Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students combine the further development of language skills through a variety of activities, with the study of aspects of Spanish and Latin American cultural and literary texts. Grammatical study is complemented by advanced practical oral work. This subject addresses La Trobe's Global Citizenship Essential. Global Citizenship entails deep appreciation of how we live in an interconnected world, being able to recognize the global context of concepts, act across cultures and boundaries, and work with diverse communities now and in the future.

SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMeredith Wrigley

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesReadings, written work, exams.Class discussions, oral presentations.Writing up notes following classes.

Capstone subjectYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules



Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Learning resources

Aula 5 Internacional. Nueva edición. Libro del alumno

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorCorpas, J.





Chapter/article titleN/A



Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready


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

COMMUNICATION - Communicating and Influencing
COMMUNICATION - Cultural Intelligence and Global Perspective
COMMUNICATION - Digital Capability
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Creativity and Innovation
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Research and Evidence-Based Inquiry
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Adaptability and Self-Management
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Ethical and Social Responsibility
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Leadership and Teamwork

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Comprehension: understand the main ideas of a complex text on a variety of topics in Spanish
02. Speaking: present your ideas and to interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity in Spanish with your colleagues and with native speakers of Spanish
03. Writing: produce a clear, detailed text on a reasonable range of subjects. Ability to synthesise in writing various ideas on a cultural subject and to formulate an argument of your own about them in Spanish
04. Inquiry and research, critical thinking: explain a view point on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options. Ability to undertake research in Spanish for a project and to understand and analyse a variety of scholarly sources.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Blended


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMeredith Wrigley

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 31 - 43
Two 1.00 hour lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

TutorialWeek: 31 - 43
Two 1.00 hour tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.


Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Two 2-hour exams (2,000-word equivalent)

N/AOther written examIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO3

Group presentation (800-word equivalent)

N/AOral presentationGroupNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4

Written work (1,200-word equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4