Higher Intermediate Spanish
Language and Linguistics
Undergraduate: Level 5
Thursday 03 October 2019
Friday 26 June 2020
11 April 2019
Requisites for this module
The Department of Language and Linguistics can offer guidance on prior knowledge or qualification exemptions.
The course is divided into topics related to Hispanic culture, presenting genuine opportunities for students to expand their vocabulary and cultural knowledge in an engaging and meaningful manner. Through authentic print and audiovisual materials, students will be exposed to different accents and registers. Previous grammatical knowledge will be reinforced and new structures will be introduced. All four skills will be targeted: reading, writing, listening and speaking.
Fiestas y celebraciones
Sueños y esperanzas
By the end of the module, students should be able to
* Be able to describe people, places and events
* Be able to talk about present, past and future events
* Be able to identify and use the register and lexis most appropriate for a given situation
* Be able to understand and write a variety of text types
* Be able to understand a variety of accents
* Be able to confidently maintain a conversation on cultural and general topics.
The aims of the module are to further develop and refine communication skills in Spanish, working towards comprehension and production of contemporary spoken and written Spanish.
By the end of the module, students should be able to:
Be able to describe people, places and events.
Be able to talk about present, past and future events.
Be able to identify and use the register and lexis most appropriate for a given situation.
Be able to understand and write a variety of text types.
Be able to understand a variety of accents.
Be able to confidently maintain a conversation on cultural and general topics.
No additional information available.
The module comprises three classes a week in the Autumn and Spring Terms. In addition, there will be revision classes in Weeks 30 and 31 in the Summer term.
This module does not appear to have a published bibliography.
Assessment items, weightings and deadlines
|Coursework / exam
||Written Test 1
||Written Test 2
||120 minutes during Summer (Main Period) (Main)
Module supervisor and teaching staff
Lexa Olivera-Smith, Tel 01206 872235, email email@example.com
No external examiner information available for this module.
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Of 60 hours, 57 (95%) hours available to students:
3 hours not recorded due to service coverage or fault;
0 hours not recorded due to opt-out by lecturer(s).
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