• Offered by School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Classification Transitional
  • Course subject Spanish
  • Areas of interest European Languages
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Mario Martin
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course
  • Offered in Second Semester 2014
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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. source and summarise relevant information from extended sequences of spoken Spanish (including radio programs, radio documentaries and lectures) using the correct grammatical structures and descriptive language. (Assessment 2 & 3)
  2. Analyse news as cultural texts by using, integrating and applying the relevant ethnographic, political and sociological information contained in the course materials and other sources. (Assessment 1, 2 & 3)
  3. Present with clarity and confidence and discuss analysis of current affairs topics in oral and written form. (Assessment 2 & 3)
  4. Examine (by differentiation) to show understanding of the accent, vocabulary and grammar of different Spanish varieties as reflected in TV and radio programs. (All assessments)
  5. Research, select, combine and integrate information relevant to a Spanish current affairs topic and its socio-historical context, and present it in a coherent fashion in both written and spoken form. (Assessment 2 & 3)
  6. Negotiate task division and contribution in a team environment then evaluate peers' contribution to the team task. (Assessment 3)


Indicative Assessment

  • Two summarising term tests (40%)
  • Tutorial work, including:
    • two oral presentations, (20%)
    • a blog entry and two blog comments (15%)
    • class performance and participation (5%)
  • Scripting and performing collectively a radio program (20%)

Graduate students may attend joint lectures with undergraduates. Assessment will include additional assignment work and a research essay


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Workload

3 hours per week plus at least 7 hours of regular work per week outside class.

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have successfully completed SPAN6504 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.

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 $1542
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 $3618
2004 $3618
2005 $3618
2006 $3618
2007 $3618
2008 $3618
2009 $3618
2010 $3750
2011 $3756
2012 $3756
2013 $3756
2014 $3762
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
8848 21 Jul 2014 08 Aug 2014 31 Aug 2014 30 Oct 2014 In Person N/A

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