Contact lessons once a week (4 hrs) Possible guest lecturers Spanish Regions Project in teams with 6 assignments Pair and group exercises in the class Independent studies The assessment of one’s own learning, peer assessment
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 15 Exam II: December 10 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Possibility to operate with international teams and international lectures. Possible guest lecturers from international organisations and partner universities.
19.08.2019 - 13.12.2019
The themes of the module are: me, family, friends, home; Spain and its regions; restaurant, accommodation, traveling and traffic, branches of industry, basic language studies in oral and written Spanish; Hispanic business operational environment and business culture Contact lessons (Guest lecturers: compulsory attendance) Projects and excursions Individual, pair and team assignments Independent studies The assessment of one’s own learning
17.06.2019 - 23.08.2019
Aug 27 Introduction of the Spanish Region assignment Spanish in the world Pronunciation Greetings Presentation Book Units 0 and 1 Sep 3 Spanish regions: topic 1 General Information Book Unit 1 Sep 10 Spanish people Book Unit 1 Sep 17 Spanish regions: topic 2 Tourism Book Unit 2 Sep 24 Spanish Tourists in Finland Book Unit 2 Oct 1 Spanish regions: topic 3 Nature Book Unit 2 Oct 8 Telling about the Finnish Nature Book Unit 2 Oct 15 Spanish regions: topic 4 Gastronomy EXAM I Book Unit 3 Oct 22 Spanish Culture Book Unit 3 Oct 29 Spanish regions: topic 5 Traffic Infra Book Unit 3 Nov 5 Spanish regions: preparation for the fair Book Unit 3 Nov 12 Global Country Fair Book Unit 4 Nov 19 Spanish regions: topic 6 Economy Book Unit 4 Nov 26 Guest lecturer Book Unit 4 Dec 3 Review of the grammar and vocabulary Book Unit 4 Dec 10 Feedback, peer evaluation EXAM II
Starting level and linkage with other courses No prerequisites. The module is a part of professional studies in the Porvoo Campus competence-based curriculum. The module advances the following competences: cultural awareness, customer understanding and a business mindset, research methods and communication. The module follows the global mindset activities in Learning Camps and is linked to environment and customer competence studies. The module is expected to be taken as a 5 + 5 ECTS module and can be later followed by a star module (5 ECTS). 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. Spanish regions assignment: 40 % (individual, peer and teacher assessment)
3. Activity and participation: 20%
POMO Matkailun koulutusohjelma, VIMA Myynnin ja visuaalisen markkinoinnin koulutusohjelma, TEMPO Degree Programme in Tourism and Event Management, LIIPO Liiketalouden koulutusohjelma
Grade 1 The student has some understanding of the Spanish speaking world, Spanish language and the cultural, political, economic and social aspects of its environment. S/he is able to communicate at a minimal level in the local language and network with actors in the selected area. The student has only a limited understanding of the business culture and its context. The student is able to operate only when aided by other students and supervisors.
Grade 3 The student is able to understand Spanish speaking world, Spanish language and the cultural, political, economic and social aspects of its environment. S/he is able to communicate at some level in the local language and network with actors in the selected area. The student has a clear idea of the business culture and its context. The student is able to operate with tasks both in teams and independently.
Grade 5 The student has an advanced understanding of Spanish speaking world, Spanish language and the cultural, political, economic and social aspects of its environment. S/he is able to communicate reliably in the local language and network with actors in the selected area. The student has a comprehensive idea of the business culture and its context. The student displays a culturally aware business-oriented approach and is able to lead team work.