3 ECTS credits
90 h study time

Offer 1 with catalog number 1023805ANR for all students in the 2nd semester at a (A) Bachelor - preliminary level.

Semester
2nd semester
Enrollment based on exam contract
Impossible
Grading method
Grading (scale from 0 to 20)
Can retake in second session
Yes
Enrollment Requirements
Enrolling for this course means that you simultaneously take 'Lengua española I ' or have successfully passed ‘Lengua española I ’. If you are enrolled in a preparatory programme you can register this course without restrictions.
Taught in
Spanish
Faculty
Faculty of Languages & Humanities
Department
Linguistics and Literary Studies
Educational team
Sofia Pérez Fernández (course titular)
An Vande Casteele
Activities and contact hours
13 contact hours Lecture
13 contact hours Seminar, Exercises or Practicals
25 contact hours Independent or External Form of Study
Course Content

This course covers various aspects of discourse cohesion and coherence and different topics related to linguistic interaction, such as speech acts, politeness strategies, turn-taking mechanisms, etc. in Spanish. Texts and speech acts will be analysed and the production of native speakers and language learners will be compared. The influence of both linguistic and extra-linguistic factors will be studied.

Course material
Digital course material (Required) : documents, videos, tools available on the learning platform
Digital course material (Required) : corpus
Additional info

Since the course is taught and evaluated in Spanish, basic knowledge of that language is required.

Study material will be provided during the semester in the lessons or via the learning platform. Addtionally, students are required to take notes during the lessons.

Active participation in the lessons is required.

Learning Outcomes

General competences

Students are able to analyse different aspects of discourse cohesion and coherence and topics in linguistic interaction in Spanish, such as politeness strategies, turn taking mechanisms, etc. They are able to compare the use by native speakers and language learners and to analyse the impact of both linguistic as well as extra-linguistic factors.

Grading

The final grade is composed based on the following categories:
Written Exam determines 75% of the final mark.
PRAC Practical Assignment determines 25% of the final mark.

Within the Written Exam category, the following assignments need to be completed:

  • Written exam with a relative weight of 75 which comprises 75% of the final mark.

Within the PRAC Practical Assignment category, the following assignments need to be completed:

  • Other with a relative weight of 25 which comprises 25% of the final mark.

    Note: written and oral tasks

Additional info regarding evaluation

Students can only pass the course as a whole, if they achieved a minimal score of 8/20 for each of the separate evaluation criteria. If a student scored less than 8/20 for one or more of the separate evaluation criteria, he or she cannot receive a final score higher than 9/20. If a student does not participate in all of the separate evaluation criteria of the course, he or she will be marked absent for the course as a whole.

Partial grades can be transferred to a later exam session within the same academic year, at the written request of the student.

Allowed unsatisfactory mark
The supplementary Teaching and Examination Regulations of your faculty stipulate whether an allowed unsatisfactory mark for this programme unit is permitted.

Academic context

This offer is part of the following study plans:
Bachelor of Linguistics and Literary Studies: French-Spanish (only offered in Dutch)
Bachelor of Linguistics and Literary Studies: Dutch-Spanish (only offered in Dutch)
Bachelor of Linguistics and Literary Studies: Spanish-Italian (only offered in Dutch)
Bachelor of Linguistics and Literary Studies: German-Spanish (only offered in Dutch)
Bachelor of Linguistics and Literary Studies: English-Spanish (only offered in Dutch)
Bachelor of Applied Language Studies: Nederlands-Spaans (only offered in Dutch)
Bachelor of Applied Language Studies: Frans-Spaans (only offered in Dutch)
Bachelor of Applied Language Studies: Engels-Spaans (only offered in Dutch)
Bachelor of Applied Language Studies: Duits-Spaans (only offered in Dutch)
Bachelor of Linguistics and LiteraryStudies: Dutch-Spanish
Bachelor of Linguistics and LiteraryStudies: English-Spanish
Bachelor of Linguistics and LiteraryStudies: German-Spanish
Bachelor of Linguistics and LiteraryStudies: French-Spanish
Bachelor of Linguistics and LiteraryStudies: Italian-Spanish
Bridging Programme Master of Arts in Linguistics and Literary Studies: Default track (only offered in Dutch)
Bridging Programme Master of Teaching in Languages: Standaard traject (only offered in Dutch)