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DRPS : Course Catalogue : School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures : European Languages and Cultures - Hispanic Studies

Undergraduate Course: Intermediate Spanish Language (ELCH07004)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of Literatures, Languages and Cultures CollegeCollege of Humanities and Social Science
Course typeStandard AvailabilityAvailable to all students
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 7 (Year 1 Undergraduate) Credits20
Home subject areaEuropean Languages and Cultures - Hispanic Studies Other subject areaNone
Course website Taught in Gaelic?No
Course descriptionThis post-introductory course is normally intended for students who have successfully completed Introductory Spanish (ELCH07001 or ELCH07002) or have reached an equivalent standard (Standard Grade/GCSE). It is not suitable for absolute beginners or students with knowledge of Spanish at Highers/AS-level or above.

There is an identical course (Introductory Spanish Language - ELCH07003) which runs in the first semester.

All students take all elements of assessment, including the examination.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites It is RECOMMENDED that students have passed Introductory Spanish Language (ELCH07001) OR Introductory Spanish Language (ELCH07002)
Prohibited Combinations Students MUST NOT also be taking Intermediate Spanish Language (ELCH07003)
Other requirements If not taken Introductory Spanish: Spanish at Standard Grade (SCE)/GCSE, or equivalent evidence of proficiency.
Additional Costs A coursebook
A bilingual dictionary
Information for Visiting Students
Pre-requisitesEntry to any language course above introductory level is subject to a language test by the relevant subject area on arrival and at the discretion of the course organiser.
Displayed in Visiting Students Prospectus?Yes
Course Delivery Information
Delivery period: 2013/14 Semester 2, Available to all students (SV1) Learn enabled:  Yes Quota:  80
Web Timetable Web Timetable
Class Delivery Information IMPORTANT: Students must attend pairs of classes choosing ONE of:

GROUP A: Monday and Wednesday, 14:10-16:00
GROUP B: Tuesday and Thursday, 16:10-18:00
GROUP C: Tuesday and Thursday, 14:10-16:00
GROUP D: Tuesday and Thursday, 16:10-18:00

Please note: this course will not appear on students' personalised timetable. Group Sign-up sheets will be available on LEARN after the first class meeting. Groups have a limited quota, if a group reaches capacity, you will need to choose another.

Students joining the course after the first class meeting with timetable restrictions on which group they can join must contact the course secretary before enrolling to confirm availability in the required group.

The first class meeting will be Tuesday 14th January at 17:10 in Seminar room 1/2, Chrystal Macmillan Building.
Course Start Date 13/01/2014
Breakdown of Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 200 ( Lecture Hours 20, Supervised Practical/Workshop/Studio Hours 20, Formative Assessment Hours 1, Summative Assessment Hours 2, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 153 )
Additional Notes
Breakdown of Assessment Methods (Further Info) Written Exam 50 %, Coursework 50 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Exam Information
Exam Diet Paper Name Hours & Minutes
Main Exam Diet S2 (April/May)2:00
Resit Exam Diet (August)2:00
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
Following Introductory Spanish, this course will further develop your knowledge of the language in a wide variety of situations using more complex vocabulary and grammar.
Assessment Information
Coursework 50% (Regular written exercises in class and two class tests)
Degree exam 50% (A two-hour written paper)

All students take all elements of assessment, including the examination.
Special Arrangements
This course is open to all students as a credit bearing course, or over and above their full credit load, as a non credit bearing course. DELC students may only take this course if it over and above their full credit load, as a non credit bearing course.
Additional Information
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KeywordsIntermediate Spanish Language
Course organiserMiss Elena Sanz Ortega
Tel: (0131 6)50 3746
Course secretaryMiss Eleanor Humphrey
Tel: (0131 6)50 6949
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