Lectures and workshops
Independent study and teamwork
The assessment of one’s own learning
Aula Internacional 1 New Edition. A Spanish course for English speakers. Difusión. (ISBN 9788415846772)
Extra material: http://www.difusion.com/ele
Possible company visits and guest lecturers and workshops from different companies and organisations.
Exam I: October 16
Exam II: December 11
The exams can be redone twice in the following re-examinations:
Tuesday October 22 at 15:30 in 2623
Friday December 13 at 10:00 in 2402
Tuesday March 31 at 15:30
Friday May 22 at 10:00
Enroll to the re-examination to email@example.com
Possibility to operate with international teams and international lectures. Possible guest lecturers from international organisations and partner universities.
24.08.2020 - 18.12.2020
The themes of the module are 1) basic language studies in oral and written Spanish: expressing likes, describing persons, speaking about habits, time, food, restaurant, description of places, asking and giving directions, and 2) Latin American business operational environment and business culture, areal differences and trade relations. The students work in groups on one Latin American country during the course. There are 8 tasks that need to be done for this country assignment. The assignment and the tasks are described and instructed in moodle.
15.06.2020 - 28.08.2020
22 August Introduction of the Latin American Region assignment
29 August General Information of the target country Book Unit 5
5 September NO CLASSES
12 September Product introduction and companies Book Unit 5
19 September Book Unit 5
26 September Business behavior in the target country Book Unit 6
3 October Book Unit 6
10 October Culture in the target country Book Unit 6
17 October Exam I Book Unit 7
24 October Tourism and traffic in the target country Book Unit 7
31 October Book Unit 7
7 November Gastronomy of the target country Book Unit 8
14 November Preparation for the next week’s fair Book Unit 8
TUESDAY 20 November at 12-16pm Country Fair
28 November Book Unit 8
5 December NO CLASSES
12 December Feedback Evaluation EXAM II
Recognition of prior learning is not recommended in Areal Studies in Porvoo Campus competence-based curriculum, but all students are encouraged to choose an unfamiliar to them Areal Study module topic (5 + 5 ECTS).
Students with prior language skills in Spanish wishing to deepen their Spanish skills can take the Intermediate and Advanced Spanish language course (SPA8PO801) as a part of their free-choice studies.
Feedback of the course is collected in the end of the course and considered when planning the next implementation of the course.
Antti Kurhinen, Maria Ruohtula
15 - 40
The final grade is based on
1. Examination (two written examinations of the language): 40 %
2. Latin American regions assignment: 40 % (individual, peer and teacher assessment)
3. Activity and participation: 20%
The final grade is based on self assessment, peer assessment and teacher assessment.
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