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Module Title Spanish Language IA (BCom)
SchoolLan, Cult, Art Hist & Music
Department Modern Languages
Module Code 09 13786
Module Lead Mr David García Vidal
Level Certificate Level
Credits 10
Semester Semester 1
Co-requisites Spanish Language 1B (BCom) - (09 13787)
Restrictions BCom International Business with Language - compulsory;
BSc Economics with Spanish - compulsory;
BSc Money Banking and Finance with Spanish - compulsory;
BA International Studies with Spanish ¿ compulsory
Contact Hours Lecture-0 hours
Seminar-30 hours
Tutorial-0 hours
Project supervision-0 hours
Demonstration-0 hours
Practical Classes and workshops-0 hours
Supervised time in studio/workshop-0 hours
Fieldwork-0 hours
External Visits-0 hours
Work based learning-0 hours
Guided independent study-0 hours
Placement-0 hours
Year Abroad-0 hours
Description Students consolidate and build upon the linguistic skills that they have acquired at A Level.
The module is designed to develop receptive and productive skills within a range of specific registers of Spanish, particularly those areas pertaining to politics, economics and commerce. Students are required to develop their accuracy in the written language, their comprehension skills and their fluency in the spoken language.
Learning Outcomes By the end of the module the student should be able to:
  • Write fluently and accurately in Spanish on a variety of topics;
  • Use a variety of complex grammatical structures with confidence;
  • Read and comprehend authentic texts on various topics;
  • Talk about the topics studied with a fair degree of grammatical accuracy and fluency;
  • Speak in Spanish at advanced level, showing good knowledge of structures and awareness of differences between spoken and written language;
  • Understand and comment on Spanish spoken at natural speed;
  • Use vocabulary pertaining to areas of politics, international relations, business, society, tourism, culture;
  • Perform a range of written, oral and aural tasks, including essay writing, oral presentation and discussion of a broad spectrum of topics;
  • Translate accurately texts both into and from Spanish.
Assessment 13786-01 : Oral : Practical (20%)
13786-02 : aural : Practical (15%)
13786-03 : Coursework : Coursework (25%)
13786-04 : Exam : Exam (Centrally Timetabled) - Written Unseen (40%)
Assessment Methods & Exceptions Written examination (40%); Oral and listening examinations (35%); Continuous written assessment (25%)
Other None
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