SPANISH 10

SPA4010

2017

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this advanced language subject students will examine contemporary representations of the impact of Spanish colonisation on the New World and the effect of the drug culture on Colombian society in two novels, one by Gabriel Garcia Marquez and the other by Laura Restrepo.

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 SPA4009 or equivalent or co-ordinator's approval

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects SPA3ADB, SPA1A12, SPA2A12, SPA3A12

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsDel amor y otros demoniosPrescribedGarcia Marquez, GANY
ReadingsLeopardo al solPrescribedRestrepo, L.HARPERCOLLINS

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Can express myself fluently and spontaneously without much searching for expressions. I can use language flexibly and effectively for almost all social and professional purposes.

Activities:
Oral presentations, group discussions
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Ethical & Cultural Awareness (Ethical & Cultural Awareness)
Speaking (Speaking)

02. Can quickly scan texts in Spanish for relevant information, and grasp main topic of text. Can read with ease in Spanish virtually all forms of the written language, including abstract, structurally or linguistically complex texts such as manuals, specialised articles and literary works.

Activities:
Reading activities
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Ethical & Cultural Awareness (Ethical & Cultural Awareness)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)

03. Can write in Spanish and show a good organizational structure, which enables the message to be followed without much effort. I can write with an understanding of the style and content appropriate to the task. I can produce text which is proof-read and laid out in accordance with relevant conventions. I can present and support arguments well. I am unlikely to make more than occasional errors of grammar, vocabulary or punctuation.

Activities:
Written work
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing (Writing)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)

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

Activities:
Written work; oral presentation
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Speaking (Speaking)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Life-Long Learning (Life-Long Learning)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Teamwork (Teamwork)
Writing (Writing)
Ethical & Cultural Awareness (Ethical & Cultural Awareness)

Subject options

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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-ordinatorLaura Tolton Seabra

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 31 - 43
Two 1.5 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One group oral presentation (1,000-word equivalent)30 01, 04
Written work (3,000-word equivalent)70 02, 03, 04