SPANISH 7

SPA4007

2017

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students focus on modern Latin American culture, with reference to practical Spanish grammar as required. Written texts, radio and TV material, films and literary texts will be used to sharpen and develop performance in speaking, listening, reading and writing, and to broaden the student's knowledge of Latin American culture.

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 or groups. In-class debates
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Ethical & Cultural Awareness (Ethical & Cultural Awareness)
Writing (Writing)

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

Activities:
Class exercises in pairs or groups and tutorial assignments Essays; texts written in class; grammar exercises.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Writing (Writing)
Teamwork (Teamwork)
Ethical & Cultural Awareness (Ethical & Cultural Awareness)

03. Understand a wide range of demanding, longer texts, and recognise implicit meaning.

Activities:
Listening exercises and tutorial assignments
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Ethical & Cultural Awareness (Ethical & Cultural Awareness)

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

Activities:
Class exercises in pairs or groups and tutorial assignments Oral presentations.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Ethical & Cultural Awareness (Ethical & Cultural Awareness)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Teamwork (Teamwork)
Speaking (Speaking)

05. Demonstrate awareness of different cultural practices and historical context in Spain.

Activities:
Essay; End of semester exam; oral presentation
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Speaking (Speaking)
Writing (Writing)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Life-Long Learning (Life-Long Learning)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Ethical & Cultural Awareness (Ethical & Cultural Awareness)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2017, 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*
Essay (including draft, edit and final version) (600-word equivalent)15 01, 02, 03, 05
In class writing tasks on the weekly topic (1,600-word equivalent)40 02
One 1-hour end of semester test (1,200-word equivalent)30 02, 05
Oral presentation in class followed by discussion (600-word equivalent)15 04, 05