Spanish summer culture course - Everyday spoken spanish

Oral Spanish in everyday situations

Oral Spanish in everyday situations (45 h)

During the sessions, students will have the opportunity to learn about the everyday social, economic and cultural realities of Barcelona in a practical manner. The topics covered in these sessions will provide students with a comprehensive understanding of life in Barcelona. Each session will focus on relevant communication functions and language elements specific to the topic at hand. Texts and audiovisual material will be used to enhance oral expression in the classroom.  

Minimum level of Spanish language required: Beginner


Course 2023-2024

Course 2023-2024

Course price

General price

594,00€

Reduced price

534,60€

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Group: V1
Teacher: Español Giralt, Mireia

ASSESSMENT SYSTEM

Attendance and participation in class: 20% 

First mid-term examination: 40%  

Second mid-term examination: 40%

SYLLABUS

• Go shopping / Go shopping o Communication objectives  

o Making purchases in a shop, market, fair, etc.  

o Describe and assess the product or item of clothing  

o Communicate what you want.  

o Ask for and give information about the prices of food or other products.  
 

• Spanish and Latin-American cuisine. Eating tapas  

o Communication objectives  

o Ask for and give information about Spanish and Latin-American dishes.  

o Ask for and give information about a dish. Order food.  

o Say the names of objects and foods in a restaurant, bar or cafeteria.  

• Popular festivals and holidays  

o Communication objectives  

o Ask for and give information about public festivals and holidays.  

o Discuss which festival/holiday is more/less important.  

• Neighborhoods of Barcelona  

o Communication objectives  

o Locate streets, local shops, shopping centers, etc.  

o Ask for and give directions.  

o Ask for and offer help or ask about a specific place. 

The public transport system (I)  

o Communication objectives  

o Getting around on metro, bus, bicycle, train, taxi, etc.  

o Express actions that are being carried out.  

• Go out at night. Go out for a drink. Go dancing/clubbing.  

o Communication objectives  

o Propose and recommend drinks.  

o Ask what ingredients are in a drink.  

o Ask for a drink or order food.  

• A weekend in Barcelona o Communication objectives  

o Propose and recommend activities. o Describe places and establishments.  

o Ask for and give information about places close to the city.  

• Colloquial expressions (I) o Communication objectives or Create communication situations with the expressions.

• Spanish and Latin-American cuisine. Eating tapas  

o Communication objectives  

o Ask for and give information about Spanish and Latin-American dishes.  

o Ask for and give information about a dish. Order food.  

o Say the names of objects and foods in a restaurant, bar or cafeteria.  

• Popular festivals and holidays  

o Communication objectives  

o Ask for and give information about public festivals and holidays.  

o Discuss which fiesta is more/less important.  

• Neighbourhoods of Barcelona  

o Communication objectives  

o Locate streets, local shops, shopping centres, etc.  

o Ask for and give directions.  

o Ask for and offer help o Ask about a specific place. 

The public transport system (I)  

o Communication objectives  

o Getting around on metro, bus, bicycle, train, taxi, etc.  

o Express actions that are being carried out.  

• Go out at night. Go out for a drink. Go to dance  

o Communication objectives  

o Propose and recommend drinks.  

o Ask what ingredients are in a drink.  

o Ask for a drink or order food.  

• A weekend in Barcelona o Communication objectives  

o Propose and recommend activities. o Describe places and establishments.  

o Ask for and give information about places close to the city.  

• Colloquial expressions (I) o Communication objectives o Create communication situations with the expressions. 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

ARBA, C., (2004), Rutas desde Barcelona en un solo día, Barcelona, Óptima. BONAFONT, R.- BERENGUERAS, J.R., (2004), ¿Conoces Barcelona?, Asociación Lectura Fácil, Mediterrània, Barcelona. PAÍS, El (obra colectiva), (2002), De tapas por Barcelona, Madrid, Aguilar.  

PUIG, M., (2003), Donde nunca te han llevado cuando anochece en Barcelona, Barcelona, Óptima.  

PUIG, M., (2005), De compras por las tiendas más originales de Barcelona, Barcelona, Óptima. QF (Guía), (2005), Comer, beber y divertirse, Barcelona, Guías QF? La Vanguardia.

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