units

ATS3195

Faculty of Arts

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2013 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
Organisational UnitSpanish and Latin American Studies
OfferedClayton First semester 2013 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Andreu Pedro i Garcia

Notes

Previously coded SPN3050

Synopsis

Intermediate spoken and written Spanish, and an introduction to modern Spanish and Hispanic American culture and society. The language of instruction is Spanish. This unit also consolidates students' critical thought and research reasoning.

Outcomes

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

  1. Converse in Spanish for 20-25 minutes about past, current and hypothetical issues as well as engage in complex conversations and discussions about historical, political and social matters;
  2. Be able to listen and comprehend a variety of texts from different Hispanic speaking regions;
  3. Write descriptive, narrative, fiction and argumentative passages of up to 1000 words in Spanish, with the help of a Spanish-English dictionary and a reference grammar;
  4. Read and comprehend articles using a variety of registers and styles of writing, up to 3500 words in Spanish;
  5. Demonstrate an understanding of key aspects of Hispanic cultures and societies;
  6. Demonstrate sophisticated knowledge in research reasoning and critical thought.

Assessment

Culture tasks: 50%
Written, oral and aural tasks: 25%
Examination: 25%

Chief examiner(s)

Contact hours

4 hours (one 1-hour lecture and three 1-hour language tutorials) per week

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

Prerequisites

ATS2194 or by permission

Prohibitions

ATS1191, ATS1193, ATS1195, ATS2191, ATS2193, ATS2195