Extensión en la FCFM
The Spanish immersion course aims to equip the foreign exchange student with the initial communication skills to effectively interact with other speakers in Spanish.
To this end, the course will provide students with classroom activities that foster active learning and promote problem-solving skills. Topics such as greetings and introductions, description of people and places, asking for the menu and going shopping, and activities, like giving presentations and reporting daily routines, will be carried out in an interactive manner. Students’ progress will also be monitored regularly by their tutors to ensure they are on track towards reaching the identified goals.
Field trips will include, for example, group activities such as shopping center visits, having lunch together, and visiting fairs and museums to consolidate language and develop confidence in a stress-free environment.
Monday 7 January to Friday 18 January 2019.
The course takes 40 (60-minute) hours. It will run for two weeks, from Monday to Friday between 9.00 - 13.00.
The tutor will make sure to strongly direct the communicative and interactive aspects of language during class to promote students’ interaction.
To this end, the tutor will make use of:
Continuous assessment will be carried out through the use of:
To pass the course, the student is expected to have a minimum of 75% of attendance. Since the pedagogical focus is on developing basic writing skills, conversational turn-taking, and class interaction, attendance is of paramount importance.
The student is also required to obtain an overall mark of 4.0 in all components of assessment during coursework even though they have not achieved a 4.0 in each component of assessment.
Tuition fee includes two weeks course, course materials, two excursions with lunch per week, and free access to university infrastructure (libraries, services, sports facilities, among others).
Accommodation is not included.
Applications until October 31, 2018.
To register, please complete the form before at