• 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 Mario Martin
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in Second Semester 2014
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This course aims to extend the students' ability to communicate clearly and effectively both in spoken and written Spanish. This includes the study of Spanish vocabulary and fixed expressions, and practical exercises to develop student capacity to use Spanish in unpredictable everyday situations. The course also introduces students to contemporary theatre, contemporary comics, comic novels and cultural issues in Spanish-speaking societies.

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. Communicate effectively and confidently in novel situations such as discussions about everyday topics;
  2. Demonstrate extensive command of a wide range of complex grammatical structures and vocabulary, both orally and in writing;
  3. Read with fluency, clarity and confidence; analyse and perform theatre texts; research thecultural and social contexts of theatre plays;
  4. Reflect upon and express thoughts about cultural aspects of the Spanish-speaking world reflected in a variety of texts and graphic novels,
  5. Negotiate task division and contribution in a team environment. Evaluate peers’ contribution to the team task.
  6. Express ideas through written production.

Indicative Assessment

Test 1 (in-class), one and a half hours long 15% [LO: 2,3,4,6]

Test 2 (in exam period), two and a half hours long 25% [LO: 2,3,4,6]

Individual Oral Presentation (Tutorial) 10% [LO: 1,2,4]

Collective Oral Presentation 15% [LO: 1,2,3,4,5,6]

Fortnightly written assignments 30% [LO: 4,5]

Class Performance and Participation 5% [LO: 1,2,3]

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Workload

3.5 hours of classes per week plus at least 6.5 hours of regular work per week outside class (total workload is 130 hours over the semester).

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have successfully completed SPAN 3001or 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

To be posted on Wattle.

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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
6393 21 Jul 2014 01 Aug 2014 31 Aug 2014 30 Oct 2014 In Person N/A

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