Last modified: 31 Jul 2023 11:19
This course follows Spanish Language 4 with Translation and aims to prepare non beginners 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, 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 vocabulary and grammatical reinforcement study.
|Session||Second Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
Building on work done in Spanish Language 4 with Translation, 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 vocabulary and grammatical reinforcement study, while also undertaking additional translation classes.
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
|Assessment Weeks||32||Feedback Weeks||35|
|Assessment Weeks||34||Feedback Weeks||37|
|Assessment Weeks||Feedback Weeks|
|Assessment Weeks||29,34,35||Feedback Weeks||32,37,38|
Three small written assignments over the course of the term.
150 words per written assessment
There are no assessments for this course.
|Knowledge Level||Thinking Skill||Outcome|
|Procedural||Evaluate||Building on their language study, students will be able to evaluate their own language skills, improving their ability to check for accuracy of their base oral/aural and written Spanish language skill|
|Reflection||Apply||Students will be able to reflect on their own language skills and expand their oral/aural and written Spanish language skill base, thus improving their ability to cope with translations.|
|Procedural||Analyse||Building on their language study, students will be able to reflect on contemporary aspects of Spanish culture and improve their spoken Spanish.|
|Reflection||Evaluate||Building on their language study students will be able to generate and refine Spanish and generic essay writing skills.|
|Reflection||Analyse||Building on their language study, students will be able to reflect on their own strengths and weaknesses as a result of performance in tests and homework exercises.|