• 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, European Studies, Latin American Studies
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Manuel Delicado Cantero
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course
  • Offered in Second Semester 2024
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This course will extend the students' Spanish speaking, listening, reading and writing skills to reach the equivalent to B2.2 in the Common European Framework of Reference for languages. Classes explore grammatical structures, vocabulary, pronunciation, etc. Spanish is acquired through contextualised use in a range of different contexts. Students gain greater understanding of the different cultural expressions and linguistic diversity in the Spanish-speaking world.

Learning Outcomes

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

  1. communicate orally in Spanish with substantially comprehensible and intelligible pronunciation, both spontaneously and in prepared contexts; 

  2. communicate in writing in Spanish integrating relevant vocabulary and grammar to complete a task;
  3. demonstrate comprehension of complex written and oral texts in Spanish on familiar and new topics;
  4. demonstrate cross-cultural awareness and understanding of the diversity of the Spanish-speaking world; and
  5. demonstrate broad expertise in critical thinking by understanding, synthesising and interpreting complex topics and communicating their own views using appropriate discursive and argumentative language.

Indicative Assessment

  1. Two In-class tests (90 min each, 20% each) (40) [LO 2,3,4,5]
  2. Project (writing [500-600 words] and presentation [5 min]) (25) [LO 1,2,3,4,5]
  3. Class engagement (10) [LO 1,2,3,4,5]
  4. Oral assessment (5 min) (25) [LO 1,3,4,5]

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130 hours of total student learning time made up of:

a) 42 hours of contact over 12 weeks; and

b) 88 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.

Inherent Requirements

Not applicable

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed SPAN3001, 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 SPAN3030, SPAN6508 or SPAN6510.

Prescribed Texts

To be advised.

Assumed Knowledge

Students should language proficiency equivalent to B2.1 in the CEFR.


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.

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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
8617 22 Jul 2024 29 Jul 2024 31 Aug 2024 25 Oct 2024 In Person N/A

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