INTLC200-21A (NET)

Spanish & Latin American Business Culture: Intercultural Competence 1

15 Points

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Division of Arts Law Psychology & Social Sciences
School of Arts
Spanish

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Paper Description

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INTLC200 is designed to offer a practical and professional context in the fields of business and tourism in Spain and Latin America. in this paper, you will be more aware of Hispanic attitudes and values and their impact on business relationships and will be able to interact more confidently when visiting Spanish speaking-countries or dealing with Spanish-speaking nationals. You will also learn about geographic literacy and will gain a cultural understanding of the Spanish-speaking world as well as basic linguistic competence in Spanish.
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Paper Structure

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The modules are organized on a weekly mode. It is expected that you access the content week by week and submit your activities through Moodle. Assessment for this paper includes case studies and written assignments on a number of topics related to Tourism and Business culture in the Hispanic World.

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Learning Outcomes

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Students who successfully complete the paper should be able to:

  • Students who successfully complete the course should be able to
    • Develop a better understanding of intercultural competence on business and tourism contexts of the Hispanic-speaking world.
    • Gain a solid foundation in business vocabulary, and cultural concepts, and be prepared through situational practice.
    • Identify similarities and contrasts between Hispanic culture and their own culture.
    • Analyse the tourism sector in Spain and Latin America within the global economy context.
    • Use a variety of communicative strategies while engaging in online conversations related to Hispanic culture.
    Linked to the following assessments:
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Assessment

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Assessment Components

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The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0. There is no final exam. The final exam makes up 0% of the overall mark.

The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0 or 0:0, whichever is more favourable for the student. The final exam makes up either 0% or 0% of the overall mark.

Component DescriptionDue Date TimePercentage of overall markSubmission MethodCompulsory
1.  Written Assignment #1
23 Mar 2021
5:00 PM
20
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
2. Written Assignment #2
20
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
3. Written Assignment #3
20
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
4. Case Study Presentation
20
  • Online: Upload to Moodle Forum
5. Written Assignment #4
3 Jun 2021
5:00 PM
20
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
Assessment Total:     100    
Failing to complete a compulsory assessment component of a paper will result in an IC grade
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Required and Recommended Readings

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Required Readings

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Required readings for this paper are posted in Moodle.

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Online Support

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Moodle will be the interface to access course content. We may have zoom and other online resources if necessary.

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Workload

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This is a 15 pts paper which is equivalent to 150 hours of study and practice during the semester.

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Linkages to Other Papers

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SPNSH 310, SPNSH 321, SPNSH312, SPNSH 305

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Prerequisite(s)

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Restriction(s)

Restricted papers: SPNSH200

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