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SP3001 Spanish Language 1

SCOTCAT credits:15
Academic year(s):2017/8
SCQF Level 9
Planned timetable:9.00 am Thu, plus 1 practical to be arranged on Tue

The overall objective of this core module is to promote advanced skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing in Spanish. In addition there will be elements that stimulate a high level of awareness of grammar. The syllabus is based on a selection of modern Spanish texts from both Spain and Spanish America which are used as sources for the study of various registers through reading and listening comprehension, precis and writing and rewriting exercises. The grammar involves a full understanding of an array of issues dealt with by Butt and Benjamin.

Place in programme(s) and relationship to other modules


Compulsory for all degrees involving Spanish

UG Pre-requisite(s):Pass with an average of grade 11 or better in all SP modules taken.
UG Modules required for:SP3002

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact:1 class, 1 practical and 1 surgery hour (x 10 weeks)
Total module hours:
  • Scheduled learning: 20
  • Guided independent study: 130

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:TBC
Module teaching staff: