COMPETENCES. Mención de Lengua Extranjera (Tercera Clase). Zabala (2008:43-45)
Mención de Lengua Extranjera
“It is the capacity to carry out tasks or confront diverse situations in an efficient way in a given context. It is neccesary to set attitudes, skills, and knowledge in motion, and this should be done in an integrated and interrelated way.”
“Competences need to identify whatever a person needs to give answer to life-long problems. Therefore, competence consists of efficient intervention in different life situations wherein the aforementioned attitudes, skills and knowledge are integrated.”
Knowledge IN EXECUTIONWhat are competences?
Communication in foreign languages
Mathematical competence and basic competence in Science and Technology
Learning to Learn
Social and Civil Competences
Sense of Initiative and Enterprise Spirit
Cultural Expression and ConscienceKEY COMPETENCES (European Parliament)
Knowledge and Interaction with the Physical World
Treatment of Information and Digital
Social and Civic
Cultural and Artistic
Learning to Learn
Autonomy and Personal Initiative
Emotional Competence (Castilla La Mancha)BASIC COMPETENCES
Respond to a real, specific situation in a place and a given context. They are formulated according to capacities that represent their dimmensions.
e.g. read, write, speak, listen
Derivation of a general competence, which is what really gives sense to a general competence.
e.g. orally present opinions about the implications of human intervention on the environment, respect cultural and linguistic differences, etc.GENERAL AND SPECIFIC COMPETENCES (Zabala, 2007)
Action verb in Infinitive with a competential content
(e.g. Read all types of texts)
(e.g. Respect Spanish cultural and linguistic differences)
OPERATIONAL COMPETENCE: short-term skills/strategies
e.g. Dialogue in an ordered and respectful way about linguistic diversity in SpainHOW DO WE FORMULATE THEM?
“To be successful you must respect failure and understand the power that not knowing can give you. Very few ever truly aim high enough or realice their potential. The really successful never stop trying, never stop making mistakes and never feel that they have got all the answers.”RICHARD GERVER
Communicative Competence or acquire British pronunciation?
How do we distinguish?
What is purity?What is OUT objective?