Module Overview

Spanish for Business 3a

The module is designed for students who have a foundation in business language and focusses on the skills needed for participation in a trade fair. It also aims to develop general language proficiency and to deepen students’ understanding of aspects of contemporary life in the Spanish-speaking countries.

Module Code

INTB H3017

ECTS Credits


*Curricular information is subject to change

The development of Listening and Speaking skills

Developing the skills to deal with the main situations likely to arise at a trade fair in Spain, from visiting a stand to greeting clients and dealing with queries about products and services. Following the main points of a TV programme and film, narrating the plot and giving opinions.

The development of Reading and Writing skills

Understanding and preparing documentation for participation in a trade fair. Understanding and identifying the main points in a text.Learning the conventions of essay and summary writing and how to paraphrase information in own words. Reporting and giving own opinion on factual information.

Business Language: Trade Fairs

Organising business travelOrganising meeting with clients at trade fairPreparing and understanding business cardsProduct descriptions and presentationsCompany profilesFollow-up correspondence

Grammar and Structures

Subjunctive PassiveSummary writingEssay writing

Life in contemporary Spanish-speaking countries

Aspects of Spanish culture and society, to include education and student life, will be studied through the use of written text, film and Internet resources.

Module Content & Assessment
Assessment Breakdown %
Other Assessment(s)50
Formal Examination50