Course: Reading of Academic Texts in Spanish 1

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Course title Reading of Academic Texts in Spanish 1
Course code KPD/KČTŠ1
Organizational form of instruction no contact
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 1
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech, English, Spanish
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
Lecturer(s)
  • Zbudilová Helena, doc. PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
Continuous and annotated reading of professional Spanish written text focused on a given area (introduction to professional vocabulary, specifics of professional style) in seminars, including interpretation of a text and discussion on the issue. 1.-2. Development of social work in a certain period in Spain. Del bienestar a la caridad. 3.-4. Inmigration and asylum policy. 5.-6. Job opportunities and unemployment. 7.-8. Family and social care. Divorce as a social problem of today. 9.-10. Violence and crime. Work with young people, work with vulnerable groups. 11.-12. Work with the elderly and the chronically ill, assistance for the disabled - see below 13.-14. Social care system in a Spanish city.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Work with text (with textbook, with book)
Learning outcomes
The aim of the course is to introduce students to the reading of a foreign language professional text in the field of social work and ethics in social work. Focused on the environment of Spain.
Students will be able to translate easier professional texts.
Prerequisites
Basic knowledge of the Spanish language.

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance assessment

Active participation in seminars (75%) - reading, translation, interpretation of a text and subsequent discussion on a given issue. Home preparation in the form of translation of assigned texts. Students choose three professional articles in Spanish related to the topic of social work and ethics in social work and prepare points for a discussion on the comparison of Spanish and Czech reality related to a specific social issue. Students consult with the teacher on the selection of topics of professional articles. Method of knowledge verification: consultation with the teacher. The dates of consultations will be arranged individually by students in time by email.
Recommended literature
  • Barbero García, J. M. El trabajo social en Espaňa. Barcelona: Mira, 2013.
  • Fernández García, T. Trabajo social individualizado. Madrid: Alianza, 2019.
  • Roldán García, E. Los servicios sociales en Espaňa. Madrid: Síntesis, 2013.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Theology Study plan (Version): Free Time Education (2015) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Theology Study plan (Version): Teacher of Religion and Ethics (2016) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Theology Study plan (Version): Theology of Ministry (2015) Category: Philosophy, theology 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Theology Study plan (Version): Ethics in Social Work (2013) Category: Social sciences 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Winter