First cycle
degree courses
Second cycle
degree courses
Single cycle
degree courses
School of Economics and Political Science
INTERNATIONAL POLITICS AND DIPLOMACY
Course unit
ADVANCED SPANISH LANGUAGE
SP02122594, A.A. 2017/18

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2016/17

Information on the course unit
Degree course Second cycle degree in
INTERNATIONAL POLITICS AND DIPLOMACY
SP1426, Degree course structure A.Y. 2008/09, A.Y. 2017/18
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 6.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination ADVANCED SPANISH LANGUAGE
Department of reference Department of Political Science, Law, and International Studies
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Spanish
Branch PADOVA
Single Course unit The Course unit can be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit can be chosen as Optional Course unit

Lecturers
Teacher in charge ALESSIA CASSANI L-LIN/07

Mutuated
Course unit code Course unit name Teacher in charge Degree course code
SP02122594 ADVANCED SPANISH LANGUAGE ALESSIA CASSANI EP1980

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Core courses L-LIN/07 Spanish Language and Translation 6.0

Mode of delivery (when and how)
Period Second semester
Year 2nd Year
Teaching method frontal

Organisation of didactics
Type of hours Credits Hours of
teaching
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Practice 2.0 15 35.0 2
Lecture 4.0 30 70.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 26/02/2018
End of activities 01/06/2018

Examination board
Examination board not defined

Syllabus
Prerequisites: Students must demonstrate that they have the skills and knowledge corresponding to at least the 8 cfu of the bachelor’s degree. In order to evaluate these levels, the student must conform to the programs and pass the exams of the bachelor’s degree. For more details, please contact the teacher.
Target skills and knowledge: The course is aimed at deepening and consolidating language and communication skills in writing and oral, usable in everyday life and professional contexts. It will also develop the skills of analyzing and understanding journalistic and political texts, as well as the critical re-elaboration of the themes contained therein.
Examination methods: Written and oral examination. The oral part also consists in a comment and analysis of a proposed text.
Assessment criteria: The evaluation of the student's preparation will be based on the understanding of the arguments, the acquisition of the concepts and the methodologies proposed and the ability to apply them autonomously and consciously. The student will have to demonstrate that he has the ability to analyze and comment on a proposed text and to be familiar with the analytical tools learned during lessons.
Course unit contents: The course will deal with specific languages in Spanish, with particular reference to the language of journalism and politics.
In addition to providing a theoretical basis on the structural characteristics of such languages, students will be started on the commentary and autonomous analysis of written and oral Spanish and Spanish-american texts.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Beside the frontal lessons, the course includes active participation of students, who will be invited to give their critical input.

Beside the frontal lectures and the proposed lectures and seminars, the course involves the active participation of students.
Frequency is strongly recommended. Non-attending students must contact the teacher.
For lectorship please contact Dr. Ana Cazorla.
Additional notes about suggested reading: Non-attending students must contact the teacher. The material given at class will be available on ‘moodle’.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • Hernando Cuadrado, L. A., El discurso periodístico. Madrid: Verbum, 2000.
  • Calvi, M. V. (coord.), Las lenguas de especialidad en español. Roma: Carocci, 2009.