Guia docente 2022_23
Facultade de Filoloxía e Tradución
Grao en Linguas Estranxeiras
 Materias
  Primeiro idioma estranxeiro VII: Inglés
   Contidos
Tema Subtema
I. VOCABULARY

1. Varieties of English:
1.1. British and American English lexicon: spelling and pronunciation differences.
1.2. The vocabulary of other varieties of English: spelling and pronunciation.

2. The language of the media:
2.1. The language of social media.
2.2. Advertising.
2.3. The language of the written press.

3. Academic language:
3.1. Register and style.
3.2. The language of academic texts.

II. READING 1. Literary passages:
1.1 Structural and linguistic analysis.
1.2. Content analysis.
1.3. Film adaptations of some literary passages: comparative analysis.

2. Popular science writing:
2.1. Structural and linguistic analysis.
2.2. Stylistic analysis.

3. Scientific articles and essays:
3.1. Structural and linguistic analysis.
3.2. Paraphrasing and summarising.

III. LISTENING 1. Strategies:
1.1. Listening for general meaning and for specific information.
1.2. Coping with unknown vocabulary.
1.3. Coping with different accents.

2. Practice:
2.1. News programmes.
2.2. Interviews.
2.3. Academic lectures.
2.4. Series and films.

IV. WRITING 1. Strategies:
1.2. Planning one's writing: structure, register and style, topic, readership.
1.2. Linguistic issues: spelling, grammar, punctuation.

2. Types of writing:
2.1. E-mail in formal contexts.
2.2. Summaries and paraphrases.
2.3. Academic writing.
2.4. Job application letters.

V. SPEAKING 1. Speech vs. Writing:
1.1. Characteristics of spoken language.
1.2. Register and style.
1.3. Focus on pronunciation: segments and intonation.

2. Speaking practice:
2.1. Conversation: making introductions, answering questions, stating an opinion.
2.2. Building arguments: using language to comment and debate.
2.3. Structuring and delivering academic presentations.

VI. USE OF ENGLISH 1. Articles (review).
2. Inversion.
3. Phrasal and prepositional verbs.
4. Advanced conditional clauses.
5. Advanced passive and causative structures.
6. Cleft sentences.

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