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1. General information
Course:
ENGLISH FOR INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS I
Code:
51427
Type:
CORE COURSE
ECTS credits:
6
Degree:
396 - DEGREE IN INTERNATIONAL STUDIES
Academic year:
2022-23
Center:
6 - FACULTY OF LAW AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
Group(s):
40  44  45 
Year:
3
Duration:
C2
Main language:
English
Second language:
English
Use of additional languages:
English Friendly:
N
Web site:
Bilingual:
N
Lecturer: MARIA VICTORIA GUADAMILLAS GOMEZ - Group(s): 40  44  45 
Building/Office
Department
Phone number
Email
Office hours
1.32. Sabatini
925268800 Ext 5928
victoria.guadamillas@uclm.es

2. Pre-Requisites
Not established
3. Justification in the curriculum, relation to other subjects and to the profession
Not established
4. Degree competences achieved in this course
Course competences
Code Description
CB04 Communicating and conveying information, ideas, challenges and solutions for both specialized and non-specialized audiences.
CE18 Being able to speak and write fluently in English in daily life, in professional contexts as well as regarding the fields of study.
CE28 Being able to apply communication strategies, including the use of appropriate terminology and concepts, in international contexts.
CE29 Gaining knowledge of the language and cultural specifities embedded in the working languages used in international contexts.
CT01 Gaining a strong command of a foreign language, preferably English, subject to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).
CT03 Developing oral and written communication skills.
CT06 Being capable of autonomous study and self-learning.
5. Objectives or Learning Outcomes
Course learning outcomes
Description
Additional outcomes
Not established.
6. Units / Contents
  • Unit 1:
    • Unit 1.1:
    • Unit 1.2:
    • Unit 1.3:
    • Unit 1.4:
    • Unit 1.5:
  • Unit 2:
  • Unit 3:
    • Unit 3.1:
    • Unit 3.2:
    • Unit 3.3:
    • Unit 3.4:
    • Unit 3.5:
  • Unit 4:
    • Unit 4.1:
  • Unit 5:
    • Unit 5.1:
    • Unit 5.2:
    • Unit 5.3:
7. Activities, Units/Modules and Methodology
Training Activity Methodology Related Competences ECTS Hours As Com Description
Class Attendance (practical) [ON-SITE] Practical or hands-on activities CB04 CE18 CE28 CE29 CT01 CT03 CT06 1.2 30 Y N
Class Attendance (theory) [ON-SITE] Lectures CE28 CE29 0.32 8 N N
In-class Debates and forums [ON-SITE] Debates CB04 CE18 0.16 4 Y N
Project or Topic Presentations [ON-SITE] Individual presentation of projects and reports CB04 CE18 0.32 8 Y N
Problem solving and/or case studies [ON-SITE] Problem solving and exercises CB04 CE18 CE28 CE29 CT01 CT03 CT06 0.16 4 Y N
Study and Exam Preparation [OFF-SITE] Self-study CB04 CE18 CE28 CE29 CT01 CT03 CT06 3.6 90 N N
Formative Assessment [ON-SITE] Assessment tests CB04 CE18 CE28 CE29 CT01 CT03 CT06 0.24 6 Y Y
Total: 6 150
Total credits of in-class work: 2.4 Total class time hours: 60
Total credits of out of class work: 3.6 Total hours of out of class work: 90

As: Assessable training activity
Com: Training activity of compulsory overcoming (It will be essential to overcome both continuous and non-continuous assessment).

8. Evaluation criteria and Grading System
Evaluation System Continuous assessment Non-continuous evaluation * Description
Final test 60.00% 60.00%
Oral presentations assessment 20.00% 20.00%
Assessment of problem solving and/or case studies 10.00% 10.00%
Other methods of assessment 10.00% 10.00%
Total: 100.00% 100.00%  
According to art. 4 of the UCLM Student Evaluation Regulations, it must be provided to students who cannot regularly attend face-to-face training activities the passing of the subject, having the right (art. 12.2) to be globally graded, in 2 annual calls per subject , an ordinary and an extraordinary one (evaluating 100% of the competences).

Evaluation criteria for the final exam:
  • Continuous assessment:
    Evaluation criteria not defined
  • Non-continuous evaluation:
    Evaluation criteria not defined

Specifications for the resit/retake exam:
Evaluation criteria not defined
Specifications for the second resit / retake exam:
Evaluation criteria not defined
9. Assignments, course calendar and important dates
Not related to the syllabus/contents
Hours hours

Unit 1 (de 5):
Activities Hours
Class Attendance (practical) [PRESENCIAL][Practical or hands-on activities] 6
Class Attendance (theory) [PRESENCIAL][Lectures] 1.6
In-class Debates and forums [PRESENCIAL][Debates] .8
Project or Topic Presentations [PRESENCIAL][Individual presentation of projects and reports] 1.6
Problem solving and/or case studies [PRESENCIAL][Problem solving and exercises] .8
Study and Exam Preparation [AUTÓNOMA][Self-study] 18
Group 40:
Initial date: 31-01-2023 End date: 12-05-2023
Group 44:
Initial date: 31-01-2023 End date: 12-05-2023
Group 45:
Initial date: 31-01-2023 End date: 12-05-2023

Unit 2 (de 5):
Activities Hours
Class Attendance (practical) [PRESENCIAL][Practical or hands-on activities] 6
Class Attendance (theory) [PRESENCIAL][Lectures] 1.6
In-class Debates and forums [PRESENCIAL][Debates] .8
Project or Topic Presentations [PRESENCIAL][Individual presentation of projects and reports] 1.6
Problem solving and/or case studies [PRESENCIAL][Problem solving and exercises] .8
Study and Exam Preparation [AUTÓNOMA][Self-study] 18
Group 44:
Initial date: 31-01-2023 End date: 12-05-2023
Group 45:
Initial date: 31-01-2023 End date: 12-05-2023
Group 40:
Initial date: 30-01-2023 End date: 12-05-2023

Unit 3 (de 5):
Activities Hours
Class Attendance (practical) [PRESENCIAL][Practical or hands-on activities] 6
Class Attendance (theory) [PRESENCIAL][Lectures] 1.6
In-class Debates and forums [PRESENCIAL][Debates] .8
Project or Topic Presentations [PRESENCIAL][Individual presentation of projects and reports] 1.6
Problem solving and/or case studies [PRESENCIAL][Problem solving and exercises] .8
Study and Exam Preparation [AUTÓNOMA][Self-study] 18
Group 44:
Initial date: 31-01-2023 End date: 12-05-2023
Group 45:
Initial date: 31-01-2023 End date: 12-05-2023
Group 40:
Initial date: 31-01-2023 End date: 12-05-2023

Unit 4 (de 5):
Activities Hours
Class Attendance (practical) [PRESENCIAL][Practical or hands-on activities] 6
Class Attendance (theory) [PRESENCIAL][Lectures] 1.6
In-class Debates and forums [PRESENCIAL][Debates] .8
Project or Topic Presentations [PRESENCIAL][Individual presentation of projects and reports] 1.6
Problem solving and/or case studies [PRESENCIAL][Problem solving and exercises] .8
Study and Exam Preparation [AUTÓNOMA][Self-study] 18
Group 44:
Initial date: 31-01-2023 End date: 12-05-2023
Group 45:
Initial date: 31-01-2023 End date: 12-05-2023
Group 40:
Initial date: 31-01-2023 End date: 12-05-2023

Unit 5 (de 5):
Activities Hours
Class Attendance (practical) [PRESENCIAL][Practical or hands-on activities] 6
Class Attendance (theory) [PRESENCIAL][Lectures] 1.6
In-class Debates and forums [PRESENCIAL][Debates] .8
Project or Topic Presentations [PRESENCIAL][Individual presentation of projects and reports] 1.6
Problem solving and/or case studies [PRESENCIAL][Problem solving and exercises] .8
Study and Exam Preparation [AUTÓNOMA][Self-study] 18
Formative Assessment [PRESENCIAL][Assessment tests] 6
Group 40:
Initial date: 31-01-2023 End date: 12-05-2023

Global activity
Activities hours
10. Bibliography and Sources
Author(s) Title Book/Journal Citv Publishing house ISBN Year Description Link Catálogo biblioteca
Cambridge english : business preliminary 5 : wirh answers : University, 978-1-107-64992-7 (a 2018 Ficha de la biblioteca
Breaking News English Online. Diversos ejercicios de comprensión escrita y oral que incluyen correcciones https://breakingnewsenglish.com/  
BBC Learn English Diversos ejercicios de escucha para el aprendizaje autónomo. https://www.bbc.co.uk/podcasts?q=english  
English File Intermediate 4th Edition Oxford  
Dignen, Bob Communicating Across Cultures Cambridge University Press 978-0-521-18198-1 2011 Algunas actividades de aula versarán sobre este material. Ofrece soluciones.  
Hewings, Martin Cambridge academic english : an integrated skills course for Cambridge University Press, 978-0-521-16521-1 ( 2012 Ficha de la biblioteca
Oshima, Alice Writing academic English Pearson/Longman 0-13-152359-7 2006 Ficha de la biblioteca
Oxenden, Clive English File: upper-intermediate University Press 0-19-436864-5 (v.2 w 2009 Ficha de la biblioteca
Powell, Mark International Negotiations Cambridge University Press 978-0-521-14992-1 2012  
Shiraev, Eric and Vladislav Zubok Current Debates in International Relations OUP USA 2020  
Snow, Donald Cases in International Relations: Principles and Applications, 8th Edition Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2019  
Wallwork, Adrian International Express Upper-Intermediate Student's Book Pack 978-0-19-441827-0 2007  



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