Syllabus query

Academic Year/course: 2017/18

427 - Degree in Spanish

28046 - Spanish Speech Analysis

Syllabus Information

Academic Year:
28046 - Spanish Speech Analysis
Faculty / School:
103 - Facultad de Filosofía y Letras
427 - Degree in Spanish
580 - Degree in Spanish: 3
427 - Degree in Spanish: 4
580 - Degree in Spanish: 4
427 - Degree in Spanish: 3
Second semester
Subject Type:

5.1. Methodological overview

See "Learning activities " and "Syllabus".

More information will be provided on the first day of class.

5.2. Learning tasks

  • Theoretical lectures.
  • Practical lectures.
  • Individual work.
  • Personal study.
  • Assessment activities.


5.3. Syllabus

Syllabus (or programme)


1. The study of linguistic use. Discourse analysis, conversational analysis, textual linguistics. Dialogical pragmatics. The critical analysis of discourse.


2. Discourse analysis in Hispanic linguistic studies.


3. The communicative framework. Discourse, text and context.


4. Types of discourse and types of text in Spanish. Textual genres and typologies. Written discourse and verbal discourse.


5. Discourse structure in Spanish. The grammatical component. The pragmatic component. The textual component.


6. Adequacy, coherence and cohesion.


7. Analysis of relevant phenomena for the characterisation of discourse in Spanish through the study of various types of texts. Presentation, argument, description, narration and prescription. Dialogue. Administrative, legal, scientific/technical, journalistic, advertising and literary texts.

5.4. Course planning and calendar

See the academic calendar of the University of Zaragoza ( and the website of the Faculty of Philosophy and Arts (Schedule of classes:; Examination schedule:

More information will be provided on the first day of class.