- Code SPAN2100
- 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
- Mode of delivery In Person
The subject will analyse current affairs in Spain and Latin America, as well as the impact of world current affairs on the Spanish-speaking world. A set of current issues, and their social and historical contexts will be analyzed. The approach will be thematic rather than chronological. Throughout the course students will analyze radio news, read and discuss radio scripts in Spanish, as well as material drawn from the Spanish-speaking press. Students will also write and produce their own radio program.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Express ideas through the production of original texts
2. Listen to, read, extract and use information and ideas from current affairs texts related to the Spanish-speaking world.
3. Analyse and use information from spoken and written texts.
4. Apply oral skills in real speaking situations.
5. Select a range of vocabulary and grammar form and apply them in written contexts.
6. Reflect on and discuss their own communication practices and how these express values of their society and culture
7. Demonstrate improvement of listening skills through continuous audiovisual practice
8. Apply critical thinking skills to current problems to both Hispanic world and Australia
2 x oral presentations (60%) (LO 1-8)
2 x written exams (35%) (LO 1,2,3,6,8)
Tutorial participation (5%) (L0 1-8).
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3 hours per week plus at least 7 hours of regular work per week outside class.
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