- Code SPAN6501
- 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
- Academic career PGRD
- Dr Fabricio Tocco
- Mode of delivery In Person
- Co-taught Course
First Semester 2021
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This course is a practical introduction to the Spanish language. Based on a communicative and culture-based approach, this course is designed to develop basic listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in the Spanish language at an A1 level in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. The student acquires the language largely through simulated real-life situations in the classroom as well as through grammar modules. Throughout the semester, cultural aspects of the Hispanic world are introduced through the language classes.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- identify differences and similarities of grammatical structures in Spanish and English;
- understand and use the audiovisual material (exercises and videos) in Spanish;
- read, comprehend and understand short literary and non-literary texts about customs and culture in Spanish speaking countries;
- write short texts;
- ask questions, directions and discuss a variety of topics confidently in Spanish; and
- reflect on their learning experience.
- 1 in-class essay, 50 min (approx. 170-200 words) (25) [LO 4]
- 1 min-semester test, 50 min (15) [LO 1,2,3,4]
- 1 end of semester test, 50 min (20) [LO 1,2,3,4]
- 1 oral exam, 10 min (20) [LO 1,5]
- 1 Reflective Essay, 1,000 words (10) [LO 1,3,4,6]
- 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.
Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|2410||22 Feb 2021||01 Mar 2021||31 Mar 2021||28 May 2021||In Person||View|