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SP1001 Spanish Language and Texts 1

SCOTCAT credits:20
Academic year(s):2017/8
SCQF Level 7
Availability restrictions:Available only to first year students.
Planned timetable:12.00 noon

The language part of the module promotes the four skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking. There is formal grammar instruction and a programme of participative classroom activities, grammar instruction and self-access material. The texts component is designed to provide language in context and to widen the students experience of Spanish and Spanish American life and culture through selected writing and film.

Place in programme(s) and relationship to other modules


Either (SP1001 and SP1002) or (SP1003 and SP1004) are compulsory for Spanish

UG Pre-requisite(s):Higher/A-Level Spanish or equivalent.
UG Anti-requisite(s):SP1003
UG Modules required for:SP1002

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact:3 language classes, 1 lecture and 1 surgery hour (x 10 weeks), 1 seminar (x 8 weeks).
Total module hours:
  • Scheduled learning: 48
  • Guided independent study: 152

Assessment pattern

UG As defined by QAA:
  • Written examinations: 60%
  • Practical examinations: 0%
  • Coursework: 40%
UG As used by St Andrews:2-hour Written Examination = 60%, Coursework = 40%
UG Re-assessment:3-hour Written Examination = 100%


Module coordinator:Prof J Larios
Module teaching staff: