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Exploring Catalonia: An introduction to its language and culture

Exploring Catalonia: An introduction to its language and culture

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Description

This introductory course offered by the UAB language service will enable students to understand and use frequently used everyday expressions and simple sentences aimed at satisfying immediate needs at a beginners level. It will also introduce international students to the Spanish and Catalan cultures. If you are planning to visit Catalonia and/or a short mobility internship in the region, this micro module is for you!

Study format
Online
Application period
30 June – 8 September 2024
Study period
3 October – 5 December 2024
Credits
1 ECTS
Pace
10%
Hosting university
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
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Learning outcomes

Communicate at a basic level

At the end of the course students will be able to understand and use everyday expressions and simple statements to satisfy specific needs.

ESCO SKILLS

Recognize aspects of Catalan and Spanish cultures

At the end of the course students will have gained knowledge about aspects of the Spanish and Catalan cultures.

ESCO SKILLS

Account linguistic awareness

At the end of the course learners will have increased their intercultural competence abilities and their degree of linguistic awareness.

ESCO SKILLS

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Information

This course will provide to students basic knowledge of Catalan and Spanish languages and their cultures. The main objective is to enables students to understand and use everyday expressions of very frequent use and simple sentences aimed at satisfying immediate needs. It will also introduce them to some key aspects of the Catalan and Spanish cultures.  

The linguistic and cultural background of students is used as the ground to build upon and to maximize their learning. They will work using a communicative and challenge-based learning methodology. 

This course is not intended for students who have lived in Catalonia, even for a short period. It focuses on discovering the basics and essence of the culture. Therefore, if you have lived there, we do not recommend enrolling

Hosting university

Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona