Language and Linguistics
Undergraduate: Level 4
Thursday 05 October 2023
Friday 28 June 2024
23 March 2022
Requisites for this module
The course concentrates on written and aural comprehension. Students are introduced to basic grammar structures and are encouraged to develop their writing skills through a variety of different tasks.
The course also encourages students to use self-study materials (videos, films, newspapers and magazines and television programmes from Spain/Latin America). The portfolios assessment requires students to expand their vocabulary and helps them to learn structures and verb conjugations.
The aim of this course is for students to be able to understand and communicate in everyday situations, using a variety of basic structures and tenses.
To reach an approximate A1 level on the CEFR
The following learning outcomes are attained:
- The ability to understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, university and leisure.
- The development of written skills on topics which are familiar or of personal interest.
A greater understanding of Hispanic culture and awareness of some of the key cultural practices, icons and their work.
No additional information available.
3 x 1 hour classes per week from weeks 2-31
The above list is indicative of the essential reading for the course.
The library makes provision for all reading list items, with digital provision where possible, and these resources are shared between students.
Further reading can be obtained from this module's reading list
Assessment items, weightings and deadlines
|Coursework / exam
||Portfolio assessment (2 x in-class verb and vocabulary tests)
||In-class written assignment 1
||In-class written assignment 2
||Main exam: In-Person, Closed Book, 120 minutes during Summer (Main Period)
||Reassessment Main exam: In-Person, Closed Book, 120 minutes during January
||Reassessment Main exam: In-Person, Closed Book, 120 minutes during September (Reassessment Period)
Exam format definitions
- Remote, open book: Your exam will take place remotely via an online learning platform. You may refer to any physical or electronic materials during the exam.
- In-person, open book: Your exam will take place on campus under invigilation. You may refer to any physical materials such as paper study notes or a textbook during the exam. Electronic devices may not be used in the exam.
- In-person, open book (restricted): The exam will take place on campus under invigilation. You may refer only to specific physical materials such as a named textbook during the exam. Permitted materials will be specified by your department. Electronic devices may not be used in the exam.
- In-person, closed book: The exam will take place on campus under invigilation. You may not refer to any physical materials or electronic devices during the exam. There may be times when a paper dictionary,
for example, may be permitted in an otherwise closed book exam. Any exceptions will be specified by your department.
Your department will provide further guidance before your exams.
Module supervisor and teaching staff
Mrs Jessie Mallinson, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jessie Mallinson, room: 4.205, telephone: 01206 872229, email: email@example.com
No external examiner information available for this module.
Available via Moodle
Of 28 hours, 26 (92.9%) hours available to students:
0 hours not recorded due to service coverage or fault;
2 hours not recorded due to opt-out by lecturer(s), module, or event type.
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