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TL2505: SPANISH LANGUAGE 5 WITH TRANSLATION (2022-2023)

Last modified: 31 Jul 2023 11:19


Course Overview

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. 

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 2
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Ms Maria Fernandez

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

What other courses must be taken with this course?

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

Building on work done in Spanish Language 4 with Translationthe 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. 


Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

  • 2 Language Seminars during University weeks 26 - 35, 39
  • 1 Oral during University weeks 26 - 35, 39
  • 1 Seminar during University weeks 26 - 35, 39

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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

Class Test

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 20
Assessment Weeks 32 Feedback Weeks 35

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Language Exercise

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 20
Assessment Weeks 34 Feedback Weeks 37

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Translation

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Oral Exam

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 20
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Tutorial/Seminar Participation

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 20
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Three small written assignments over the course of the term.

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 20
Assessment Weeks 29,34,35 Feedback Weeks 32,37,38

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Three small written assignments over the course of the term.

150 words per written assessment

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Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Resit Assessments

Exam

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 100
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Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ProceduralEvaluateBuilding 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
ReflectionApplyStudents 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.
ProceduralAnalyseBuilding on their language study, students will be able to reflect on contemporary aspects of Spanish culture and improve their spoken Spanish.
ReflectionEvaluateBuilding on their language study students will be able to generate and refine Spanish and generic essay writing skills.
ReflectionAnalyseBuilding 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.

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