- Code SPAN6509
- 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, Linguistics and Applied Linguistics, Latin American Languages, Language Studies, Latin American Studies
- Academic career PGRD
- Mode of delivery In Person
- Co-taught Course
This course aims to equip students to understand and use Spanish at an advanced level. Different topics related to Hispanic Linguistics are covered, to help students develop linguistic awareness and thereby enhance their oral, written and comprehension skills. Specific topics covered may vary from year to year. Students will apply linguistic theory across cultural, social and linguistic aspects of the Hispanic world.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:Upon successful completion of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- function effectively and confidently at an advanced level in Spanish in a variety of contexts;
- use advanced grammatical structures when expressing themselves in oral and written form, in casual, formal and academic contexts;
- conduct theory-informed analyses of linguistic data;
- lead discussions about cultural, social and linguistic aspects of the Hispanic world.
- conduct original research on topics related to cultural, social and linguistic aspects of the Hispanic world.
Indicative Assessment2 x in-class tests (50 min) (15% each = 30%) [LOs 1, 2, 3]
Research project, made up of four parts
-written abstract, 500 words, 10% [LO 1-5]
-presentation to class, 10 min, 10% [LO 1-5]
-written project report, 2000 words, 20% [LO 1-5]
-final presentation to class 10 min, 10% [LO 1-5]
Participation (reading questions and in-class activities) (10%) [LOs 1, 2, 3, 4]
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Workload130 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 42 hours of contact: 3.5 hours of class per week
b) 88 hours of independent student research, reading and writing
Requisite and Incompatibility
Assumed KnowledgeCompletion of SPAN6508, SPAN6022 or equivalent level of language competency as demonstrated by placement test.
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