I Jornadas de Español para Fines Específicos en Viena

We are pleased to let our readers know 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.