SPÅ 2932 Business communication in Spanish - Oral - RE-SIT EXAMINATION

SPÅ 2932 Business communication in Spanish - Oral - RE-SIT EXAMINATION

Course code: 
SPÅ 2932
Department: 
Communication and Culture
Credits: 
7.5
Course coordinator: 
Gillian Warner-Søderholm
Course name in Norwegian: 
Kommunikasjon for næringslivet - Spansk muntlig - KONTINUASJONSEKSAMEN
Product category: 
Bachelor
Portfolio: 
Bachelor of Internasjonal Management- Programme Courses
Semester: 
2018 Spring
Active status: 
Re-sit exam
Resit exam semesters: 
2017 Autumn
2018 Spring
Resit exam info

Re-sit examiniation is offered each term, last time spring 2018.

Teaching language: 
Norwegian
Course type: 
One semester
Introduction

SPÅ 2932 is an introduction to oral communication in Spanish in a professional setting. It focuses on business issues in the form of discussions and presentations.

Learning outcomes - Knowledge

Students shall learn about:

  • culturally conditioned differences between Norwegians and Spanish-speaking people, in a business perspective
  • ways of reaction and taking action in companies in the Spanish-speaking world
  • some ethical dilemmas concerning the above mentioned issues
Learning outcomes - Skills

Students shall develop skills in spoken Spanish, so as to be able to

  • participate actively in conversations and discussions in work-related environments
  • use Spanish in the preparation and assessment of presentations
Learning Outcome - Reflection

Students shall develop

  • a consciousness of their own values in work-related meetings with Spanish-speaking people
  • an ability to reflect upon their own attitudes and their bearing on communication with Spanish speaking people in a work-related environment
Course content

Intercultural Communication in Spanish:

  • business-related conversations and discussions

Presentations:

  • issues from business and work-life, presented in Spanish
Learning process and requirements to students

The course comprises 45 hours of classroom teaching, focusing partly on presentations of topics from the syllabus (lectures), but mainly on conversation and discussion in groups and preparation for presentations in class. Each student ought to make 3 presentations during the course. At the beginning of the term a plan detailing the programme of each week will be presented, enabling the students to organize their work and be thoroughly prepared for the teaching sessions.

Software tools
No specified computer-based tools are required.
Qualifications

Higher Education Entrance Qualification.

Required prerequisite knowledge

Two years of Spanish from Upper Secondary School (level 1), the Foundation Course in Spanish offered by BI or similar background. In addtion, SPÅ 2931 Written business communication in Spanish I will be an advantage.

Exam categoryWeightInvigilationDurationGroupingComment exam
Exam category:
Activity
Form of assessment:
Oral examination
Exam code:
SPÅ29321
Grading scale:
ECTS
Grading rules:
Internal and external examiner
Resit:
Examination every semester
100No30 Hour(s)Individual The oral examination (20 minutes) is individual and consists of two sections that are weighted equally. Candidates must achieve a passing grade in both sections in order to pass the exam. Part 1: A presentation in Spanish, of about 5 to 7 minutes, on a topic chosen by the student and based on the course syllabus. Part 2: A conversation in Spanish on themes and situations described in the syllabus. Examination support materials It´s learning, Internett, Power Point and/or other visual aids.
Exams:
Exam category:Activity
Form of assessment:Oral examination
Weight:100
Invigilation:No
Grouping (size):Individual
Duration:30 Hour(s)
Comment:The oral examination (20 minutes) is individual and consists of two sections that are weighted equally. Candidates must achieve a passing grade in both sections in order to pass the exam. Part 1: A presentation in Spanish, of about 5 to 7 minutes, on a topic chosen by the student and based on the course syllabus. Part 2: A conversation in Spanish on themes and situations described in the syllabus. Examination support materials It´s learning, Internett, Power Point and/or other visual aids.
Exam code:SPÅ29321
Grading scale:ECTS
Resit:Examination every semester
Exam organisation: 
Ordinary examination
Total weight: 
100
Student workload
ActivityDurationComment
Teaching on Campus
45 Hour(s)
Student's own work with learning resources
76 Hour(s)
Group work / Assignments
78 Hour(s)
Examination
1 Hour(s)
Sum workload: 
200

A course of 1 ECTS credit corresponds to a workload of 26-30 hours. Therefore a course of 7,5 ECTS credit corresponds to a workload of at least 200 hours.