• 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, Language Studies
This course is designed as a review of some of the more difficult (and more interesting) grammatical structures in Spanish, to enable students to fine tune their Spanish grammar and establish more idiomatic, native-like structures. At the same time, the course will introduce students to basic concepts in linguistic analysis, as a key to obtaining better understanding of these structures. Extensive use will be made of audio visual materials, as well as Spanish literature, to broaden the students’ exposure to Spanish as used in the real world.

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 and express ideas in oral and written language at an advanced level,

2. analyse and understand complex grammatical structures and apply them to a variety of texts and oral contexts,

3. acquire and use appropriate linguistic terminology in spoken and written language,

4. develop appropriate tools for research-led learning in Hispanic linguistics and Spanish studies in general,

5. negotiate task division and contribution in a team environment,

6. reflect on and discuss own learning as it relates to the subject matter of the course.

Indicative Assessment

Test 1 (in-class, one hour) (15%) [LOs 1, 2, 3, 4]

Test 2 (in-class, one hour) (15%) [LOs 1, 2 , 3, 4]

3x written assignments (500 words each) (15% each) [LOs 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6]

Oral presentation (10 mins) (15%) [LOs 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6]

Participation (10%) [LOs 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6]

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

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed SPAN3001, or have an equivalent level of language proficiency demonstrated by sitting a language placement test.

Prescribed Texts

To be listed on the course Wattle page.





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Student Contribution Band:
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.

6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee Description
1994-2003 $1164
2014 $2484
2013 $2472
2012 $2472
2011 $2424
2010 $2358
2009 $2286
2008 $2286
2007 $2286
2006 $2286
2005 $2286
2004 $1926
International fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $2574
2014 $3246
2013 $3240
2012 $3240
2011 $3240
2010 $3240
2009 $3240
2008 $3240
2007 $3132
2006 $3132
2005 $3132
2004 $2916
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Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
3035 20 Jul 2015 07 Aug 2015 31 Aug 2015 30 Oct 2015 In Person N/A

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