• 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 Thomas Nulley-Valdes
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in Second Semester 2024
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This course is designed to further develop listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in the Spanish language at the second part of the B1 level in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. The course focuses on more advanced vocabulary, grammatical, pragmatic, and sociocultural aspects. The students will continue to develop their skills as autonomous learners and as a team members in task-based learning. The course is taught in Spanish.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

  1. understand a range of short written, audio and visual texts in Spanish (such as short films, and podcasts) and interpret them in relation to the language and cultures of the Hispanic world;
  2. communicate spontaneously and clearly, incorporating new vocabulary, grammar, pronunciation, pragmatic, and cultural components;
  3. produce clear written texts and speech expressing their critical evaluations of and opinions on a variety of topics;
  4. conduct guided research for projects on the language and cultures of the Hispanic world; and
  5. demonstrate increasingly broad expertise in critical thinking by extracting, synthesising and analysing information from a variety of basic cultural texts and communicating their own reactions, opinions and arguments.

Indicative Assessment

  1. Class engagement (10) [LO 1,2,3,4,5]
  2. Grammar Minitest (30 minutes) (10) [LO 1,3,5]
  3. GuiĆ³n - Podcast script (approx. 500 words per student) (20) [LO 1,3,4,5]
  4. Podcast (pre-recorded) (approx. 5 minutes per student) (20) [LO 1,2,4,5]
  5. Test 1 (110 minutes) (20) [LO 1,3,5]
  6. Test 2 (110 minutes) (20) [LO 1,3,5]

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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.

Inherent Requirements

Not applicable

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed SPAN2001, or have equivalent level of language proficiency as demonstrated by placement test, or with permission of the convener. You are not able to enrol in this course if you have previously completed SPAN3001, SPAN3012, SPAN3022, SPAN3030, SPAN3031, SPAN6504, SPAN6507, SPAN6508, SPAN6022, SPAN6509 or SPAN6510.

Prescribed Texts

Prescribed texts will be listed on the course Wattle site.


Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

Commonwealth Support (CSP) Students
If you 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). More information about your student contribution amount for each course at Fees

Student Contribution Band:
Unit value:
6 units

If you are a domestic graduate coursework student with a Domestic Tuition Fee (DTF) place or international student you will be required to pay course tuition fees (see below). Course tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2024 $4080
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2024 $5280
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

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Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
7063 22 Jul 2024 29 Jul 2024 31 Aug 2024 25 Oct 2024 In Person N/A

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