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SP3001   Spanish Language 1

Academic year(s): 2017-2018

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 15

ECTS credits : 7

Level : SCQF Level 9

Semester: 1

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.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Entry to the honours spanish programme

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 1 class, 1 practical and 1 surgery hour (x 10 weeks)

Scheduled learning hours: 20

Guided independent study hours: 130

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%