• 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
    • Thomas Nulley-Valdes
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course
  • Offered in First Semester 2019
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This course is designed to further develop listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in the Spanish language at early to mid B1 level in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. Specific targets include grammar, vocabulary, listening and speaking skills, and reading and writing skills. Attention is also devoted to pragmatic and sociocultural aspects of the language. Students will be encouraged to develop autonomous learning practices, control over their own learning strategies and reflect on their engagement with sources of information. The course is taught in Spanish.

Learning Outcomes

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:
  1. Use and understand vocabulary, grammatical structures, pragmatic content and cultural aspects at the B1 level (first part).
  2. Communicate orally by integrating the vocabulary, grammar structures, pragmatic content and cultural aspects discussed in class in controlled and less controlled settings.
  3. Produce short texts on topics developed and/or discussed in class at the B1 level (first part).
  4. Extract, analyse and use information from oral, audiovisual and written Spanish texts, including additional resources at the B1 level (first part).
  5. Evaluate their own learning practices and personal goals as an autonomous learner.

Indicative Assessment

Writing (approx. 200 words) and oral (5-8 min) exercise 30% [LO 1-4]
2 Exams (2 hours each) 40% [LO 1, 3, 4, 5]
Oral exam (approx. 5 min) 20% [LO 1, 2, 4, 5]
Class engagement (approx. 500 words) 10% [LO 1-5]

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Workload

130 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 48 hours of contact over 12 weeks: 4 hours of class per week, and
b) 82 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have successfully completed SPAN1002 or have equivalent level of language proficiency as demonstrated by placement test. You are not able to enrol in this course if you have previously completed SPAN6503. Alternatively you may gain permission of the Course Convener to enrol in this course.

Prescribed Texts

Prescribed texts will be listed on the course Wattle site.

Majors

Minors

Fees

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

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
1
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and 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). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2019 $3000
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2019 $4560
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings and Dates

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
2140 25 Feb 2019 04 Mar 2019 31 Mar 2019 31 May 2019 In Person View

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