- Code SPAN6022
- 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 is designed as a review of some of the more difficult (and more interesting) grammatical structures in Spanish, to enable students to fine tune their Spanish grammar and establish more idiomatic, native-like structures. At the same time, the course will introduce students to basic concepts in linguistic analysis, as a key to obtaining better understanding of these structures. Extensive use will be made of audio visual materials, as well as Spanish literature, to broaden the students' exposure to Spanish as used in the real world. Postgraduate students are expected to apply appropriate linguistic terminology in oral and written communication.
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:
- communicate and express ideas in oral and written language at an advanced level,
- analyse and understand complex grammatical structures and apply them to a variety of contexts,
- acquire and use appropriate linguistic terminology in spoken and written language,
- develop appropriate tools for research-led learning in Hispanic linguistics and Spanish studies in general,
- carry out, and present, original research on a topic related to Hispanic linguistics.
Indicative Assessment2 Exams (in-class, 50 min each) 40% [LO 1-4]
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, 10% [LO 1-4]
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Workload130 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 42 hours of contact over 12 weeks: 3.5 hours of class per week, and
b) 88 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.
Requisite and Incompatibility
Prescribed TextsWill be listed on the course Wattle site.
Assumed KnowledgeCompletion of SPAN3001or equivalent level of language competency as demonstrated by a placement test.
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