Spanish Language and Culture III - CL

Faculty of Arts and Humanities

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Course Type

Non Degree Course

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ECTS Credits



150.0 €

General Objectives of the Course
This course provides a continuation to the study of Spanish as a foreign language at level B1 (CEFR).
Learning Objectives and Intended Skills
Understand instructions and explanations, in a formal and informal register, whether spoken or written, with a higher degree of complexity. Being able to defend an opinion with coherent and compelling arguments.
Linguistic correction: recognize mistakes and being able to self-correction.
Spoken fluency and correct pronunciation without the influence of Portuguese.
Writing in an appropriate register.
Capacity of self-correction.
Ability to use specific vocabulary.
Mode of Study
Admission Requirements

Applicants must be aged 16 years or over.

Candidates should check the admission requirements available on this site, in addition to the information provided here.

Qualification Requirements and Regulations
Regulation n.º 339/2012, published in Official Gazette no. 152, 2. Grade, August 7th (Regulation of Creation and Operation of non-degree courses at the UC).
Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
Successful course completion supposes the realization of all the proposed activities; the evaluation is expressed in a final grade on a scale of 0-20 points. Minimal pass grade is 10 points. Continuous assessment:It includes work done in class, active involvement, oral and written assessment on specific topics, final written test and oral presentation of a book chosen by the student among the options provided by the teacher.
Graduation Requirements

As a rule, continuous assessment is the preferential regime to assess our students’ knowledge which requires 75% attendance and completion of two assessment tests. Other elements such as class participation, homework and tasks performed throughout the course, are also taken into account for evaluation. At the end of each level, students can request the corresponding certificate, if the course has been successfully completed.

Study Programme
1st Semester
Start date: 16-09-2013
Start date (first year): 16-09-2013
End date: 21-12-2013
2nd Semester
Start date: 10-02-2014
End date: 31-05-2014