Module Information

Module Identifier
Module Title
Language of Business and Current Affairs 1
Academic Year
Semester 1
Mutually Exclusive
(Normally) Eligibility for entry to Level 2 Spanish.
Reading List
External Examiners
  • Dr Lloyd Davies (Associate Professor - Swansea University)
Other Staff

Course Delivery

Delivery Type Delivery length / details
Seminar 4 x 1 Hour Seminars
Lecture 10 x 1 Hour Lectures


Assessment Type Assessment length / details Proportion
Semester Assessment Written pieces and group work (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. It seeks to provide students with practical vocabulary in such areas as computing, banking, stock exchange and the organization of business enterprises. Students will be expected to make use of authentic current affairs and business materials.


This module is at CQFW Level 5