Università degli Studi di Napoli "Parthenope"

Teaching schedule

Academic year: 
2016/2017
Belonging course: 
Course of Master's Degree Programme on INTERNATIONAL TRADE & COOPERATION
Location: 
Napoli
Disciplinary sector: 
LANGUAGE AND TRANSLATION - SPANISH (L-LIN/07)
Credits: 
6
Year of study: 
1
Teachers: 
CAVAZZINO Valeria
Cycle: 
First Semester
Hours of front activity: 
48

Language

Course description

The course aims at providing the student with notions that are essential in recognizing the lexical characteristics and contents of the socio-cultural fields that will be studied. Students will also be provided with language analysis tools and methods which they will apply to texts pertaining to various specific fields. Oral and communication skills will be developed in order to increase students’ familiarity with lexical and cultural aspects of the Spanish language. This will be achieved through reading and analysis of texts of various kinds and the viewing of documentaries, movies, news reports and advertisements.

Prerequisites

The course is designed to allow the student to attain a CEFR B2 proficiency level (Common European Framweork of Reference for Languages .

Syllabus

The course will deal mainly with morphosyntactical and lexical aspects of the Spanish language and will focus on the characterizing aspects of Spanish contemporary language and culture. Field-specific languages (journalistic, political, etc.) will be examined. Metalinguistic reflexion will be encouraged as this allows the students to improve their language skills and use them consciously and autonomously. Course will also focus on the main rules of Spanish grammar the learning of which by the students will be tested several times during the course.

Teaching Methods

Textbooks

Bibliography:

- R. Alonso, A. Castañeda, P. Martínez, L. Miquel, J. Ortega, J. Plácido, Gramática básica del estudiante de español. (Edición revisada y ampliada), ed. Difusión, Barcelona, 2011.
- M. Carrera Diáz, Grammatica spagnola, ed. Laterza, Roma, 2008.
- Carmen Aguirre (et al.), El mundo en español. Lectura de cultura y civilización –nivel B-, ed. Habla con Eñe, Madrid, 2012.

Suggested dictionaries :

- - RAE, Diccionario de la lengua española, Madrid, Espasa-Calpe, 2014.
- CLAVE. Diccionario de uso del español actual, Madrid, ed. SM, 2006s.
- María Moliner, Diccionario de uso del español, Madrid, Gredos, 2007.
- Tam, L., Dizionario Spagnolo-Italiano, Italiano-Español, Hoepli, Milano.
- Rossend Arqués Corominas, Adriana Padoan, Il Grande dizionario di Spagnolo (spagnolo-italiano italiano-español), Zanichelli Ed., Roma.

Further information and suggestions will be provided during the course.

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