SPANISH 1

SPA1001

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Students receive a practical introduction to the Spanish language. They acquire the language largely in simulated real-life situations--a communicative approach to language learning. Throughout the semester, cultural aspects of the Hispanic world are introduced through language classes.

SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMeredith Wrigley

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesClass exercises in pairs or groups and tutorial assignments, oral exam, listening exercises, written tests, writing and speaking activities and tests, texts written in class.

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsSPA1BEA OR SPA1BE1

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Hold a 10 minute conversation about the topics seen in class throughout the semester
02. Understand and answer questions about simple audio texts that deal with the topics seen in class throughout the semester.
03. Use accurately and in context the vocabulary seen in class throughout the semester.
04. Use accurately and in context the grammar structures seen in class throughout the semester.
05. Write texts of up to 125 words using the range of vocabulary and grammar structures seen in class throughout the semester.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMeredith Wrigley

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
The lecture will cover the grammatical points studied.

PracticalWeek: 10 - 22
Two 1.50 h practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
In the practical classes students will develop their communicative skills.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Five short quizzes (800-word equivalent)

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO3, SILO4

Mid-semester exam: listening, grammar/vocabulary, writing (1,200-word equivalent)

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

End of semester exams: listening, grammar/vocabulary, writing + oral exam (2,000-word equivalent)

N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMeredith Wrigley

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 31 - 43
One 1.00 h lecture per week from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

PracticalWeek: 31 - 43
Two 1.50 h practical per week from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Five short quizzes (800-word equivalent)

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO3, SILO4

Mid-semester exam: listening, grammar/vocabulary, writing (1,200-word equivalent)

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

End of semester exams: listening, grammar/vocabulary, writing + oral exam (2,000-word equivalent)

N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5