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SP4005: SENIOR HONOURS SPANISH WITH TRANSLATION (2023-2024)

Last modified: 05 Oct 2023 08:46


Course Overview

This level 4 course is specifically aimed at students who want to improve their Spanish Language skills, but who are not taking Spanish as part of a single or joint Honours programme in Spanish Studies. It consists of a Spanish language class, a translation class and an oral class.   

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 4
Session Full Year Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Barbara Barreiro

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?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

This 30-credit level 4 course runs over the whole session and consists of a weekly Spanish language class, aoral class and regular translation exercises.  The module aims to expand and refine Spanish language expertise in writing, reading, speaking and listening, to a C1 or C2 level, using CEFR benchmarks. 


Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

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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

Language Exercise

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 15
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Composition work.

Feedback - By request.

Assessment weeks - 11, 16, 28, 32

Feedback weeks - 14, 19, 31, 36

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ConceptualEvaluateStudents 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 skills
ProceduralAnalyseBuilding on their language study, students will be able to reflect on contemporary aspects of Spanish and Latin American culture and improve their spoken Spanish.
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.
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.
ReflectionEvaluateBuilding on their language study students will be able to generate and refine Spanish and generic essay writing skills.

Oral Exam

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 15
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback

By request.

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ConceptualEvaluateStudents 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 skills
ProceduralAnalyseBuilding on their language study, students will be able to reflect on contemporary aspects of Spanish and Latin American culture and improve their spoken Spanish.
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.
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.
ReflectionEvaluateBuilding on their language study students will be able to generate and refine Spanish and generic essay writing skills.

Language Exercise

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 20
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Translation based exercises.

Feedback - by request

Assessment weeks - 11, 16, 28, 32

Feedback weeks - 14, 19, 31, 36

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ConceptualEvaluateStudents 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 skills
ProceduralAnalyseBuilding on their language study, students will be able to reflect on contemporary aspects of Spanish and Latin American culture and improve their spoken Spanish.
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.
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.
ReflectionEvaluateBuilding on their language study students will be able to generate and refine Spanish and generic essay writing skills.

Language Exercise

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 30
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback

Translation based exercises.

Feedback - By request.

Assessment weeks - 11, 16, 28, 32

Feedback weeks - 14, 19, 31, 36

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ConceptualEvaluateStudents 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 skills
ProceduralAnalyseBuilding on their language study, students will be able to reflect on contemporary aspects of Spanish and Latin American culture and improve their spoken Spanish.
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.
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.
ReflectionEvaluateBuilding on their language study students will be able to generate and refine Spanish and generic essay writing skills.

Oral Exam

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 10
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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In-class and individual returns.

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ConceptualEvaluateStudents 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 skills
ProceduralAnalyseBuilding on their language study, students will be able to reflect on contemporary aspects of Spanish and Latin American culture and improve their spoken Spanish.
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.
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.
ReflectionEvaluateBuilding on their language study students will be able to generate and refine Spanish and generic essay writing skills.

Language Exercise

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 10
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback

Composition work.

Feedback - In-class and individual returns.

Assessment weeks - 11, 16, 28, 32

Feedback weeks - 14, 19, 31, 36

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ConceptualEvaluateStudents 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 skills
ProceduralAnalyseBuilding on their language study, students will be able to reflect on contemporary aspects of Spanish and Latin American culture and improve their spoken Spanish.
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.
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.
ReflectionEvaluateBuilding on their language study students will be able to generate and refine Spanish and generic essay writing skills.

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Resit Assessments

Oral Exam

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 100
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Summative 40 mins oral exam (includes questions on translation, grammar and other aspects of language skills )

Feedback - By request.

Location - Old Aberdeen OR Online

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ConceptualEvaluateStudents 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 skills
ProceduralAnalyseBuilding on their language study, students will be able to reflect on contemporary aspects of Spanish and Latin American culture and improve their spoken Spanish.
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.
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.
ReflectionEvaluateBuilding on their language study students will be able to generate and refine Spanish and generic essay writing skills.

Course Learning Outcomes

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

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