Spanish: Communication and Culture Semester Courses

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Semester courses in Spanish and in English for international students

Spanish courses aimed at students who want to improve their communicative proficiency and their cultural knowledge of Spain. English courses are also available for those students 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 (2 sessions of 2 hours).

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 international 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 main goal is to improve students' 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: 28th September - 15th December (2020)

Spring: 15th February - 13th May (2021)

Timetable: Tuesday and Thursday from 1 pm to 3 pm.

Tuition fee: €425

"Spanish cultures from an intercultural perspective"

This course is aimed at internationl students who have not yet reached the level of proficiency in Spanish required to take a course taught in Spanish, and its main goal is to improve students' 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: 28th September - 15th December (2020)

Spring: 15th February - 13th May (2021)

Timetable: Tuesday and Thursday from 1 pm to 3 pm.

Tuition fee: €425

Gender, language and power

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

Course dates

Fall: 28th September - 15th December (2020)

Spring: 15th February - 13th May (2021)

Fall Timetable: Monday and Wednesday from 1 pm to 3 pm.

Spring Timetable: Tuesday and Thursday from 1 pm to 3 pm.

Tuition fee: €425

Business Spanish

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

Course dates

Fall: 28th September - 15th December (2020)

Spring: 15th February - 13th May (2021)

Timetable: Monday and Wednesday from 1 pm to 3 pm

Tuition fee: €425

Spanish History Through Literature: the 20th century.

The aim of this course is to bring students closer to essential aspects of the culture and the recent history of Spain through literature. The main goal is to go in depth in those features of Spanish culture that are reflected in the texts that students read. This enables them to understand our culture, as well as the conflicts that explain the present. In addition, it is designed in a way that offers students an opportunity to work their communicative competence and to exercise all language skills. Modules 1, 2 and 3 will be repeated every three months, provided there are enough students. Students are required to have an intermediate level of understanding and expression, since the class and the presentations as well as the texts are entirely in Spanish. Minimum Spanish level required: B1.

Course dates

Fall: 28th September - 15th December (2020)

Timetable: Tuesday and Thursday from 1 pm to 3 pm

Tuition fee: €425

Gastronomy,Tourism and Culture in Spain

The aim of this course is to bring students closer to essential aspects of tourism and to the recent gastronomic culture of Spain. The main goal is to go in the depth with the restaurant business, gastronomy and culture that are reflected in the Spanish culture. In addition, the design of the course offers the students the opportunity to work their communicative competence and exercise all language skills. Minimum level of Spanish required: A2.

Course dates

Fall: 28th September - 15th December (2020)

Spring: 15th February - 13th May (2021)

Timetables: Tuesday and Thursday from 4 pm to 6 pm

Tuition fee: €495

Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language

This course is aimed at future teachers of Spanish as a foreign language. It includes an introduction to the different aspects that will be part of their professional practice. The course is blended learning. Minimum required level of Spanish: B2.

Course dates

Spring: 15th February - 13th May (2021)

Timetable: Monday and Wednesday from 1 pm to 3 pm

Tuition fee: €425