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Ist Symposium on Spanish for Specific Purposes Vienna 2017

Published on Friday, October 6, 2017

FEDELE is pleased to announce that on the 13th and 14th October the Education Offices of the Spanish embassies in Switzerland and Austria, together with the University of Economics and Business Studies in Vienna (WU) and the Austrian Association of Teachers of Spanish (AAPE) are organising the first symposium on Spanish for Specific Purposes in Vienna (JEFE-Vi).


The programme for the two days will include:


Friday 13th October 2017

13:30h – 14:30h Submission of documents
14:30h – 15:30h Inauguration and opening plenary session
15:30h – 16:00h Parallel communications
16:00h – 16:30h Break for coffee
16:30h – 18:30h Parallel communications and workshops
19:30h Social programme – reception at the Spanish Embassy in Vienna


Saturday 14th October 2017

09:00h – 09:45h Plenary session
09:45h – 10:30h Plenary session
10:30h – 11:00h Parallel Communications
11:00h – 11:30h Break for coffee
11:30h – 13:30h Parallel communications and workshops
13:30h – 15:00h Lunch and guided visit of the university
15:00h – 17:00h Parallel communications and workshops
17:00h – 17:45h Closing plenary session
17:45h – 18:00h Closing and goodbyes


This event provides an opportunity for presentation and discussion of research into Spanish for specific purposes and also a space for discussion of classroom experiences.


The main subjects for discussion will deal with:


  • Analysis of discourse
  • Cultural aspects
  • Lexicology and lexicography
  • Teaching Spanish for Specific Purposes and curriculum design


The enrolment fee includes attendance at the symposium, coffee in the breaks, Saturday lunch and a guided visit of the city on Saturday.


On Friday there will be a reception at the Spanish Embassy in Vienna to which everyone attending the symposium is invited.


More information is available on the symposium webpage.

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