SPN1020 - Spanish studies 2
6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL
Undergraduate Faculty of Arts
Leader(s): Dr Sarah McDonald
Clayton Second semester 2009 (Day)
SPN1020 develops language skills acquired in SPN1010 with particular emphasis on oral and written practices. In addition, students are introduced to key aspects of Hispanic cultures and societies.
On completion of this subject, students will be able to:
- Converse in basic Spanish for 15 to 20 minutes about past, present and future activities.
- Use the following tenses: the present habitual, the present progressive, the present perfect, preterite and imperfect, and the informal and formal future.
- Write compositions of up to 300 words in Spanish, with the help of a Spanish-English dictionary and a reference grammar.
- Engage in conversations and discussions in Spanish, about themselves, their family and friends, Australia and the world at large.
- Read and comprehend newspaper articles and narrative and descriptive literary texts of up to 1000 words in Spanish.
- Demonstrate an understanding of key aspects of Hispanic cultures and societies.
Culture component: 30%
Written work: 10%
Oral test: 10%
Written exam: 30%
1x1 hour lecture, 2x2 hour language tutorials