SPAN301 Advanced Spanish Language

Updated: 17 December 2019
Credit Points 6
Offering
Location Teaching Period Mode of Study
Armidale Trimester 1 Online
Intensive School(s) None
Supervised Exam There is a supervised exam at the end of the teaching period in which you are enrolled. The exam will either be paper-based and offered at an established exam venue or online with supervision via webcam and screen sharing technology. Coordinated by UNE Exams Unit.
Pre-requisites SPAN202
Co-requisites None
Restrictions None
Notes

Students with substantial knowledge of Spanish but with no formal University qualification and students who completed their language study more than five years prior to enrolment should contact the discipline convenor to request a placement test.

Combined Units None
Coordinator(s) Maria Bortolotto (mbortolo@une.edu.au)
Unit Description

Advanced study of Spanish language extending skills in reading, free composition, listening comprehension and oral communication. The unit illustrates aspects of contemporary Spanish and Latin American culture and society through the use of authentic written and recorded documents.

Materials No text required
Disclaimer Unit information may be subject to change prior to commencement of the teaching period.
Assessment
Must
Complete
Title Exam Length Weight Mode No. Words
Language Assessment 1 10% 425 (equivalent)
Relates to Learning Outcomes (LO)

LO: 1-4

Language Assessment 2 10% 425 (equivalent)
Relates to Learning Outcomes (LO)

LO: 1-4

Online Assessment 10% 425 (equivalent)
Assessment Notes

Structured online tutorial participation

Relates to Learning Outcomes (LO)

LO: 1-5

Compulsory Oral Interview 10% 425 (equivalent)
Assessment Notes

The oral interview will be conducted on-campus or via an online platform.

Relates to Learning Outcomes (LO)

LO: 2-5

Presentation 15% 550 (equivalent)
Assessment Notes

Narrated PowerPoint Presentation

Relates to Learning Outcomes (LO)

LO: 1-5

Compulsory Final Examination 2 hrs 15 mins 45%
Assessment Notes

This written exam is based on the structures, texts and vocabulary covered in the unit. It is mandatory to pass this component in order to pass the unit.

Relates to Learning Outcomes (LO)

LO: 1, 2, 3, 5


Learning Outcomes (LO) Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. demonstrate accuracy in listening, speaking, and reading and writing skills in Spanish language at an upper-intermediate to advanced level;
  2. recognise, analyse and use a wide range of advanced grammatical structures;
  3. apply knowledge of an extended variety of vocabulary and appropriate idiomatic expressions and linguistic registers;
  4. use well developed cognitive skills to synthesise and critically analyse information when communicating at an advanced level; and
  5. apply advanced knowledge of Hispanic cultural and social norms and Hispanic society within the context of a range of topics.