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Professional Communication in Spanish III34282/4421/2021/1/67
Study guide

Professional Communication in Spanish III

Academic year 2020-21
Is found in:
  • Bachelor of Office Management, programme stage 2
    Choice option within specialisation:
    • Spanish within Business Translation and Interpreting
This is a single course unit.
Study load: 3 credits
Weight: 3,00
Total study time: 75,00 hours
It is not possible to enrol in this course unit under
  • exam contract (to obtain a credit).
  • exam contract (to obtain a degree).
Special admission is required to enrol in this course unit under credit contract.
Co-ordinator: Baekelandt Geert
Languages: Spanish
Scheduled for: Semester 2

Final objectives

As an ambassador of the company or organization, and a connector in the company or organization, communicate in a service-oriented and creative manner in an intercultural, international and multidisciplinary context in Dutch, French, English and either German or Spanish (to be selected) with internal and external stakeholders with various profiles. (Dutch: CEFR level C2 / English: receptive skills CEFR level C1, productive skills level B2 / French: receptive skills CEFR level C1, productive skills level B2 / German or Spanish: CEFR level B1)


  • Choice of language: German or Spanish
    The targeted deployment of productive and receptive language skills in function of simple business communication and professional emails in Spanish at CEFR level B1.
  • Using simple business communication in Spanish correctly.


In function of simple:
-business communication
-professional emails
skills: reading, listening, speaking, writing, interaction in a corporate and professional context
with attention to: grammar, vocabulary, style, spelling

Business style
Asking and giving oral and written information
simple and common (oral and written) communication concerning commercial activities

Organisation of education

Contactonderwijs24,00 hours

Teaching methods

  • Learning dialogue
  • Practice session
    Additional information: In language lab
  • Online learning


Evaluation(s) for first exam chance
Inside Regular exam scheduleWritten examination80,00
Outside exam scheduleSkills test10,00written
Outside exam scheduleSkills test10,00Oral
Evaluation(s) for re-sit exam
Inside Regular exam scheduleWritten examination80,00
Inside Regular exam scheduleOral examination20,00
This course unit is marked out of 20 (rounded to an integer).
Re-sit exam: is possible.
Possible deadlines for learning account: 15.03.2021 ()