tools, word processors, multimedia presentations, etc.

 

General Competences of the Degree Course:>>Attitude: Individual

  • CG10 : Capacity to work in interdisciplinary groups in international academic contexts.
  • CG11 : Capacity to adapt to new situations.

 

 

 

Learning outcomes (Training objectives)

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Specific objectives stated by the academic staff for academic year 2010-11

1. Desarrollar la competencia lingüística y comunicativa en español.

2. Comprender y expresarse en español con corrección y propiedad en el ámbito disciplinar del español para fines específicos y empresariales

3. Ser capaz de negociar, exponer, informar y comercializar un producto turístico en español.

4. Ser capaz de producir y comprender la comunicación escrita efectiva en español.

5. Ser capaz de comprender y de organizar una presentación en español

6. Aprender a aprender.

7. Tomar conciencia de los contenidos que se precisan saber para desarrollar una investigación.

8. Aprender a resolver problemas y tomar decisiones.

9. Aprender a gestionar el tiempo de ejecución de un proyecto.

10. Ser capaz de vender un producto mediante técnicas de persuasión, argumentación e información.

11. Diseñar métodos de análisis adecuados para investigar problemas judiciales lingüísticos.

12. Ser capaz de llevar a cabo encuestas para la recopilación de la información.

13. Ser capaz de organizar una visita turística.

14. Ser capaz de usar recursos documentales y de aprendizaje, en especial las NTIC.

15. Saber las sutilezas idiosincrásicas y las diferencias de orden cultural y social que son imprescindibles para la comunicación interpersonal en el ámbito profesional (valores culturales, normas de cortesía, comunicación no verbal, etc.)

16. Saber las técnicas comunicativas y discursivas comunes a la mayor parte de los discursos de especialidad, que sirven para conseguir los diferentes propósitos comunicativos (técnicas de argumentación, exposición, descripción, narración, explicación, etc.)

17. Ser capaz de utilizar varios recursos para la obtención, el manejo, la interpretación, la gestión, y la transmisión de información: bases de datos, corpus escritos y orales, Internet, etc.

 

 

General

Code: 38618
Lecturer responsible:
ALVARADO ORTEGA, MARIA BELEN
Credits ECTS: 3,00
Theoretical credits: 0,40
Practical credits: 0,80
Distance-base hours: 1,80

Departments involved

  • Dept: SPANISH STUDIES, GENERAL LINGUISTICS AND THEORY OF LITERATURE
    Area: SPANISH LANGUAGE
    Theoretical credits: 0,4
    Practical credits: 0,8
    This Dept. is responsible for the course.
    This Dept. is responsible for the final mark record.

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