Advanced Spanish: Grammar and Composition

Universidad de Salamanca Cursos Internacionales en Cusco

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Advanced Spanish: Grammar and Composition

  • Host University

    Universidad de Salamanca Cursos Internacionales en Cusco

  • Location

    Cusco, Peru

  • Area of Study

    Spanish

  • Language Level

    Advanced

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

    ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.

    Hours & Credits

  • Contact Hours

    45
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4
  • Overview

    Español Avanzado: Gramática y Composición [SPA 380S] 
    CURSOS INTERNACIONALES DE LA UNIVERSIDAD DE SALAMANCA ? INTERNATIONAL STUDIES ABROAD, CUSCO PROGRAM
     
    LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION:
    Este curso será impartido en español, destinado para estudiantes con un nivel de
    avanzado.
     
    AUDIENCE:
    El curso está destinado únicamente a estudiantes de ISA ?Cursos Internacionales de la Universidad de Salamanca. Ningún estudiante externo al grupo de ISA podrá recibir el curso.
     
    CONTACT HOURS:
    El curso tiene un total de 45 horas lectivas, repartidas en 30 sesiones de 90 minutos.
     
    GENERAL COURSE DESCRIPTION AND COURSE OBJECTIVES:
    This course provides students with both the linguistic and the socio-linguistic abilities to achieve an advanced level of Spanish. It is focused on the grammatical and lexical knowledge as well as the practice of writing, reading, listening and speaking skills in order to improve the communicative competence in Spanish.
     
    COURSE OBJECTIVES:
    • Understand the main ideas of complex text on both concrete and abstract topics, including technical discussions in his/her field of specialization.
    • Interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party.
    • Produce clear, detailed text on a wide range of subjects and explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options.
     
    COURSE PRE-REQUISITES:
    Se require que el estudiante domine el nivel intermedio B1, según el MCER (Marco Común Europeo de Referencia para las Lenguas).
     
    EVALUATION CRITERIA.
    Un examen parcial (20%)
    Un examen final (30%)
    Entrega de tres composiciones (30%)
    Asistencia y participación en clase (20%)
     
    REQUIRED READINGS AND TEXTS:
    Borobio, Virgilio, Ele Actual B2. Libro del Alumno, SM, Madrid, 2011 será entregado a los estudiantes en su llegada a Cusco. El material de lectura adicional se les proporcionará a lo largo del curso.
     
     

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.

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.