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SP1528: SPANISH LANGUAGE 2 (2020-2021)

Last modified: 14 Jul 2020 14:40


Course Overview

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.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 1
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen 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

Co-ordinators
  • Ms Sonia Domingo

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Either Programme Level 1 or 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

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.

 


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 Oral during University weeks 25 - 34, 38

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

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%

 

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ConceptualApplyUnderstand and apply linguistic principles required to analyze the Spanish language. Demonstrate awareness of further selected fundamental differences between Spanish and English.
ConceptualUnderstandMorphology 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.
ProceduralAnalyseRecall, 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.
ProceduralCreateCommunicate 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

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