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ME33BS: BEGINNERS' SPANISH LANGUAGE FOR MEDICAL STUDENTS (2022-2023)

Last modified: 31 Jul 2023 11:19


Course Overview

This course provides an intensive introduction to the Spanish language for students with little or no previous knowledge of Spanish. 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

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 3
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Ms Sonia Domingo

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

  • Either Programme Level 3 or Programme Level 4
  • Medicine (ME)
  • Any Undergraduate Programme

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

  • ME33SB Beginners' Spanish Language for Medical Students (Studied)

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

This introductory language course suitable for students with no or very little knowledge of Spanish.

This course provides an intensive introduction to the Spanish language for students with little or no previous knowledge of Spanish. 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

As far as possible, the course content will be tailored to meet the specific linguistic demands of medical students e.g. doctor-patient interactions; describing parts of the body etc.

Students with Higher or A Level or native speakers are not eligible to take this course if unsure contact Course coordinator


Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

  • 1 Language Seminar during University weeks 13 - 18
  • 1 Language Seminar during University weeks 13 - 18
  • 1 Language Seminar during University weeks 13 - 18
  • 1 Oral during University weeks 13 - 18

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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

Oral Presentation: Individual

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Oral Exam

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Written assessment (5% each)

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Exam

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Formative Assessment

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Course Learning Outcomes

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