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ATS1192

Faculty of Arts

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This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2016 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.

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate - Unit

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Faculty

Arts

Organisational Unit

Spanish and Latin American Studies

Coordinator(s)

Dr Gabriel Garcia Ochoa

Offered

Clayton

  • Second semester 2016 (Day)

Notes

This unit requires a language entry level testlanguage entry level test (http://www.monash.edu/arts/language-entry-level/).

Synopsis

ATS1192 develops language skills acquired in ATS1191 with particular emphasis on oral and written practices. In addition, students are introduced to key aspects of Hispanic cultures and societies.

Outcomes

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

  1. Converse in basic Spanish for 15 to 20 minutes about past, present and future activities.
  2. Use the following tenses: the present habitual, the present progressive, the present perfect, preterite and imperfect, and the informal and formal future.
  3. Write compositions of up to 300 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 and descriptive literary texts of up to 1000 words in Spanish.
  6. Demonstrate an understanding of key aspects of Hispanic cultures and societies.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 70%
Exam: 30%

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. A unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.

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Prerequisites