Sub-subject: Spanish for international business (Español Spain) Syllabus:
- Improve and develop reading comprehension skills.
Languages of study: or EENI
Sample of the sub-subject English - Spanish
For this course the students will need to have a basic knowledge of Spanish language (which includes basic vocabulary and grammar).
Spanish is spoken by more than 500 millions of people worldwide and is the official language in twenty-one countries, with over 330 million native speakers. In the United States alone there are more than 40 million native Spanish speakers and the number is still increasing. Spanish is an official language in many international organisations (i.e., the United Nations (UN), the World Trade Organisation (WTO), etc.) and is widely used in the World of art and tourism.
Countries: Andorra, Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Chile, Dominican Republic Ecuador, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Spain, Uruguay, the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela
- Spoken by 500 millions of people
MODULE 1. Introduction to Spanish grammar. For this course the students will need to have a basic knowledge of Spanish language (which includes basic vocabulary and grammar). The aim of this level is to be able to read and translate different kinds of Spanish texts and to complete the introduction to Spanish grammar. At the end of the course, students will be able to translate texts with the help of the dictionary.
Spanish Grammar: Is, very easy to learn, at least for speakers of other romance languages. The language is a simple, logical system and occasions to practice it are quite widespread, so you should not have hard time learning.
- Phonemes. Most of them are simple, except the “jota” and “rolled r.” These are easy to master for most people, but it takes some times to be able to speak rapidly and precisely.
MODULE 2. Reading and comprehension of Spanish Literature texts and articles.
- Cases of conversations I: International Business: 100 bilingual
conversations in Spanish and English.