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Modern Languages and Literatures Learning Outcomes

Spanish

Language

  • Use the Spanish language at the B2 proficiency level according to D.E.L.E standards (Diploma de español como lengua extranjera.)
  • Communicate orally in different language registers; express ideas and arguments in class presentations and class discussion.
  • Listen and discuss with others relevant topics, understand and respond to questions about class materials. 
  • Write well- organized papers or reports, which include a thesis and critical analysis of key passages.
  • Read complex texts being able to identify main topics and analyze key parts of them.

Literature

  • Study main authors and works in the Hispanic literature tradition.
  • Be able to know and recognize rhetorical figures, styles and genres.
  • Be able to do research about specific issues within each literary context using appropriate bibliography and correct format according to discipline standards.

Culture

  • Recognize and discuss cultural concepts and traditions in Spain and Latin America.
  • Compare different cultural and historical events with their own culture.
French

Language

  • Use the French language at the B2 proficiency level according to D.E.L.F standards (Diplôme d’études en langue française.)
  • Communicate orally in different language registers; express ideas and arguments in class presentations and class discussion.
  • Listen and discuss with others relevant topics, understand and respond to questions about class materials. 
  • Write well- organized papers or reports, which include a thesis and critical analysis of key passages.
  • Read complex texts being able to identify main topics and analyze key parts of them.

Literature

  • Study main authors and works in the Francophone literature tradition.
  • Be able to know and recognize rhetorical figures, styles and genres.
  • Be able to do research about specific issues within each literary context using appropriate bibliography and correct format according to discipline standards.

Culture

  • Recognize and discuss cultural concepts and traditions in the Francophone world.
  • Compare different cultural and historical events with their own culture.