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On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
- reason, argue and clearly express in accurate written English (or Spanish if desired) their own readings of the prescribed texts;
- reflect on, modify, and improve their command of Spanish;
- deliver cogent and persuasive analyses of prescribed literary topics in a seminar setting.
This is for information purposes only, based on the schedule for 2020-21 and is provisional and subject to change:
Indicative Lecture Schedule:
Week 1: Introduction
Weeks 2-4: Teatro español
Weeks 5-7: Poesía española
Weeks 8: How to write a literary essay
Weeks 9 - 11: Microrelato español
Week 12: Wrap-up
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Specified Learning Activities||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
|Seminar (or Webinar)||
A basic level of Spanish language proficiency (Level A2 of the European Framework, or its equivalent) is required.
This module studies literary texts written in Spanish. It is not recommended that this module be taken without parallel study of the language modules SPAN 10050 or SPAN10150, except by students with adequate attainment in the language.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Class Test: Timed quiz on topics, terms, and texts covered in the module.||End of trimester MCQ||n/a||Graded||No||
|Continuous Assessment: 500-word blog posts in response to discussion questions.||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Assignment: 1,000-word essay||Coursework (End of Trimester)||n/a||Graded||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment
• Online automated feedback
Formative feedback will be given to students on reading and writing skills relating to the first two submitted tasks. Feedback will be given to students individually, either in a ]tutorial setting or with individual lecturers, or via online feedback.
|Dr Diana Battaglia||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Assoc Professor Philip Johnston||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Dr Tara Plunkett||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Miss Katherine Gosling||Tutor|