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SP2026: SPANISH LANGUAGE 4 (2017-2018)

Last modified: 20 Apr 2017 11:17


Course Overview

This course aims to prepare intending Honours students of Hispanic Studies for their compulsory period abroad in a Spanish-speaking country.

The course will develop further Spanish language skills, both receptive and productive. Classes on grammatical and linguistic analysis will contribute to the development of both sets of skills. In addition students will complete a structured self learning programme of audio-visual study and grammatical reinforcement study.

 

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 2
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study Yes
Co-ordinators
  • Ms Maria Fern├índez

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Programme Level 2

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

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

Building on work done in SP 2025 / SP 2525, the course will develop further language skills, both receptive (aural comprehension capacity through tuition based on audio and video material; reading comprehension through analysis of written Spanish and translation into English) and productive (compositions, translation into Spanish and oral language). Classes on grammatical and linguistic analysis will contribute to the development of both sets of skills. In addition students will complete a structured self learning programme of audio-visual study and grammatical reinforcement study.

2 weekly one-hour written language and grammar classes; 1 weekly one-hour oral practice class.

 

Further Information & Notes

The above assessments are given marks, and written or verbal feedback is also given. Additional informal feedback on performance is also given in written language classes and oral classes. 

Students who have completed Spanish 4 (SP2026/SP2526) and intend to do Honours must do Spanish 5 (SP2531).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

None.

Contact Teaching Time

33 hours

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

Teaching Breakdown


Assessment

1st Attempt

  • 2-hour written examination (50%)
  • Written exercises (15%)
  • Class test (10%)
  • Oral component (25%).

 

Resit

  • 2-hour written examination (100%)

 

Formative Assessment

Regular formative assessment of different aspects of written and spoken Spanish Language.

Feedback

Additional informal feedback on performance is also given in written language classes; oral classes.

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