Spanish for International Business 1(Ex Intm)

Dublin City University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Spanish for International Business 1(Ex Intm)

  • Host University

    Dublin City University

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    International Business, Spanish, Spanish Culture

  • Language Level

    Intermediate

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

    5
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    2
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    3
  • Overview

    Description
    This module is designed to acquaint learners with specialized language related to socioeconomic, occupational, and corporate topics in Spanish. Students will increase their vocabulary in these areas, develop oral and written skills to discuss a specialized topic, and consolidate grammar structures and communicative functions. The module seeks to introduce and understand sociocultural differences between Hispanic countries and Ireland in the area of business. 

    Learning Outcomes
    1. Understand standard written and spoken language (live or broadcast), on themes related to professions, work placements, job applications and political or economic topics
    2. Analyze a variety of specialized texts about business in Hispanic countries, identifying key-words, structure and main points
    3. Interpret documents including online texts and artefacts from a range of socioeconomic contexts
    4. Demonstrate the ability to apply knowledge and control of the language system (lexical, grammatical, semantic and orthographic) by completing a number of tasks at text and sentence level
    5. Reflect on sociocultural differences between Spain and Ireland
    6. Express their opinion, ideas and points of view on a specialized topic related to business
    7. Produce written short essays in a logical and well organised manner on a variety of social, political or economic subjects
    8. Show and implement his/her language learning strategies, language awareness and degree of progression in the study of the Spanish language

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.