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SP2531: SPANISH LANGUAGE 5 (2014-2015)

Last modified: 28 Jun 2018 10:27


Course Overview

This course follows Spanish Language 4 and aims to prepare non beginners intending Honours students of Hispanic Studies for their compulsory period abroad in a Spanish-speaking country.

The course will develop further Spanish language skills, expanding on the vocabulary and introducing formal documents and letters. 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 aural 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 None. Sustained Study Yes
Co-ordinators
  • Ms Maria Fern├índez

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

None.

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

Pre-requisite(s): SP 2026 (or SP2526)

Building on work done in SP 2026 (or SP 2526), the course will develop further language skills, both receptive (aural comprehension capacity through tuition based on audio and video material; reading comprehension and expanding vocabulary) and productive (compositions, formal letters and documents 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 aural study and grammatical reinforcement study.


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).

Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

More Information about Week Numbers


In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for courses may be subject to change. All updates for first-half session courses will be actioned no later than 1700 (GMT) on 18 September 2020. All updates for second half-session courses will be actioned in advance of second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

1st Attempt: 1 two-hour written examination (60%), oral skills (10%), 1 in-class test (10%), 4 written assessments (20%).

Resit: 1 two-hour written examination (70%), oral examination (30%).

Formative Assessment

4 formative assessments of different aspects of written Spanish language; and 1 continuously assessed formative assessment of oral Spanish language.

Feedback

The above assessments are given CAS marks, and written or verbal feedback is also given. Additional informal feedback on performance is also given in written language classes; oral classes; aural classes; and reading comprehension/composition classes.

Course Learning Outcomes

None.

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