Lower Intermediate Spanish
Language and Linguistics
Undergraduate: Level 5
Thursday 03 October 2019
Friday 26 June 2020
10 April 2019
Requisites for this module
The Department of Language and Linguistics can offer guidance on prior knowledge or qualification exemptions.
There is a consolidation of basic grammar structures and new elements are looked at. There is also a greater focus on more difficult areas of Spanish for English speakers.
Classes are taught in Spanish and English. There is also a greater emphasis on communication in Spanish, with constant practice of oral skills.
The course encourages students to make use of self-study and students are encouraged to look at films, television programmes, and magazines and make contact with native speakers of Spanish. The portfolio assessment requires students to compile a collection of their class work, formative assessment, and "extra" work. This also requires students to both reflect on their learning journey and to incorporate material of personal interest.
Students are asked to produce written work of greater length in Spanish at this level and are expected to begin to recognise different forms of written Spanish.
The aim of this course is for students to expand their language skills to incorporate more sophisticated structures. Students will reach an approximate A2 level at the end of the module
Students will have covered all the basic tenses and will understand the use of the three moods in Spanish. Students will be able to create more sophisticated written structures and will understand more technical / complex language on a wider range of topics.
No additional information available.
3 x 1 hr classes per week, 22 teaching weeks.
A number of extra conversation hours arranged once course has begun
This module does not appear to have any essential texts. To see non-essential items, please refer to the module's reading list.
Assessment items, weightings and deadlines
|Coursework / exam
||In-class assignment - Reading and Writing
||In-class written assignment - Grammar and Writing
||120 minutes during Summer (Main Period) (Main)
Module supervisor and teaching staff
Jessie Mallinson, office: 4.205, telephone: 01206 872229, email: email@example.com
No external examiner information available for this module.
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Of 60 hours, 60 (100%) hours available to students:
0 hours not recorded due to service coverage or fault;
0 hours not recorded due to opt-out by lecturer(s).
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