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SP1001   Spanish Language and Texts 1

Academic year(s): 2017-2018

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 20

ECTS credits : 10

Level : SCQF Level 7

Semester: 1

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.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): In taking this module you must have higher or A-Level spanish or equivalent and you must be a first year student.

Anti-requisite(s): You cannot take this module if you take SP1003

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).

Scheduled learning hours: 48

Guided independent study hours: 152

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: 2-hour Written Examination = 60%, Coursework = 40%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 60%
Practical examinations : 0%
Coursework: 40%

Re-assessment: 3-hour Written Examination = 100%

Personnel

Module coordinator: Prof J Larios