2009/01/31

LEXIS WHICH IS NECESSARY FOR SOCIALIZATION, INFORMATION AND THE EXPRESSION OF ATTITUDES

Thanks to our good friend, Anon of Andalusia, for this excerpt from the requirements for those wishing to participate in public exams in order to become a teacher (bolds and caps original):

Topic 11: LEXICAL AND SEMANTIC FIELDS IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE. LEXIS WHICH IS NECESSARY FOR SOCIALIZATION, INFORMATION AND THE EXPRESSION OF ATTITUDES. TYPOLOGY OF ACTIVITIES LINKED TO THE TEACHING AND LEARNING OF THE LEXIS IN THE CLASS OF FOREIGN LANGUAGE.

INTRODUCTION.

Those curricula based on functional methodology centre learning on the the knowledge and mastery of a number of communicative functions. These functions, which are shown by the means of syntactic and lexical and lexical exponents, arise from the multiple communicative needs in the different situations in which a speaker may find himself...


And thus for 60 pages. I had my doubts at first because it sounded pretty close to Standard American Educational Bureaucratese, but no, this is real, true, fucked Spanglish.

So it's really just as well that the job will probably go to the candidate most closely related to functionary in charge of the process.