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SP2526: SPANISH LANGUAGE 4 (2020-2021)

Last modified: 05 Aug 2021 13:04


Course Overview

This course aims to prepare intending Honours students of Spanish and Latin American 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 Second Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study Yes
Co-ordinators
  • Ms Maria Fernandez

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Either Programme Level 1 or Programme Level 2

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

  • Any Undergraduate Programme
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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.


In light of Covid-19 this information is indicative and may be subject to change.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

  • 1 Language Seminar during University weeks 25 - 34, 38
  • 1 Language Seminar during University weeks 25 - 34, 38
  • 1 Oral during University weeks 25 - 34, 38

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In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for second half-session courses may be subject to change. All updates for second-half session courses will be actioned in advance of the second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

Exam

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 50
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Learning Outcomes
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Class Test

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 10
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Feedback

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

Learning Outcomes
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Language Exercise

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 15
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Oral Component

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 25
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Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Resit Assessments

Exam

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 100
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Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ConceptualUnderstandA selection of further advanced intermediate contemporary textual materials from both Spain and Latin America, with attention to (further) selected varieties and registers of Spanish.
ConceptualApplyUnderstand and apply further linguistic principles required to analyse the Spanish language and demonstrate awareness of further selected fundamental differences between Spanish and English.
ProceduralCreateRecall, analyse and use the grammar structures covered in the course. Acquire and develop vocabulary, reading and writing skills to exploit linguistically advanced intermediate forms of Spanish
ProceduralCreateCommunicate effectively at an advanced intermediate level in speech and writing, paying attention to the communicative function of the language being used.

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