Practice of Oral Skills

Universidad de Salamanca

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Practice of Oral Skills

  • Host University

    Universidad de Salamanca

  • Location

    Salamanca, Spain

  • Area of Study

    Linguistics, Spanish

  • Language Level

    Intermediate, Advanced, Superior

    Hours & Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    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
    5.2.- Shopping
    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

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.


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