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SPN2030

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedClayton First semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Stewart King

Synopsis

As for SPN1030

Objectives

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

  1. Converse in Spanish for 15-20 minutes about past, present and future activities;
  2. Use the following tenses and moods: the present habitual, the present progressive, the present prefect, preterite and imperfect, the informal and formal future, and the present subjunctive and imperative;
  3. Write compositions of up to 500 words in Spanish, with the help of a Spanish-English dictionary and a reference grammar;
  4. Engage in conversations and discussions in Spanish, about themselves, their family and friends, Australia and the world at large ;
  5. Read and comprehend newspaper articles and narrative an descriptive literary of up to 500 words texts in Spanish;
  6. Demonstrate an understanding of key aspects of Hispanic cultures and societies.

Assessment

Culture component: 30%
Written work: 20%
Mid-semester test: 10%
Oral test: 10%
Written and listening exam: 30%

Chief examiner(s)

Stewart King

Contact hours

4 hours (2 x lectures and 2 x tutorials) per week

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study

Spanish and Latin American studies

Prerequisites

SPN1010 and SPN1020

Prohibitions

SPN1030