Master in Training of Teachers of Spanish as a Foreign Language

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In recent times the privileged position that has moved to the Spanish language among world languages ​​and the consequent increase in demand for teaching Spanish have exposed the need to advance, research and training in this area.

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Today Spanish is the second language of international communication and the fourth most spoken in the world (the mother tongue of over 400 million people in over 20 countries). The United States has more than 30 million Spanish speakers in Canada and Spanish is the language with higher growth. Also, the explosive demand for foreign language courses in Spanish that originated early in the 90's and has progressively increased to the present, is another positive factor that denotes the importance of training professionals.

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Europe is beginning to experience a situation quite similar. According to the Instituto Cervantes, four to five million people studying Spanish as a foreign language in the European Union. It has also been increased interest in the Spanish language in the new accession countries to the EU or in countries like Norway and Switzerland, where the rise in the number of pupils is very significant. One consequence of this trend is the sharp increase in demand for Spanish courses emerged worldwide.

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In this context, a group of Spanish and Latin American universities offer a joint program of intercollegiate distance training of teachers of Spanish as a Foreign Language (transfer between) that responds to this new reality. It seeks to create synergy by combining the existing capacities in each institution.

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As a result of this collaboration has developed a premium type of training that the autonomy of learning without neglecting a constant interaction, flexible and tailored to the needs of teachers in training.

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For this reason, the materials offered have been developed for use over the Internet in an interface designed for this purpose. This type of training focuses on virtual interaction through channels such as email, forums, chat, etc..

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General Purpose


The overall objective is to offer the program transfer between a broad and updated, and provide the basis for the development of academic and professional skills necessary for teaching Spanish in LE any of the various contexts of teaching and learning.

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It aims to justify the practice on current knowledge, provide insights into the nature of teaching and learning a foreign language and develop perceptions, knowledge, resources and practical skills needed to complete the theoretical basis.

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Stimulation of critical reflection is one aspect that defines the nature of the project and makes a good bridge between the necessary theoretical and practical application, critical area of ​​action.

Program taught in:
Spanish

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