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Culture & Business in the Spanish - Speaking world

Module III - Didactic Units / Goals

Unit 1. Social Conventions. Protocol.

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What we are going to do in this Unit?
* Let's start introducing ourselves.
* Find out information about the Spanish language situation in the world.
* Describe the social conventions.
* Think about what the protocol can be used for.
* Explain the social conventions and the protocol of your country.

What we are going to practice?
- Expressions to say hello and good-bye
- Expressions to introduce yourself.
- Verb + pronoun (reflexive/ reciprocal):
   Despedirse. LLamarse. Dedicarse. Acordarse...

What we are going to create?
Final Task:
- A guidelines to take into account in the social and business relations in some Spanish Speaking country.
- Record the guidelines using audiBoo tool.
- Publish the task in the Classroom-Blog.

In addition...
+ Assess your knowledge.
+ Fill up the general and technical storage memory .
+ Participate in the video chat.
+ Interact with: @comunidadelde

Skills: Listening & Reading Comprehension / Speaking & Writing Expressions / Speaking & Writing Interaction.

unidad2ModuloIIIUnit 2. Labour Relations.

What we are going to do in this Unit?
* Review a chart in the labor world.
* Know some aspects of labor relations.
* Propose and discuss ideas about the labor relations in your country.

What we are going to practice?
- Accept a proposal, offer or invitation.
- Reject a proposal, offer or invitation.
- Uses of verbs: Preferir. Gustar. Querer. Venir.
- Verb construction: ESTAR.

What we are going to create?
Final Task:
- Make a report from a Spanish - speaking country with a new related with
  the objectives set by the World Day for Decent Work .
- Record the report using audiBoo tool.
- Publish the task in the Classroom-Blog.

In addition...
+ Assess your knowledge.
+ Fill up the general and technical storage memory .
+ Participate in the video chat.
+ Interact with: @comunidadelde

Skills: Listening & Reading Comprehension / Speaking & Writing Expressions / Speaking & Writing Interaction.


unidad3ModuloIIIUnit 3. Companies & Globalization.

What we are going to do in this Unit?
* Know the World Economic Forum.
* Practice with some easy instructions to design a successful business project.
* How to elaborate a real business project: Project EKIN.
* Some successful companies in Costa Rica.
* An extraordinary case: Starbucks.

What we are going to practice?
- Express: Location. Position. Direction.
- Uses of prepositions.
- Place or location adverbs.

What we are going to create?
Final Task:
- Make a presentation about a successful international company:
- Localization/ Products and services/ Markets/ Figures/ etc.
- Record the guidelines using screenr tool.
- Publish the task in the Classroom-Blog.

In addition...
+ Assess your knowledge.
+ Fill up the general and technical storage memory .
+ Participate in the video chat.
+ Interact with: @comunidadelde

Skills: Listening & Reading Comprehension / Speaking & Writing Expressions / Speaking & Writing Interaction.


unidad5ModuloIIIUnit 4. Going to gain Markets!

What we are going to do in this Unit?
* Know how is a Marketing schem.
* Analyze the market planning.
* Develop a Market research.
* Know some business tools to gain markets..
* Assess a value chain.
* Discuss about the biggest opponent of the investment: The Corruption.

What we are going to practice?
- Expressing desires.
- Imperfect subjunctive/ Pluperfect subjunctive.
- The Conditional .

What we are going to create?
Final Task:
- Choose a Spanish speaker country where you would like to establish a business and other country where you wouldn't,
  according to the report: Los mejores países para vivir en Latinoamérica.
- Make a report about the decisions adopted.
- Record the report using audiBoo tool.
- Publish the task in the Classroom-Blog.

In addition...
+ Assess your knowledge.
+ Fill up the general and technical storage memory .
+ Participate in the video chat.
+ Interact with: @comunidadelde

Skills: Listening & Reading Comprehension / Speaking & Writing Expressions / Speaking & Writing Interaction.


unidad4ModuloIII Unit 5. Communication. Management conflicts.

What we are going to do in this Unit?
* Analyze the non-verbal or body language aspects.
* The gestures in the Spanish speaking world. What about the gestures in your country?
* Eye signals, non-verbal language.
* Hand signals, non-verbal language.
* Know historical gestures.
* Manage and solve conflicts

What we are going to practice?
- The Expressivity. Expressing feelings.
- Interjections.
- Present and imperfect subjunctive.

What we are going to create?
Final Task:
- Choose a feeling: sadness, hapiness, euphoria, jealousy, annoyance, etc.
- Make a text about five comments made in Twitter regarding the chosen feeling.
- Record the report using audiBoo tool.
- Publish the task in the Classroom-Blog.

In addition...
+ Assess your knowledge.
+ Fill up the general and technical storage memory .
+ Participate in the video chat.
+ Interact with: @comunidadelde

Skills: Listening & Reading Comprehension / Speaking & Writing Expressions / Speaking & Writing Interaction.


unidad6ModuloIII Unit 6. Going to leisure.

What we are going to do in this Unit?
* Arrange with your partners a restaurant to have a dinner.
* Choose what traditional or typical food you would like to taste.
* Propose your ideas and suggestions.
* Plan with your partners a place to go after dinner.

What we are going to practice?
- Expressing tastes and preferences.
- Indirect style.
- Indirect interrogative sentences.
- Passive voice. The Impersonality.

What we are going to create?
Final Task:
- Make a party plan. A restaurant, cinema, theatre, dancing club, etc.
- Record the plan using screenr tool.
- Publish the task in the Classroom-Blog.

In addition...
+ Assess your knowledge.
+ Fill up the general and technical storage memory .
+ Participate in the video chat.
+ Interact with: @comunidadelde

Skills: Listening & Reading Comprehension / Speaking & Writing Expressions / Speaking & Writing Interaction.