SPANISH 2

SPA1002

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Students continue to acquire Spanish through a communicative approach to language learning but on a more advanced level than Spanish 1. Throughout the semester, cultural aspects of the Hispanic world continue to be incorporated into the language classes.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorLaura Tolton

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites SPA1001 or SPA1BEA or SPA1BE1 or SPA2BE1 or SPA3BE1

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects SPA1BEB, SPA1BE2, SPA2BE2, SPA3BE2

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions CORE subject for the Beginners Spanish Major in the Bachelor of Arts. The running of this subject in Summer semester 2015 (wk 6-8), is subject to enrolment numbers, staff and funding availability.

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsAula 1 Libro del alumno,PrescribedCorpas, J., Garmendia, A., Soriano, C.DIFUSION

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Interact with another student in order to hold a 10 minute conversation and carry out oral tasks about the topics seen in class throughout the semester.

Activities:
Class exercises in pairs or groups and tutorial assignments
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Ethical & Cultural Awareness (Ethical & Cultural Awareness)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Speaking (Speaking)

02. Understand and answer questions about simple audio texts that deal with the topics seen in class throughout the semester.

Activities:
Listening exercises and tutorial assignments
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Ethical & Cultural Awareness (Ethical & Cultural Awareness)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)

03. Use accurately and in context the grammar structures seen in class throughout the semester.

Activities:
Five short quizzes
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Ethical & Cultural Awareness (Ethical & Cultural Awareness)
Writing (Writing)

04. Write texts of up to 150 words using a range of vocabulary and grammar structures appropriate for this level.

Activities:
Class exercises in pairs or groups and tutorial assignments Exams; in class written texts
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing (Writing)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Ethical & Cultural Awareness (Ethical & Cultural Awareness)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2015, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLaura Tolton

Class requirements

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.
"These are practical language classes."

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.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
End of semester exam (Composition, grammar, aural comprehension + oral exam) (2,400-word equivalent)60 03, 02, 04
Five short quizzes (400-word equivalent)10 03
Mid-Semester exam (Composition + grammar exam + listening comprehension)(1,200-word equivalent)30 02, 04, 03

Melbourne, 2015, Week 06-08, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLaura Tolton

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 06 - 08
Twelve 1.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 06 to week 08 and delivered via blended.

WorkShop Week: 06 - 08
Thirty six 1.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 06 to week 08 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
End of semester exam (Composition, grammar, aural comprehension + oral exam) (2,400-word equivalent)60 03, 02, 04
Five short quizzes (400-word equivalent)10 03
Mid-Semester exam (Composition + grammar exam + listening comprehension)(1,200-word equivalent)30 02, 04, 03