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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedClayton Second semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Sarah McDonald

Synopsis

As for SPN1020

Objectives

On completion of this subject, students will be able to:

  1. Converse in basic Spanish for 15-20 minutes about past, present and future activities.

  1. Use the following tenses: the present habitual, the present progressive, the present perfect, preterite and imperfect, and the informal and formal future.

  1. Write compositions of up to 300 words in Spanish, with the help of a Spanish-English dictionary and a reference grammar.

  1. Engage in conversations and discussions in Spanish, about themselves, their family and friends, Australia and the world at large.

  1. Read and comprehend newspaper articles and narrative and descriptive literary texts of up to 1000 words in Spanish.

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of key aspects of Hispanic cultures and societies

Assessment

Culture component: 30%
Written work: 10%
Tests: 20%
Oral test: 10%
Written exam: 30%

Chief examiner(s)

Ramon Lopez-Castellano

Contact hours

1x1 hour lecture, 2x2 hour language tutorials

Prerequisites

SPN2010

Prohibitions

Students enrolled in Arts courses are prohibited from taking this unit. In addition, students enrolled in this unit are prohibited from taking SPN1020.