|Module Title||SPANISH LANGUAGE (BEGINNERS)|
|Co-ordinator||Professor Robert Havard|
|Semester||Semester 2 (Taught over 2 semesters)|
|Other staff||Dr Rob Stone, Mr Roger Mills, Mrs Esther Santamaria Iglesias|
|Mutually Exclusive||10120, SP10210|
|Course delivery||Lecture||Total of 96 Lectures, Seminars and Practicals = 2 hrs per week, Language Laboratory and CALL = 1 hr & Conversation = 1 hr.|
|Seminars / Tutorials||Total of 96 Lectures, Seminars and Practicals = 2 hrs per week, Language Laboratory and CALL = 1 hr & Conversation = 1 hr.|
|Practical||Total of 96 Lectures, Seminars and Practicals = 2 hrs per week, Language Laboratory and CALL = 1 hr & Conversation = 1 hr.|
|Assessment||Exam||2 Hours Written exam (2 x 2 hrs) and oral.||60%|
|Continuous assessment||Regular tests and translations||40%|
An intensive introduction to the Spanish language. consisting of:
Language classes: 2 hours per week
Conversation class: 1 hour per week
Language Laboratory: 1 hour per week
CALL (Computer Assisted Language Learning): 1 hour per week
In Semester 2 students will also have a translation class which alternates with practical work based on the television programme Isabel.
Students follow the course book: Zenia Sacks Da Silva: Beginning Spanish: A Concept Approach which is a fully integrated course combining audio tapes and is complemented by multimedia computer programmes and a wide variety of instructional and entertaining videos.
On completion of this module students should have
1) an ability to communicate both in spoken and written Spanish
2) a sound grasp of the structure of the Spanish language
3) a relatively extensive Spanish vocabulary
** Should Be Purchased
Zenia Sacks Da Silva. Beginning Spanish.