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SP1004 Spanish for Beginners 2

SCOTCAT credits:20
Academic year(s):2017/8
SCQF Level 7
Planned timetable:2.00 pm or, if timetable clash, 3.00 pm.

There are three classes of language instruction per week to continue intensive language initiation and a self-access CALL program and video materials to consolidate language acquisition and instil accuracy of expression. There are also ten class hours and eight seminars devoted to Hispanic film and literature, chosen for their linguistic and cultural interest. Vocabulary and familiarisation with aspects of the Hispanic world are enhanced. A sound basis in the grammar of Spanish in this module facilitates entry into 2000-level modules in Spanish.

Place in programme(s) and relationship to other modules


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

UG Pre-requisite(s):SP1003
UG Anti-requisite(s):SP1002
UG Modules required for:SP2005

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact:3 language classes and 1 surgery hour (x 11 weeks), 1 lecture (x 11 weeks) and 1 seminar (x 8 weeks).
Total module hours:
  • Scheduled learning: 52
  • Guided independent study: 148

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:Dr T Bergman
Module teaching staff: