Spanish for Academic Purposes (Business and Society)

Dublin City University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Spanish for Academic Purposes (Business and Society)

  • Host University

    Dublin City University

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Business, International Business, Sociology, Spanish, Spanish Culture

  • Language Level

    Advanced

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

    5
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    2
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    3
  • Overview

    Description
    This module is designed to introduce the students to the role that ethics plays in contemporary businesses and societies. It aims to develop student’s understanding of the relationship amongst the economic, social, governmental public, and nonprofit domains. It also aims to enable students to recognise and identify a range of professional capabilities necessary for taking an active part in a sustainable society. The module will focus on developing more specialised Spanish vocabulary and also focus on improving students’ oral and written language skills

    Learning Outcomes
    1. Engage with and comprehend multimodal texts and videos concerned with ethical issues
    2. Access and source digital publications in Spanish which can provide arguments on relevant topics and critically evaluate and manage in-depth information
    3. Express, communicate and share their own views on topics related to ethics and the business world and broader areas through Spanish
    4. Demonstrate a good command of a very broad lexical repertoire related to ethical issues and maintain a high degree and consistent grammatical control of complex language
    5. Create new meanings constructing structured and well-argued written texts on ethical topics using first and secondary sources
    6. Present a complex ethical topic orally in collaboration with peers mastering presentation and communicative skills
    7. Use audiovisual resources to create digital content