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SP2001   Spanish Language and Critical Approaches to Texts 1

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 20

ECTS credits : 10

Level : SCQF level 8

Semester: 1

Planned timetable: 11.00 am

In language the four skills of reading, listening, speaking and writing are developed through prepared work and class activities. Language material will reflect cultural aspects of the Spanish-speaking world. The module maintains progress from SP1002; there is a learning gradient. In texts, major critical approaches are studied with reference to the genres of poetry, prose and drama and applied to the critical analysis of specific examples of each from the sixteenth century to the twenty-first, drawn from Spain and Spanish America.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass SP1002

Co-requisite(s): Joint and Single Honours Students must also select SP2006

Anti-requisite(s): You cannot take this module if you take SP2005

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 2 language classes and 1 surgery hour (x 10 weeks), 1 lecture (x 10 weeks), 1 seminar (x 8 weeks).

Scheduled learning hours: 38

Guided independent study hours: 162

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%