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340159 UE Text and oral communication Spanish (2021S)

4.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 34 - Translationswissenschaft
Continuous assessment of course work


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


max. 25 participants
Language: Spanish



Nach erfolgreicher Anmeldung im System ist die Anwesenheit für die KursteilnehmerIn in der 1. LV-Einheit erforderlich. Im Rahmen dieser Übung gibt es eine Anwesenheitsliste. Der Studierende darf höchstens zwei Mal entschuldigt von der LV fern bleiben.

DO wtl von 11.03.2021 bis 22.04.2021 14.00-15.30 Ort: digital; DO wtl von 06.05.2021 bis 24.06.2021 14.00-15.30 Ort: digital


Aims, contents and method of the course

Oral intralingual work based on various genres of text. Textual analyses, text production, text optimization, and improvement of oral language production are at the core of this course. There will be student presentations based on a text in Spanish or German, followed by a discussion. A good knowledge of the Spanish language is prerequisite.

Assessment and permitted materials

Immanent course grading: grade based on the semester performance. Regular attendance is prerequisite for assessing the students performance. Continuous active in-class participation and oral exams during the semester as well as an oral final exam in the last week of the semester. There will be an attendance list in this course.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Achievement of oral communication as well as oral text competence based on simple to medium-difficult texts of various genres from Spanish-speaking countries. By considering various topics, the course offers the possibility to make cultural, idiomatic, and lexicalic comparisons.

Examination topics

Preparation of and work with texts and certain topics chosen in part by the teacher, in part by the students. Acquisition of presentation techniques, moderation of discussions etc. Short presentations, discussions, ad hoc-presentations and the like will improve elocution and presentation skills as well as oral language competence. A good knowledge of the Spanish language is prerequisite.

Reading list

Will be announced in the course and on the e-learning platform at the beginning of the semester.

Association in the course directory

Last modified: Th 04.03.2021 09:29