SPANISH 7

SPA4007

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject examines the relationship between language and society in Latin America and Spain. Topics addressed include: regional linguistic differences, majority and minority languages, the influence of other languages, politeness and forms of address, and language planning.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorLaura Tolton Seabra

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites SPA3006 or equivalent or co-ordinator's approval.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects SPA1ADA, SPA1IN7, SPA2IN7, SPA3IN7, SPA1007

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Express him/herself fluently and spontaneously without much obvious searching for expressions.

Activities:
Class exercises in pairs and groups. In-class discussions.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
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
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

02. Produce clear, well-structured, detailed text on complex subjects, showing controlled use of organisational patterns, connectors and cohesive devices.

Activities:
Group exercises in class. Quizzes and test.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
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
Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

03. Understand a wide range of texts, including academic texts, and demonstrate critical thinking in relation to them.

Activities:
All reading for class.
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
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

04. Use language flexibly and effectively for social, academic and professional purposes.

Activities:
Class exercises in pairs and groups, quizzes, oral presentations, test.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
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
Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

05. Demonstrate awareness of sociolinguistic topics in the Hispanic world

Activities:
Quizzes, test, oral presentation.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
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
Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLaura Tolton Seabra

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Seminar Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Quizzes (1,600-word equivalent)Written timely feedback in accordance with La Trobe policy40 02, 03, 04, 05
End of semester test (1,200-word equivalent)Written timely feedback in accordance with La Trobe policy30 02, 03, 04, 05
Oral presentation in class followed by discussion (1,200-word equivalent)Written timely feedback in accordance with La Trobe policy. Discussions following oral presentations feature teamwork.30 01, 03, 04, 05