- Code SPAN3001
- 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
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 grammar and vocabulary, and practical exercises to develop student capacity to use Spanish in unpredictable everyday situations. The course also introduces students to contemporary comics, comic novels and cultural issues in Spanish-speaking societies.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
On successful completion, the students' communicative competence should enable them to function effectively in unpredictable situations of a Spanish-speaking environment. The students' communicative skills should have reached an intermediate level that will enable them to function effectively and confidently in Spanish. Students should be able to understand and use most of the grammatical structures when expressing themselves in oral and written form. They will have a sufficient range of language to describe unpredictable situations, and express thoughts on cultural topics expressed in comics.
A mixture of tests (45%), assignments (50%), performance and participation in class (5%).
The ANU uses Turnitin to enhance student citation and referencing techniques, and to assess assignment submissions as a component of the University's approach to managing Academic Integrity. While the use of Turnitin is not mandatory, the ANU highly recommends Turnitin is used by both teaching staff and students. For additional information regarding Turnitin please visit the ANU Online website.
3.5 hours of classes per week plus at least 6.5 hours of regular work per week outside class.
Requisite and Incompatibility
Main Text (Book + Answer Keys Booklet):
Castro, F., Uso de la gramática española. Nivel intermedio, Edelsa
Castro, F., Uso de la gramática española. Nivel Intermedio, Claves
Two reading bricks
Students should have an assumed language proficiency equivalent to the successful completion of the continuing level in the Spanish major.
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. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.
- 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.
Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links
ANU utilises MyTimetable to enable students to view the timetable for their enrolled courses, browse, then self-allocate to small teaching activities / tutorials so they can better plan their time. Find out more on the Timetable webpage.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|1267||16 Feb 2015||06 Mar 2015||31 Mar 2015||29 May 2015||In Person||N/A|