Module Information

Module Identifier
SP20310
Module Title
Language of Business and Current Affairs 1
Academic Year
2015/2016
Co-ordinator
Semester
Semester 2
Co-Requisite
SP20130
Pre-Requisite
(Normally) Eligibility for entry to Level 2 Spanish.
External Examiners
  • Professor Chris Harris (Senior Lecturer - University of Liverpool)
 
Other Staff

Course Delivery

Delivery Type Delivery length / details
Seminar 11 x 1 Hour Seminars
Lecture 11 x 1 Hour Lectures
 

Assessment

Assessment Type Assessment length / details Proportion
Semester Assessment Continuous Assessment: weekly quizzes. Presentation and research project.  40%
Semester Exam 2 Hours   Written examination  60%
Supplementary Exam 2 Hours   Written examination  100%

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module students should have:

1) developed their knowledge of the Spanish language to a high level, particularly with regard to their oral and written communicative skills
2) developed confidence in their ability to communicate in front of others and to construct a logical and persuasive discourse in Spanish

Brief description

This module offers an introduction to the linguistic registers of business and current affairs and seeks to provide students with practical vocabulary in such areas as computing, banking, stock exchange and the organization of business enterprises. Use will be made of authentic current affairs materials.


Notes

This module is at CQFW Level 5