SPANISH 4

SPA2004

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject we continue to emphasise performance in the skills of speaking, listening, reading and writing, but on a more advanced level than Spanish 3. The subject contains elements relating to practical language acquisition and the study of Spanish and Latin American culture.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAbraham Hernandez Cubo

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites SPA2003 or SPA2BEA or or SPA1IN3 or SPA2IN3 or SPA3IN3 or coordinator's approval

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects SPA1INB, SPA2BEB, SPA1IN4, SPA2IN4, SPA3IN4, SPA1004

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsAula 3 Internacional Libro del AlumnoPrescribedCorpas, J., Garmendia, A. and Soriano, C. 2014DIFUSION
ReadingsGramatica basica del estudiante de espanolRecommendedAlonso Raya, R. et al. 2005DIFUSION

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Understand the main points of clear standard speech in Spanish on everyday topics, on current affairs, or on issues of personal or professional interest.

Activities:
Class activities in pairs or groups and tutorial assignments
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

02. Understand written texts in Spanish that contain everyday topics or job-related language, in addition to texts on current affairs or from academic sources.

Activities:
Class activities in pairs or groups and tutorial assignments
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

03. Conduct spontaneous conversations in Spanish in simulated real-life scenarios on a range of topics, from personal issues to current affairs.

Activities:
Class activities in pairs or groups and tutorial assignments
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

04. Write in Spanish about personal experiences, desires and opinions and construct job-related texts.

Activities:
Class activities in pairs or groups and tutorial assignments
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

05. Engage in academic research to write an essay on a work of art (written, cinematic, artistic, etc.) from the Spanish-speaking world.

Activities:
Essay
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAbraham Hernandez Cubo

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.
"The lecture covers the main grammatical points studied."

Practical Week: 31 - 43
Two 1.5 hours practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.
"In the practical classes students develop their communicative skills."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
End of semester exam (listening + grammar & vocabulary + oral) (1,600-word equivalent)40 01, 02, 03, 04
Essay (800-word equivalent)20 05
Four in-class quizzes (400-word equivalent)10 02
Mid-semester exam (in-class listening + grammar & vocabulary + composition) (1,200-word equivalent)30 01, 02, 04