- Code SPAN1002
- 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, International Relations, Translation Studies, Latin American Languages, Latin American Studies
This course continues to build on SPAN1001. The primary aim of this course is to further develop students' reading, writing, listening comprehension and conversational skills in the Spanish-language at an A1/A2 level in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. Teaching is based on a communicative approach to language learning simulating real-life situations in the classroom. Cultural aspects of the Hispanic World are introduced through the language classes.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- communicate at an advanced beginner’s level that allows them to ask questions, directions and discuss a variety of topics confidently in Spanish;
- use present, past, and future tenses when expressing themselves in oral and written form;
- have a sufficient range of language to write short essays on a variety of topics, such as daily life with family and friends;
- express their views about a range of topics in writing and in conversations about such topics; and
- read and understand short literary texts.
- 1 in-class essay, 50 min (approx. 200 words) (10) [LO 2,3,4]
- 1 mid-semester test, 50 min (20) [LO 2,4,5]
- 1 in-class essay, 50 min (approx. 250 words) (15) [LO 2,3,4]
- 1 oral exam, 10 min (15) [LO 1,2,4,5]
- 1 end of semester test, 50 min (30) [LO 2,4,5]
- Performance and participation in class (10) [LO 1,2,3,4,5]
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130 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 48 hours of contact over 12 weeks, including recorded/online and tutorial activities; and
b) 82 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.
Requisite and Incompatibility
Prescribed TextsPrescribed texts will be listed on the Course Wattle site.
Assumed KnowledgeStudents should have an assumed language proficiency equivalent to the successful completion of the course SPAN1001.
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