- Code SPAN1001
- Unit Value 6 units
- 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
- Dr Elisabeth Mayer
- Mode of delivery In Person
- Co-taught Course
First Semester 2014
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This course is a practical introduction to the Spanish language. Based on a communicative and culture-based approach, this course is designed to develop basic listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in the Spanish language. Students are introduced to grammatical and syntactic structures, and training in language learning strategies is provided. The student acquires the language largely through simulated real-life situations in the classroom as well as in the laboratory. Throughout the semester, cultural aspects of the Hispanic world are introduced through the language classes.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. identify differences and similarities of grammatical structures in Spanish and English.
2.understand and use the audiovisual material (exercises and videos) accompanying the course.
3. read, comprehend and understand short literary and non-literary texts about customs and culture in Spanish speaking countries.
4. write short texts.
5.ask questions, directions and discuss a variety of topics confidently in Spanish.
6 mini test (5% each, total 30%), LOs 1,2,3
1 in-class essay (150-170 words, 20%) LO 4
2 written tests (15% each, total 30%) LOs 1,2,3,4
1 oral exam (15%) LOs 1,5
Performance and participation in class (5%). LOs 1,2,3,4,5
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4 contact hours (3 language tutorials and 1 grammar lecture) and 6 hours of regular work per week outside class.
Terrell, T. et al. 2010. Dos Mundos: Main text. 7th ed. New York: McGraw Hill
Terrell, Andrade, Egasse and Munoz. 2010. Dos Mundos: Workbook. 7th ed. New York: McGraw Hill
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|2680||17 Feb 2014||07 Mar 2014||31 Mar 2014||30 May 2014||In Person||N/A|