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PL11002: Spanish written and spoken language 1

Follow this link for further information on academic years Academic Year: 2019/0
Further information on owning departmentsOwning Department/School: Department of Politics, Languages and International Studies
Further information on credits Credits: 12      [equivalent to 24 CATS credits]
Further information on notional study hours Notional Study Hours: 240
Further information on unit levels Level: Certificate (FHEQ level 4)
Further information on teaching periods Period:
Academic Year
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Summary: CW 50%, EX 50%
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Detail:
  • Coursework 1 Written (CW 15%)
  • Coursework 2 Oral (CW 10%)
  • Coursework 3 Written (CW 15%)
  • Coursework 4 Oral (CW 10%)
  • Exam (EX 50%)
Further information on supplementary assessment Supplementary Assessment:
Like-for-like reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)
Further information on requisites Requisites:
Further information on descriptions Description: Aims:

* To consolidate students' knowledge and understanding of advanced grammatical structures;
* To develop students' vocabulary and expressive with a focus on style, register and genre conventions;
* To manipulate the language accurately, in spoken and written forms;
* To develop students' listening skills.

Learning Outcomes:
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
* Employ a range of receptive and productive skills (in written and spoken form);
* Use a broad range of lexis, grammatical structures and syntax;
* Show awareness of style, register and appropriateness of language use;
* Have an insight into the target culture(s) where the language is spoken.

Skills:
Precision and creativity in the use of written and spoken language;
* Effective communication in the target language;
* Independent learning strategies;
* Adaptation to life in the target countries.

Content:
Grammar seminars:
* Targeted practice to consolidate and deepen understanding of fundamental grammatical structures.
Written language
* Activities to develop reading and writing skills, such as summaries, essay writing and critical analysis of texts.
Spoken language
* Pair and group activities, including discussions, debates and presentations on a variety of topics related to culture and society in Spanish-speaking countries. Audio-visual activities.
Further information on programme availabilityProgramme availability:

PL11002 is a Designated Essential Unit on the following programmes:

Department of Politics, Languages and International Studies
  • UHPL-AYB18 : BA(Hons) Modern Languages and European Studies (French and Spanish) with Year Abroad (Year 1)
  • UHPL-AYB23 : BA(Hons) Modern Languages and European Studies (German and Spanish) with Year Abroad (Year 1)
  • UHPL-AYB20 : BA(Hons) Modern Languages and European Studies (Spanish and ab initio Italian) with Year Abroad (Year 1)
  • UHPL-AYB17 : BA(Hons) Spanish and Politics with Year Abroad (Year 1)
  • UXXX-AYB06 : BSc(Hons) International Management and Modern Languages (Spanish) with Year Abroad (Year 1)

PL11002 is Optional on the following programmes:

Department of Social & Policy Sciences
  • UHSP-AFB16 : BSc(Hons) Social Policy (Year 1)
  • UHSP-AKB16 : BSc(Hons) Social Policy with Year long work placement (Year 1)
  • UHSP-AFB05 : BSc(Hons) Social Sciences (Year 1)
  • UHSP-AKB05 : BSc(Hons) Social Sciences with Year long work placement (Year 1)
  • UHSP-AFB04 : BSc(Hons) Sociology (Year 1)
  • UHSP-AKB04 : BSc(Hons) Sociology with Year long work placement (Year 1)
  • UHSP-AFB10 : BSc(Hons) Sociology and Social Policy (Year 1)
  • UHSP-AKB10 : BSc(Hons) Sociology and Social Policy with Year long work placement (Year 1)

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