• 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
  • Course convener
    • Dr Consuelo Martinez Reyes
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course
  • Offered in First Semester 2016
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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.

Learning Outcomes

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.

Indicative Assessment

A mixture of tests (45%), assignments (50%), performance and participation in class (5%).

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Workload

3.5 hours of classes per week plus at least 6.5 hours of regular work per week outside class.

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have successfully completed SPAN2002 or have equivalent level of language proficiency as demonstrated by placement test.You are not able to enrol in this course if you have previously completed SPAN6507. Alternatively you may gain permission of the Course Convener to enrol in this course.

Prescribed Texts

Método 4, Libro del Alumno
Método 4, Cuaderno de Ejercicios
Two reading bricks

Assumed Knowledge

Students should have an assumed language proficiency equivalent to the successful completion of the continuing level in the Spanish major.

Majors

Minors

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. 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:
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
2016 $2718
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2016 $3876
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.

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
2238 15 Feb 2016 26 Feb 2016 31 Mar 2016 27 May 2016 In Person N/A

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