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SP4004 Spanish Language 4: Communication Skills

SCOTCAT credits:15
Academic year(s):2017/8
SCQF Level 10
Planned timetable:9.00 am Thu, plus 1 practical to be arranged on Tue

The overall objective of this core module is to build on advanced skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing in Spanish. The syllabus uses listening comprehension based on recording, debates and oral presentations by students, and a selection of texts for the study of different linguistic registers. The final oral examination will form part of this module.

Place in programme(s) and relationship to other modules


Compulsory for all degrees involving Spanish.

UG Pre-requisite(s):SP4003 or SP4102

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact:1 class and 1 practical and 1 surgery hour.
Total module hours:
  • Scheduled learning: 22
  • Guided independent study: 128

Assessment pattern

UG As defined by QAA:
  • Written examinations: 0%
  • Practical examinations: 60%
  • Coursework: 40%
UG As used by St Andrews:15-minute Oral Examination = 30%, Aural Comprehension = 30%, Coursework = 40%
UG Re-assessment:3-hour Written Examination = 100%


Module coordinator:Dr R Fernández Romero
Module teaching staff:Dr R Fernández Romero