Practice of Oral Skills
Universidad de Salamanca
Area of Study
Grammar, Linguistics, Modern Languages, Phonetics and Phonology, Spanish
Intermediate, Advanced, Superior
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits1
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units2
Hours & Credits
To help students improve their oral proficiency skills (listening, speaking). Students will be required to put into practice the grammar that they are learning in their formal level-specific grammar class.
? To improve the communicative capacity and oral interactions in daily situations.
? To speak about things, people, real places, and abstract feelings.
? To practice and improve pronunciation, intonation, and fluidity of spoken discourse.
? To practice the mechanisms of summarization of past events and description of developing events.
1.- To ask for and provide information: location of places, people, and public services.
2.- Description of people, places, and objects
3.- Making an appointment
4.- Having phone conversations
5.- Dialogues in daily situations
5.1.- In a bar/café
5.3.- In a restaurant
5.4.- In a travel agency
6.- Dialogues in public places or places of public service
6.1.- Post Office
6.2.- In a bank
6.3.- In a hospital
6.4.- En la comisaría de policía
6-5.- En la Secretaría de la Universidad
7.- Expressing an opinion and showing agreement and disagreement
8.- Actions and circumstances completed in the past
9.- Indirectly expressing information orally from others
10.- Expressing feelings, needs, and desires
11.- Suggestions, instructions, and commands
12.- Reactions to information given
13.- Estimating and expressing doubt or probability
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.
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.