Last modified: 14 Jul 2020 14:40
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 Spanish and Latin American Studies but is also suitable for students on other degree programmes.
|Session||Second Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
This course has a diagnostic test which you must take before selecting this course. More information about the Diagnostic Tests
Suitable for students with some or very little knowledge of Spanish. All students must sit a diagnostic test before enrolling for this course.
This course provides an intensive introduction to the Spanish language for students with little or no previous knowledge of Spanish, or with qualifications below the entry requirement for Spanish Language 2. It concentrates on the four basic language skills: reading, writing, speaking, listening comprehension. Students attend 2 lectures and 1 grammar seminar per week and attend a further tutorial focusing on spoken Spanish. Students are also required to pursue private study and to submit regular written work.
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
4x written assessments 5% each
2x take home tests 10% each
Seminar modules 10%
Discussion board participation 10%
Grammar class attendance and participation 10%
Oral skills 30%
Resit (for students who took the course in academic year 2019/20 and C8 students): Online Open Book Exam 100%
There are no assessments for this course.
|Knowledge Level||Thinking Skill||Outcome|
|Conceptual||Apply||Understand and apply linguistic principles required to analyze the Spanish language. Demonstrate awareness of further selected fundamental differences between Spanish and English.|
|Conceptual||Understand||Morphology and usage of the Spanish verb in the simple and compound tenses of the indicative mood, simple and compound tenses of the subjunctive, infinitive imperative mood.|
|Procedural||Analyse||Recall, analyse and use the grammar structures, including correct use of Spanish verbs in simple and compound tenses of the indicative mood and subjunctive, imperative and infinitive mood.|
|Procedural||Create||Communicate effectively at a lower intermediate level in speech and writing, paying attention to the communicative function of the language being used. Develop time-management skills|