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Grao en Inglés: Estudos Lingüísticos e Literarios
 Subjects
  Use of English 2
   Learning aims
Learning outcomes Study programme competences
Students will learn how to describe a person in terms of physical appearance, personality life and lifestyle. They will be able to give details of a person's height/build, age, facial features, hair, clothing moving from the most general aspects to the most specific details. They will also describe a person's personality and behaviour, life, lifestyle and beliefs. A6
A9
A10
A17
A18
A20
B5
B6
C2
C3
Students will be able to describe places/buildings which include factual information such as age, size, colour, materials, etc., details relating to senses (sight, hearing, smell, touch, taste) to suggest mood and atmosphere, give opinions and impressions of the place or building. Use descriptive vocabulary, correct grammar and narrative techniques which will make the description more interesting. A6
A10
A15
A18
A20
B1
B4
B6
B7
C2
C3
C7
At the end of the course, students should be able understand and make descriptions of objects giving accurate information concerning size, weight, shape, pattern and decoration, and material. A6
A10
A15
A18
A20
B1
B2
B3
B4
B5
B6
B7
C2
C3
C7
By the end of this lesson, students will be able to understand and write a descriptive composition about events such as festivals, celebrations, mentioning the time, type of event, date, place and reason for its celebration, preparations for the event and the event itself as well as people's feelings or comments on the event. A6
A10
A15
A18
A20
B2
B6
B7
C2
C3
C7
By the end of the lesson students should be able to understand and produce a narrative presenting a connected series of events, either imaginary or based on your own experience, in a vivid descriptive style, including the thoughts, reactions and feelings of the characters, the setting of the scene, and a vivid of the place in order to capture the reader's attention. A6
A10
A15
A18
A20
B2
B6
B7
C2
C3
C7
By the end of this lesson, students will be able to understand and write for and against essays presenting both sides of an issue, discussing points in favour of a particular topic as well as those against, or the advantages and disadvantages of a particular question. Each point should be supported by justifications, examples or reasons. The writer's opinion should be presented as well. A6
A10
A15
A18
A20
B2
B3
B5
B7
B10
C2
C3
C5
C7
At the end of this lesson students should be able to understand and write opinion essays, presenting a writer's personal opinion concerning a topic, clearly stated and supported by reasons and examples, as well as presenting the opposing viewpoint on the subject. A6
A10
A15
A18
A20
B2
B6
B7
C2
C3
C7
By the end of this lesson, students should be able to write essays suggesting solutions to problems in which the problem is associated with a particular issue or situation which is analised and possible solutions are put forward together with any expected results and consequences. A2
A6
A10
A15
A18
A20
B2
B6
B7
B10
C2
C3
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