Spanish semester program communication and culture - CSIdiomas

Spanish: Semester communication and culture courses

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Semester courses in Spanish and in English for overseas students

Spanish courses aimed at students who want to improve their communicative proficiency and their cultural knowledge of Spain, and English courses for those who have not yet reached the level of proficiency in Spanish required to take a course in Spanish.

In addition, these can be combined with intensive and semester language courses.

There are 4 hours a week of class (two 2-hour classes).

Courses last for a total of 60 hours. Each course is equivalent to 6 ECTS credits.

"Intercultural Communication in Professional Contexts"

This course is aimed at overseas students who have not yet reached the level of proficiency in Spanish required to take a course in professional communication and intercultural strategies taught in Spanish, and its fundamental goal is to improve their understanding of intercultural communication in professional contexts, transmit essential strategies for understanding and acting in intercultural contexts and develop their mediation strategies. Course taught in English.

Course dates

Fall: September 24th to December 13th, 2018

Spring: February 11th to May 16th, 2019

Times: Tuesday and Thursday from 13:00 to 15:00.

Tuition fee: €425

"Spanish cultures from an intercultural perspective"

This course is aimed at overseas students who have not yet reached the level of proficiency in Spanish required to take a course taught in Spanish, and its fundamental goal is to improve their knowledge of diverse aspects of contemporary Spain, which will help them to understand the complex socio-political and cultural context of “the many Spains” of today, as well as the character of the peoples who inhabit them. Course taught in English.

Course dates

Fall: September 24th to December 13th, 2018

Spring: February 11th to May 16th, 2019

Times: Monday and Wednesday from 13:00 to 15:00.

Tuition fee: €425

Gender, language and power

This course is aimed at overseas students interested in analysing gender relations in society and discussing the media’s approach to this issue, as well as studying the socio-cultural consequences that such an approach entails. The goal is to endow students with the analytical tools necessary to develop critical thought and reflect on the construction of masculinity and femininity in contemporary media. Minimum level of Spanish required: B1.

Course dates

Fall: September 24th to December 13th, 2018

Spring: February 11th to May 16th, 2019

Times Fall: Monday and Wednesday from 13:00 to 15:00.

Times Spring: Tuesday and Thursday from 13:00 to 15:00.

Tuition fee: €425

Business Spanish

This course is aimed at overseas students who want to develop their skills in an area that does not normally form part of language learning. Students will be familiarised with terminology related to economics, business administration, markets and associated topics, thus enabling them to communicate correctly in the target language. Minimum level of Spanish required: A2.

Course dates

Fall: September 24th to December 13th, 2018

Spring: February 11th to May 16th, 2019

Times: Monday and Wednesday from 13:00 to 15:00

Tuition fee: €425

Spanish History Through Literature: the 20th century.

El curso pretende aproximar al alumno a aspectos esenciales de la cultura y la historia reciente de España, por medio de la literatura. Especialmente, se buscará profundizar en aquellos rasgos de la cultura española que se reflejan en los textos que están leyendo, y que les permiten comprender nuestra cultura y también los conflictos que explican su presente. Además, está planteado de forma que ofrezca al alumno una oportunidad para trabajar la competencia comunicativa y ejercitar todas las destrezas lingüísticas. Los módulos 1, 2 y 3 se irán repitiendo cada tres meses, siempre que haya un número suficiente de alumnos. El requisito es que el estudiante tenga un nivel intermedio de comprensión y expresión, pues tanto la clase y las presentaciones como los textos que se leen son íntegramente en español. Nivel mínimo requerido de español B1.

Course dates

Fall: September 24th to December 13th, 2018

Times: Tuesday and Thursday from 13:00 to 15:00

Tuition fee: €425

Gastronomy,Tourism and Culture in Spain

El curso pretende aproximar al alumno a aspectos esenciales del turismo y la cultura gastronómica reciente de España. Especialmente, se buscará profundizar en la reastauración, gastronomía y cultura que se refleja la cultura española. Además, está planteado de forma que ofrezca la oportunidad para trabajar la competencia comunicativa y ejercitar todas las destrezas lingüísticas. Nivel mínimo requerido de español A2.

Course dates

Fall: September 24th to December 13th, 2018

Spring: February 11th to May 16th, 2019

Times: Tuesday and Thursday from 16:00 to 18:00

Tuition fee: €495

Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language

Curso para futuros profesores de español como lengua extranjera, con una introducción a los diferentes aspectos que formarán parte de su práctica profesional. El curso tiene carácter semipresencial. Nivel mínimo requerido de español B2.

Course dates

Spring: February 11th to May 16th, 2019

Times: Monday and Wednesday from 13:00 to 15:00

Tuition fee: €425