• Offered by School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Course subject Spanish
  • Areas of interest European Languages
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Manuel Delicado Cantero
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in Second Semester 2014
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The primary goal of this course is to continue to develop proficiency in students' communication skills. It concentrates on selected aspects of Spanish grammar as well as on developing the students reading, conversational and writing skills. Grammatical structures and vocabulary are reviewed and extended. Students are also exposed to more complex texts and audio-visual materials in which the cultures and societies of Spanish-speaking countries are explored further.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Understand and use appropriately complex vocabulary, grammatical structures and tenses.
  2. Demonstrate ability in listening and speaking in Spanish so as to function effectively in the predictable communication requirements of a Spanish-speaking environment, and be able to function adequately in unpredictable situations.
  3. Demonstrate ability in reading short literary and/or current affairs texts in Spanish.
  4. Demonstrate ability in writing in Spanish by integrating new vocabulary and grammar topics.
  5. Understand cultural concepts and practices of the Spanish-speaking world.

Indicative Assessment

A mixture of exams (50%) (LO 1, 2, 4, 5)
Oral and writing assessment activities (45%) (LO 2, 4, 5)
Performance and participation in class (5%) (LO 1-5)

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Workload

4 hours of classes per week, plus at least 6 hours of regular work per week outside class.

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have successfully completed SPAN 2001 or have equivalent level of language proficiency as demonstrated by placement test. Alternatively you may gain permission of the Course Convener to enrol in this course.

Prescribed Texts

José A. Blanco and María Colbert (2012) Enfoques. Curso intermedio de lengua española, VISTA Higher Learning, 3rd ed. (Textbook, workbook and CD/DVD)

Majors

Minors

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Students continuing in their current program of study will have their tuition fees indexed annually from the year in which you commenced your program. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
1
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $1164
2004 $1926
2005 $2286
2006 $2286
2007 $2286
2008 $2286
2009 $2286
2010 $2358
2011 $2424
2012 $2472
2013 $2472
2014 $2478
International fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $2574
2004 $2916
2005 $3132
2006 $3132
2007 $3132
2008 $3240
2009 $3240
2010 $3240
2011 $3240
2012 $3240
2013 $3240
2014 $3246
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
6392 21 Jul 2014 01 Aug 2014 31 Aug 2014 30 Oct 2014 In Person N/A

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