Although we do not yet know how long the social distancing related to the Covid-19 pandemic will last, and regardless of the changes that had to be made in the evaluation of the June 2020 session in relation to what is provided for in this learning unit description, new learnig unit evaluation methods may still be adopted by the teachers; details of these methods have been - or will be - communicated to the students by the teachers, as soon as possible.
The prerequisite(s) for this Teaching Unit (Unité d’enseignement – UE) for the programmes/courses that offer this Teaching Unit are specified at the end of this sheet.
At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :
By the end of the course and the tutorials, students should be able to:
As a result, this course combines aims relating to normative (first aim) and descriptive (second aim) grammar. Its goal is to initiate the student to corpus analysis.
The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
- Syntactic analysis of standard contemporary Spanish, using the correct terminology.
- Introducing the use of Spanish corpora from a didactic and analytic perspective.
- The consolidation of level B1 by means of syntactic analysis. Introducing some grammatical apects of levels B2 and C1, and the analysis of those grammatical aspects.
The group sessions will focus on the acquisition of the analytical schemes and on the descriptive approach of the data. In addition, a critical reflection concerning the contribution of corpus searches will be included. Student participation is considered the central point of the learning process.
The practice sessions will focus on practicing the analytical strategies.
The students will be required to prepare analytical exercises and corpus searches.
-paper written in pairs (5/20) : the calendar and more detailed description will be published on Moodle
Not presenting one of the two parts of the evaluation implies a 0 score for the entire course. For the resit, students who did not pass the written paper in the first session, should resubmit an improved version of the paper. Not presenting one of the two parts of the evaluation (this includes submitting a version of the paper that has not been improved) implies a 0 score for the entire course.
Gómez Torrego L. Gramática didáctica del español. Madrid: SM.
Buero Vallejo A. El tragaluz. Madrid: Austral. (corpus)
Valdeón J., Pérez J., Juliá S. Historia de España. Espasa Calpe. (corpus)
Le syllabus mentionne au début de chaque chapitre de façon informative des références bibliographiques supplémentaires.