Module Information

Module Identifier
Module Title
Spanish Language-Beginners
Academic Year
Available semesters 1 and 2
Mutually Exclusive
SP21530 SP2xx15 [Spanish Language – Beginners Semester 1].
Other Staff

Course Delivery



Assessment Type Assessment length / details Proportion
Semester Assessment 4 written assignments,  2 of them under exam conditions (those taken under exam conditions counting twice as much as the others);  60%
Semester Assessment Listening comprehension (2 tests)  20%
Semester Assessment Oral (2 marks based on attendance,  active contribution and performance in small oral groups).  20%
Supplementary Exam 2 Hours   100%

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the module, if you have made satisfactory progress, you will be able to:
1. Demonstrate your interest in and understanding of the Spanish language as a subject of study.

2. Display proficiency in the essential framework of Spanish grammar and syntax.

3. Translate selected passages from and into Spanish.

4. Use a range of linguistic structures, particularly those in more frequent general usage.

5. Communicate in written Spanish at an appropriate standard.

6. Produce summaries of material written in Spanish.

7. Give your own insights into aspects of Spanish society.

8. Use a good range of Spanish vocabulary.

9. 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

This module forms part of the core Level 2 programme in European Languages (Spanish Minor) and is one of three written language courses taken in that year. For a full description of this module see SP11020 - Beginners Spanish 2.

Module Skills

Skills Type Skills details
Application of Number
Communication Oral and written.
Improving own Learning and Performance Online exercises.
Information Technology Grammar, translation software.
Personal Development and Career planning Employability awareness, oral and written skills.
Problem solving Grammar, translation, aural and conversation.
Research skills Linguistics, aural skills.
Subject Specific Skills Translations, communication.
Team work Language project, translations, communication.


This module is at CQFW Level 5