Module Information

Module Identifier
SP21500
Module Title
Spanish Language-Beginners (Single Hons European Languages: Minor Language)
Academic Year
2015/2016
Co-ordinator
Semester
Semester 1 (Taught over 2 semesters)
Pre-Requisite
Only available to Single Honours European Languages students.
External Examiners
  • Professor Chris Harris (Senior Lecturer - University of Liverpool)
 
Other Staff

Course Delivery

Delivery Type Delivery length / details
Oral 10 x 1 Hour Orals
Tutorial 20 x 1 Hour Tutorials
Listening 10 x 1 Hour Listening
Listening 11 x 1 Hour Listening
Oral 11 x 1 Hour Orals
Tutorial 22 x 1 Hour Tutorials
 

Assessment

Assessment Type Assessment length / details Proportion
Semester Assessment Continuous Assessment: Regular tests and translations.  40%
Semester Exam 3 Hours   Written exam plus oral (10%)  60%
Supplementary Exam 3 Hours   1 x 3-hour written examination (unless ONLY the oral component is failed, in which case the suplementary exam will be an oral examination).  100%

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the module, if you have made satisfactory progress, you will be able to:

- demonstrate your interest in and understanding of the Spanish language as a subject of study
- display proficiency in the essential framework of Spanish grammar and syntax
- translate selected passages from and into Spanish
- use a range of linguistic structures, particularly those in more frequent general usage
- communicate in written Spanish at an appropriate standard
- produce summaries of material written in Spanish
- give your own insights into aspects of Spanish society
- use a good range of Spanish vocabulary
- respond with understanding to spoken Spanish
- make both supervised and independent use of the facilities available in the department: video, language laboratory, satellite television

Language modules have, as an integral part of their structure, regular homework assignments and class tests as well as end of year examinations. All assessment is designed to measure your progress against learning outcomes at the appropriate level.

Brief description

An intensive introduction to the Spanish language.


Notes

This module is at CQFW Level 5