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SP1004   Spanish for Beginners 2

Academic year(s): 2017-2018

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 20

ECTS credits : 10

Level : SCQF Level 7

Semester: 2

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.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): If not already passed you must take SP1003

Co-requisite(s): If not already passed you must take SP1003

Anti-requisite(s): You cannot take this module if you take SP1002

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).

Scheduled learning hours: 52

Guided independent study hours: 148

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: Dr T L L Bergman