SPANISH 4

SPA2004

2017

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.DIFUSION
ReadingsGramatica basica del estudiante de espanolRecommendedAlonso Raya, R. et al.DIFUSION

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. -Students can understand the main points of clear standard speech on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc., as well as the main point of many radio or TV programmes on current affairs or topics of personal or professional interest when the delivery is relatively slow and clear.

Activities:
Class exercises in pairs or groups and tutorial assignments
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing (Writing)
Teamwork (Teamwork)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Speaking (Speaking)

02. -Students can understand texts that consist mainly of high frequency every day or job-related language, or personal letters that provide a description of events, feelings and wishes.

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

03. - Students can deal with most situations likely to arise whilst travelling in an area where the language is spoken. They can enter unprepared into conversation on topics that are familiar, of personal interest or pertinent to everyday life (e.g. family, hobbies, work, travel and current events).

Activities:
Class exercises in pairs or groups and tutorial assignments Essays and in class written texts.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Writing (Writing)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)

04. -Students can connect phrases in a simple way in order to describe experiences and events, my dreams, hopes and ambitions. They can briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans, and narrate a story or relate the plot of a book or film and describe his/her reactions.

Activities:
Reading and listening exercises and tutorial assignments
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Speaking (Speaking)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)

05. -Students can write simple connected text on topics which are familiar or of personal interest, and can write personal letters describing experiences and impressions.

Activities:
Class exercises in pairs or groups and tutorial assignments Essays and in class written texts.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Ethical & Cultural Awareness (Ethical & Cultural Awareness)
Writing (Writing)
Life-Long Learning (Life-Long Learning)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2017, 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 + oral) (1,600-word equivalent)40 05, 02, 03
Essay (800-word equivalent)20 05
Four in-class quizzes (400-word equivalent)10 02
Mid-semester exam (in-class listening + grammar + composition) (1,200-word equivalent)30 04, 01