SPN1060 - Spanish studies 6
6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL
Undergraduate Faculty of Arts
Leader(s): Dr Marisa Cordella
Clayton Second semester 2009 (Day)
Upon completion of this unit, students should have developed an advanced level in their reading, writing, oral and aural skills in Spanish. Particular emphasis is placed on advanced reading and writing, as well as a sound knowledge of contemporary Spanish and Latin American societies and cultures. Students are expected to
- consolidate their knowledge of essay writing by using a wide range of genre styles that reflect an advanced level of the language and
- interact effectively in Spanish taking into consideration the social setting where the discourse takes place as well as the sociological factors of participants.
On completion of this subject, students will be able to:
- Converse and interact effectively in Spanish taking into consideration the social setting where the discourse takes place as well as the sociological factors of participants.
- Use advanced grammatical structures that show an advanced level of the language.
- Written work of up to 3500 words in Spanish, with the help of a monolingual Spanish dictionary.
- Engage in conversations and discussions in Spanish on topics about current affairs, historical and cultural aspects of Hispanic cultures and societies.
- Read and comprehend academic texts of up to 3500 words in Spanish.
Culture component: 30%
Written work: 40%
Mid-semester test: 10%
1 x 1hr cultural tutorial, 3 x 1hr language tutorials.
SPN1050 or special permission from the unit coordinator.