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On satisfactory completion of this module, students should be able to:
• Understand native speakers discussing issues regularly encountered in work, school, leisure etc., as well as academic and professional topics (storytelling, current affairs, and cultural production);
• Read straightforward factual texts on subjects related to their field and interests with a satisfactory level of comprehension;
• Produce written and oral texts on familiar routine and non-routine matters related to their interests and professional/academic world with a high level of accuracy in spelling and pronunciation;
• Have a sufficient range of language to describe unpredictable situations, explain the main points in an idea or problem with reasonable precision and express thoughts on abstract or cultural topics such as music and films, with an emphasis on socio-cultural aspects of the Hispanic world.
This module is divided in five units which integrate audio-visual, grammar, oral, written and socio-cultural elements of the Spanish language. Each one of them deals with a topic and a language aspect in Spanish.
1) The first unit deals with narration of short stories in the past and you will learn how to use and contrast past tenses in Spanish.
2) In the second unit you will learn how to express emotional reactions and opinions about the news in Spanish.
3) In the third unit you will learn how to transmit dialogues, statements and requests of other people in the past, through the use of film and TV series in Spanish.
4) The fourth unit is dedicated to learning about verbs denoting change and verbal periphrasis in Spanish while discussing experiences of living abroad.
This information is indicative and may undergo changes.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Specified Learning Activities||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Students must have passed SPAN10140 and SPAN10150, or equivalent (Level A2 of the Common European Framework)
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Presentation: Oral Activities||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Examination: written examination||2 hour End of Trimester Exam||No||Graded||No||
|Class Test: Written test 20%
||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Continuous Assessment: Exit tickets, quizzes, autonomous work and written tareas||Unspecified||n/a||Graded||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Online automated feedback
Not yet recorded.
|Dr Diana Battaglia||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Dr Pascale Baker||Tutor|