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SP1528: SPANISH LANGUAGE 2  (2017-2018)

Last modified: 11 Jul 2018 10:29

Course Overview

This course follows Spanish Language 1 or can be taken by students who have the required level of Spanish as determined by the placement test (see below).

This is a fast-paced language course and 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 Second 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

  • Ms Sonia Domingo

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Either Programme Level 1 or Programme Level 2

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

  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)
  • SP1027 Spanish Language 1 (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?


What courses cannot be taken with this course?

  • SP1028 Spanish Language 2 (Studied)
  • SP2525 Spanish Language 3 (Studied)

Are there a limited number of places available?


Course Description

Pre-requisites: SP1027 OR some previous knowledge of Spanish or A-Levels, Highers or equivalent. All students must sit a diagnostic test before enrolling for this course.

Students attend 2 lectures and 1 grammar seminar per week to develop speaking, writing and listening skills, and attend a further hour to assist students towards the rapid development of basic communicative fluency. Students are also required to pursue private study and to submit regular written work.


Further Information & Notes

This course may not be taken by students who qualify for Spanish Language 1, 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.

Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown


More Information about Week Numbers

Details, including assessments, may be subject to change until 31 August 2023 for 1st half-session courses and 22 December 2023 for 2nd half-session courses.

Summative Assessments

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.


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.

Course Learning Outcomes


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