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SP1028: SPANISH LANGUAGE 2  (2017-2018)

Last modified: 19 Apr 2017 15:49


Course Overview

This is a fast-paced language course for students with some previous knowledge of Spanish who have been allocated onto this course by our diagnostic test. It is aimed at students intending to pursue an honours (single or joint) degree in Hispanic Studies but is also suitable for students on other degree programmes.

 

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 1
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study Yes
Diagnostic Test

This course has a diagnostic test which you must take before selecting this course. More information about the Diagnostic Tests

Co-ordinators
  • Ms Constanza Celis

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Either Programme Level 1 or Programme Level 2

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)
  • UoA Spanish SPINT or UoA Spanish SPPRO
  • Either Bachelor of Laws and Spanish Law (with Honours) (Studied) or UoA Spanish SPINT

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

Pre-requisites: Some previous knowledge of Spanish or A-Levels, Highers or equivalent. All students must sit a diagnostic test before enrolling for this course.

The course will involve three closely integrated classes per week to develop speaking, writing and listening skills, and a further hour to assist students towards the rapid development of basic communicative fluency.

Further Information & Notes

This course may not be taken by students who qualify for Spanish Language 3 or any other more advanced courses. Students will be allocated to be appropriate Level 1 Spanish language course on the basis of a diagnostic test taken at the start of the academic year.

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

  • Hispanic Studies Joint
  • Hispanic Studies Major
  • MA Hispanic Studies (Latin America)
  • MA Hispanic Studies (Spain)
  • MA Hispanic Studies (Spain) (Mode B)
  • Master Of Arts In Spanish And Latin American Studies

Contact Teaching Time

76 hours

This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.

Teaching Breakdown


Assessment

1st Attempt: One 2-hour written exam (60%), four written assessments (20%), oral component (20%).

In addition, there will be a mock exam (ungraded).

Resit: One 2-hour written exam (100%)

Formative Assessment

Regular formative assessments of different aspects of written and oral Spanish language.

Feedback

Summative assessments are given CAS marks, and written or verbal feedback is also given. Additional informal feedback on performance is also given in both written language classes and oral/aural classes.

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