|| SP11220 |
|| BASIC SPANISH |
|| 2006/2007 |
|| Mr Matthew Richards |
|| Semester 1 |
|| Mr Jose M Goni Perez, Mr Matthew Richards |
|| Little or no knowledge of Spanish required |
|| SP19930 and SP10740 |
| Course delivery
|| Lecture || Lecture / Seminars / Tutorials 4 hours per week |
|Assessment Type||Assessment Length/Details||Proportion|
|Semester Exam||1.5 Hours Spanish written exam in January.||40%|
|Semester Assessment|| Continuous Assessment: 4 written assignments (essay, grammar, vocabulary, translation, etc. in or out of class) (20%); 3 aural assignments (20%) and weekly oral assignments (20%).||60%|
|Supplementary Exam||2 Hours 1 x 2 hour written examination||100%|
Learning outcomesOn successful completion of this module students should be able to:
The course-book will be Suenos Uno (new edition). Students should be able to communicate on a basic level in spoken and written Spanish. Students will have acquired a basic knowledge about language in general as well as a basic grasp of Spanish linguistic structures. Students will have been introduced to the cultural context in which those Spanish structures are used.
Intended for absolute beginners with little or no language-learning experience in any language. This module offers students an opportunity to study Spanish at university level, especially as an adjunct to their main studies, and to provide them with the vocational benefits that derive from knowledge of a major European and international language.
On completion of this module students will have acquired a foundation in the language, a grasp of its linguistic structures and familiarity with its common vocabulary and high-frequency verbs (predominantly in the present tense). They should be able to communicate at a basic level in spoken and written Spanish and handle the more typical situations of everyday life.
** Should Be Purchased
AA.VV Sueños World Spanish Part 1
** Reference Text
Emily Spinelli English grammar for students of Spanish: the study guide for those learning Spanish
Collins Spanish Dictionary
This module is at CQFW Level 4