Well-known professors from Spanish universities talk about Spanish communication skills.
Saturday 12th & Sunday 13th
Pragmatic writing workshops taught by Professor Daniel Cassany for teachers and students.
Día 14, lunes
Opening of the Seminar.
Speakers: Alejandra López García represented Mr. Álvaro de Salas Giménez de Azcárate, Ambassador of Spain, María José Martínez López, Chair of the Cátedra Inditex and Amparo Porta Rivas, coordinator.
DANIEL CASSANY COMAS (Univ. Pompeu Fabra)
Reading critically online
Online we can access many documents, in various languages and formats, by unknown authors and from undetermined sources. It is therefore essential to read critically, with the ability to retrieve meaning and intent. After analyzing various examples of this challenge, some of the most acceptable solutions for reading critically online will be presented.
VICTORIA VÁZQUEZ ROZAS (Univ. Santiago de Compostela)
Linguistic corpora as tools for teaching Spanish
Many corpora have been created recently with a wide array of possible applications for teaching Spanish as a foreign language. After a quick review of some of the latest tools, I will focus on case studies based on the oral Spanish corpus ESLORA in order to show the advantages of incorporating these resources in the SFL classroom for both teachers and students.
IGNACIO ARELLANO AYUSO (Univ. Navarra)
Introduction to Don Quixote
A general overview of some of the main features of Cervantes’ novel -- considered the first modern novel in the western world and out of which other narrative models will emerge. The structure, dialogue, construction of characters, parody, linguistic register playfulness, and general interpretations of the novel will be dealt with.
12/01/19 - 14/01/19