L-LIN/07 - 6 CFU - Annual Tuition

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Learning Objectives

Provide students with basic knowledge related to the Spanish languages for special purposes. At the end of the course, the student will know the main features (syntactics, lexical semantics and communicative) of the specialized languages; he/she will be able to analyze different kind of texts in the economic, legal, technical-scientific, touristic, publicity field.

Course Structure

The course includes lectures with student participation and exercises. The theoretical part (30 hours) will be centered on the languages for specific purposes in scientific-technical, economic, legal, publicity and tourism field.

Detailed Course Content

The course provides a general overview of Spanish specialized languages, with special emphasis on the lexical, morpho-syntactic and textual aspects, through the analysis of texts belonging to the technical-scientific, economic, legal, touristic and publicity field.
The texts are designed to strengthen the students’ oral and written skills through the reading and discussion (written and oral) of texts related to the languages studied in the theoretical prospect.

Textbook Information

Maria Vittoria Calvi et al., Las lenguas de especialidad en español, Roma, Carocci, 2011; pages 1-224.

Antonio Ferraz Martínez, El lenguaje de la publicidad, Madrid, Arco/Libros, 2011,190 pages.
Josefa Gómez de Enterría, "El lugar que ocupan las lenguas de especialidad en la enseñanza y aprendizaje del español como lengua extranjera", in El español en contextos específicos: enseñanza e investigación, Actas del XX Congreso Internacional de la ASELE, Cantabria, Comillas, 2009, pp. 41-64.


María Teresa Cabré, "La terminología en la traducción especializada", in Rosario Consuelo Gonzalo García e Valentín García Yebra, Manual de documentación y terminología para la traducción especializada, Madrid, Arco/Libros, 2004, pp. 89-126.


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