|Grao en Inglés: Estudos Lingüísticos e Literarios|
|Use of English 2|
|Subject||Use of English 2||Code||613G03037|
|Graduate||1st four-month period
|Describing people.||Describe physical appearance, personality and behaviour, lifestyle and beliefs
Use of the simple present tense for the description of people. Use of adecuate vocabulary.
Organization of information is a key element that should be taken into account.
|Describing places /buildings||Name/location/population of the place, reason for choosing a place.
Building: surroundings, detailed description of exterior, interior.
Use relative pronouns to make more complex sentences for the description of places and buildings.
|Describing objects||size, weight, age, shape, pattern, colour, origin, material, special charactericsts, reason for being special
Use of appropriate adjectives and collocations, formal and informal linguistic styles for the description of a tourist article or a family postcard.
|Decribing festivals/events/ceremonies||Set the scene
Description of actual event
Explanation and reason
Feelings, comments and thoughts
|Narratives||Set the scene
Use of direct and indirect speech for creating situations and dialogues in stories.
|Discursive essays||For and against
Solutions to problems
Care should be taken to organize the information so that it flows logically and reasonably to the reader. The organization of the argumentation should be done in such a way that it look more convincing for the reader.