Module Identifier XL11620  
Module Title CULTURA HISPANICA 1  
Academic Year 2006/2007  
Co-ordinator Mr Antonio Barriga Rubio  
Semester Semester 1  
Other staff Mrs Sarah Gurney-Hoyland  
Pre-Requisite Spanish Advanced 2 or equivalent  

Brief description

This course is designed for students who wish to extend and refine their linguistic awareness at oral, aural and written tasks, with an emphasis on natural idiomatic communication.
Students will improve their knowledge of Spain and Hispanoamerican countries in the fields of language and culture by studying aspects of topical events, literature, cinema, history, geography, economy and politics.
Exploring web-based resources will constitute part of the class activities, together with opportunities to interact with Spanish students currently studying at University of Wales, Aberystwyth.
This module introduces students to contemporary Spanish, imparting the following skills: writing, reading, speaking and listening
A wide range of activities are undertaken, such as practical language exercises, work into and out of Spanish and vocabulary-building activities. This will be delivered by commercially produced and in-house language materials from a variety of sources.
Students who successfully complete the module should feel that they have an advanced command of Spanish, and should be able to proceed to Cultura Hispanica 2.

Notes

This module is at CQFW Level 4